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Category: Impacts :: Ecosystems
Last updated: May 25 2019 22:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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California may let polluters offset carbon by preserving rain forests. Here are the pitfalls 23.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California, a global leader on climate change, is poised to take the lead once again as it considers expanding its carbon offset program to allow polluting companies to compensate for their excess emissions by paying to preserve the Amazon rainforest.

That sounds like a winning proposition: The...

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Climate Cast LIVE with Paul Huttner 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The May edition of Climate Cast LIVE on MPR News Presents, hosted by MPR chief meteorologist Paul Huttner
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Sea Level Rise Could Displace 187 Million People in Coastal Communities 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As the Earth’s climate warms, melting ice sheets are expected to lead to an increase in global sea level.
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L.A. has a plan for combating climate change. But is it realistic? 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California has had a glimpse in recent years of what it can expect as the climate continues to change: wild swings from extreme drought to extreme rainfall and snowfall, a sharp increase in devastating wildfires and record temperatures.

With poor leadership on climate issues from the federal government,...

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Climate change: One man's fight to save a California tree 19.5.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Cody tried to replant a San Diego forest destroyed by wildfire but climate change is making it hard.
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Man-eating Tigers Could Hunt down More Humans Due to Climate Change 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The way that we live on Earth is causing an unprecedented acceleration in species extinction.
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Endangered Species Day: List of Most Threatened Animals in the World 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
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Review: ‘The Serengeti Rules’ is a nature documentary with a hopeful message 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Many nature documentaries seem to take one of two opposing approaches: They either blithely ignore the negative effects of human population growth and climate change on animals or they present the state of the natural world as so dire as to be irreparable. “The Serengeti Rules” sets itself apart...

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First Map Created of Global Underground Network Connecting Trees and Fungi 16.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
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Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped 15.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another.
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Koalas 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia with Just 80,000 Remaining 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Once a koala population falls below a critical point it can no longer produce the next generation, leading to extinction.
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US Plays Word Games in Arctic Council Consensus While Ignoring Indigenous People 11.5.2019 Truthout.com
Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response.
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Life on the ‘Biggest Little Farm’: behind the scenes of a biodynamic blockbuster 10.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

At 6:30 every Monday morning, the 60-member team at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark gathers around a campfire in the vegetable garden to discuss what happened over the weekend — maybe a lamb was born, or thousands upon thousands of ladybugs made their seasonal return to the rows of fennel — and...

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Fish on the move under climate change 10.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study in the journal Nature finds fish are on the move because of climate change. But which species can adapt, and which will run out of favorable ocean real estate as they reach their thermal limits?
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As U.N. warns of widespread extinction, California is already losing species 8.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A new United Nations report warning of a global extinction crisis identifies three parts of the world in particular danger: South America, Africa and parts of Asia.

But there are signs of struggle everywhere, notably in California. Though the state boasts some of the most diverse plant and animal...

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Nature is in trouble. Here's why you should care 7.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A United Nations report this week estimates that 1 million species are threatened with extinction. "You destroy nature and it's going to bite you back," says one ecologist.
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Human activities could erase 1 million of our fellow species 7.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It’s hard to imagine a more dire assessment of what we humans have done to the world than the 1,500-page United Nations report released Monday in Paris that says, among other things, that our collective activities have put some 1 million plant and animal species at risk of extinction, many within...

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One million species face extinction, UN panel says. And humans will suffer as a result. 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Up to 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction, with devastating implications for human survival, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
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Nature is in the worst shape in human history, U.N. report says 6.5.2019 LA Times: Science

Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations' first comprehensive report on biodiversity.

It's all because of humans, but it's not too late to fix the problem,...

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