Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: ecosystem

Endangered red wolf pups born in wild for first time in...

“This new litter is the first wild-born litter of red wolves since 2018."

The impact of ecotourism on sustainable initiatives

The industry’s primary goal is to preserve these environments so humanity can appreciate them for generations to come. However, it might hurt more than it helps.

Links from the brink: 8 good environmental news stories you might...

Hard work and persistence can pull us back from the brink just as greed and indifference can push us toward it.

Infrastructure for insects: Congress should invest in bees and butterflies

Providing diverse, healthy habitat will meet a long-neglected need for the thousands of native pollinators in the country.

Move or change: How plants and animals are trying to survive...

Thor Hanson’s new book explains the biology behind climate change and why some species may be better able to survive a quickly changing planet.

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

Nearly all Chinook Salmon in ​Sacramento River expected to be killed...

"It's an extreme set of cascading climate events pushing us into this crisis situation."

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.

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

Humans destroyed intact ecosystem land the size of Mexico in just...

“Intact lands are relied on by biodiversity for habitat, and by people for ecosystem services such as climate regulation and clean water.”

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.