Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.
"It's an extreme set of cascading climate events pushing us into this crisis situation."
The United States has failed to take leadership in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its most biodiverse state can fill that gap.
Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.
“Intact lands are relied on by biodiversity for habitat, and by people for ecosystem services such as climate regulation and clean water.”
Trump’s border wall is not alone. Similar structures and development on the lands between nations threaten biodiversity around the globe.
Governments and nonprofit organizations need to act fast to ramp up existing protection efforts and be effective advocates for these threatened resources.
Scientists say pesticides from nearby farms are pushing them closer to extinction.
Plastics ushered in an era of incredible convenience and are largely responsible for our modern era of mass consumerism.
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