Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: extinction

What we’ve lost: The species declared extinct in 2020

The causes of these extinctions range from diseases to invasive species to habitat loss, but most boil down to human behavior.

Bumblebees face extinction from the climate crisis

"Our results show that we face a future with many less bumble bees and much less diversity, both in the outdoors and on our plates."

Five things to watch at this month’s big wildlife trade treaty...

New wildlife trade rules being discussed at CITES could affect 550 species, including elephants, rhinos and giraffes.

We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril

Kokia drynarioides is a small but significant flowering tree endemic to Hawaii’s dry forests. Native Hawaiians used its large, scarlet flowers to...

A million extinctions eclipsed by one royal grandbaby

Mainstream media gave more time to the royal baby’s birth in the week he was born than to all stories about the climate crisis in all of 2018.

Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations in the last...

We are the 'last generation' that can save our planet.

Earth’s sixth mass extinction already underway

“The time to act is very short.”

Around the world, environmental laws are under attack

Without our hard-won environmental protections, we would all already be breathing polluted air, drinking befouled water, and living in a world with much less wildlife.

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.

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

Senate parliamentarian says minimum wage increase cannot be in relief bill, Progressives urge VP...

“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.