Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: ecosystem

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.”

The final frontiers? A call to protect the biodiversity on the...

Trump’s border wall is not alone. Similar structures and development on the lands between nations threaten biodiversity around the globe.

5 lessons for the future of water

In a moment where we feel caged, where we are scared of losing our loved ones, and we feel vulnerable in the middle of a pandemic that seems unstoppable, our ecosystem is presenting us with a challenge.

Storms and rising seas threaten coastal ecosystems—here’s what we can do

Governments and nonprofit organizations need to act fast to ramp up existing protection efforts and be effective advocates for these threatened resources.

Under Trump, federal agencies halt reviews of toxic pesticides that endanger...

Scientists say pesticides from nearby farms are pushing them closer to extinction.

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Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

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Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.