Tuesday, March 31, 2020

This land is your land

The trial in tiny Cavalier, North Dakota, in remote Pembina County, was heartbreaking.

Could rights of nature laws help save endangered orcas?

In the face of the climate crisis imperiling endangered species, some activists and governments are turning to a radical, rights-based approach to protect nature.
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Following house approval, U.S. has a chance to ban the cruel shark fin trade

Sharks are killed 30 percent faster than they can reproduce, including for the inhumane fin trade.

30 Million Gallons Under the Sea: Five Years After BP Disaster, New Drilling Okayed...

While there is an ongoing impact of the 2010 oil spill, drilling has resumed near the site of the explosion that caused the worst industrial environmental disaster in U.S. history. Doesn't anyone remember the devastation?

Our last decade to get climate right

In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.

Death by Fracking

One man-made process that could drive human species to possible extinguish is fracking. While Wall Street bankers and hedge fund managers are profiting from this cycle of destruction, humans are suffering.

Dirty-Energy Supporters Cower before Hurricane Francis Strikes

As Pope Francis takes on global warming in 2015, dirty-energy supporters are cowering as their flimsy ideological castles are being threatened. Yet it's about time humans admit that climate change is not only a matter of science, but also of moral duty.

Did Drought and Climate Change Cause Middle Eastern States to Collapse in 2014?

The collapse of the Middle Eastern states is pointing to climate change as one culprit. The already bad climate problems in the Middle East will only get worse over the next 50 years.
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Amnesty head: Climate crisis is a “death penalty” for humanity. Leaders need political will...

More than a million students are expected to walk out of class on Friday in a Global Climate Strike, with more than...

SeaWorld Agrees to End Killer Whale Shows in San Diego

Blaming public outrage and dwindling attendance, SeaWorld will phase out the signature killer whale shows at its San Diego theme park next year. But why will killer whale shows at its Orlando and San Antonio theme parks continue?