Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: deforestation

Diet, ignorance and the environmental crisis

Awareness is the critical ingredient in change, individually and collectively.

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

Deforestation in Sumatra carves up tiger habitats into ever smaller patches

“The threats to tigers’ survival in Sumatra are critical.”

Study links most Amazon deforestation to 128 slaughterhouses

The study adds weight to the idea that the most effective deforestation enforcement strategy is not to regulate the Amazon’s 400,000 ranchers and farmers, but for government to enter into effective deforestation enforcement partnerships with the slaughterhouses.

Earth’s sixth mass extinction already underway

“The time to act is very short.”

Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of...

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides further evidence that, even if we haven’t already entered a sixth era of species extinction on a global scale, it may yet be imminent.

Norway Becomes the First Country to Ban Deforestation

In addition to pledging to stop deforestation, Norway is also responsible for funding several environmental projects worldwide.

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."