Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: biodiversity

Meet the industry lobbyists fighting efforts to solve the biodiversity crisis

"This research sheds new light on an area of lobbying that has largely been able to slip under the radar and should act as a wake-up call to policymakers ahead of the U.N.'s upcoming biodiversity conference," said InfluenceMap's program manager.

Global forest area declined by 60% since 1960, study finds

More monitoring, preservation, and reforestation globally is necessary to maintain forested land and prevent major biodiversity loss.

Up to 40% of the world’s land is degraded by humans,...

“In a world of profligate consumerism, global supply chains, and a growing population, land resources—our soil, water, and biodiversity – are rapidly being depleted."

The win-wins of climate and biodiversity solutions

We need all efforts, big and small, to solve the biodiversity and climate crises.

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.

POPULAR

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
video

Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.