Saturday, September 18, 2021

Tag: biodiversity

California’s opportunity to shape worldwide biodiversity policy

The United States has failed to take leadership in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its most biodiverse state can fill that gap.

Páramos at risk: The interconnected threats to a biodiversity hotspot

The pressures of climate change and human land use could lead to the disappearance of unique biodiversity and vital ecological services.

‘Few things matter more to humans’: UN report says we must...

"Policies that minimize soil degradation and protect soil biodiversity should be a component of biodiversity protection at all levels."

World failed to meet a single goal to save nature: UN...

To set humanity on the right track, the report recommended eight transitions to improve our relationship with nature and protect Earth’s and our own wellbeing.

Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

How climate change is contributing to skyrocketing rates of infectious disease

A catastrophic loss in biodiversity, reckless destruction of wildland and warming temperatures have allowed disease to explode. Ignoring the connection between climate change and pandemics would be “dangerous delusion,” one scientist said.

The final frontiers? A call to protect the biodiversity on the...

Trump’s border wall is not alone. Similar structures and development on the lands between nations threaten biodiversity around the globe.

Wildfires can reduce biodiversity—can biodiversity be used to reduce wildfires?

A biodiversity experiment in Australia showed animal species can help reduce flammable leaf litter by 24 percent.

Linked dangers to civilization

Many of the serious dangers that we face today can be addressed by reforming our economic systems.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.