Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: coral reefs

Largest coral reef survey in French Polynesia offers hope

“It’s nice to see that places like that still exist.”

Ocean heat waves becoming more frequent and killing coral instantly

Marine heatwaves, which have become more frequent, intense, and have been staying longer, are playing a huge role in coral death, says...

Lawmakers in U.S. Virgin Islands ban sunscreens that harm coral reefs

“Oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene devastate coral and marine life and are also known carcinogenic and hormone disruptors in humans.”

Biodiversity can help coral reefs survive in current climate crisis

Coral reefs, often referred to as “the rainforests of the seas,” are currently facing a variety of threats from ocean warming and...

Zinke recommends opening up pacific national monuments to commercial fishing

Many scientists see marine reserves as crucial to the health of surrounding waters, giving fishing populations the space they need to grow.

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.