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Category: Impacts :: Species
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Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its corals since 1995 14.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Every type of coral has declined since 1995 because of climate change, an Australian study finds.
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Covid: Why bats are not to blame, say scientists 13.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Bats have been scapegoated by humans for centuries, with Covid only the latest example, say scientists.
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Wildfire ravaged this rancher's cattle and maybe his family legacy. He blames politics 3.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

The North Complex fire killed this rancher's herd of cattle, and five generations of a family legacy. He blames forest management, climate change and the politics of division.

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Biodiversity: Why the nature crisis matters, in five graphics 30.9.2020 BBC: Science
Human destruction of nature has led to the extinction of many plants and animals.
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Two-fifths of plants at risk of extinction, says report 30.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
We are failing to harness the many benefits plants can provide, say scientists.
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1.8 Billion Tons More Greenhouse Gases Will Be Released, Thanks to Trump 28.9.2020 Truthout.com
A new report details the consequences of environmental policy rollbacks the Trump administration has pushed so ...
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Review: 'Scuse me while I 'Kiss the Ground': How soil might be Earth's climate change savior 25.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The documentary "Kiss the Ground," narrated by Woody Harrelson, makes the case that by regenerating the Earth's soils, we can balance the climate and save the world.

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Greenwashing Capitalism Won’t Heal the Planet 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
To truly heal the planet we have no alternative but to replace our current economic paradigm with a more equitable ...
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California grants western Joshua trees temporary endangered species protections 23.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

California officials have taken the unusual step of granting temporary endangered species status to the western Joshua tree.

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Wild maple trees 'in serious need of conservation' 22.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
One in five species of maple are threatened in their natural habitats, an extinction study says.
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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN 15.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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WWF: Canada endangered species face 'staggering losses' 2.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The World Wildlife Fund says species at risk of global extinction have seen population falls of 40%.
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The wilds of one Lake Ontario bay reveal how coastal habitats suffer from a changing climate and human choices 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Throughout the Great Lakes basin, about 70% of wetlands have vanished, and coastal areas in particular have lost 50% of their wetlands, mainly because of urban development and agriculture.
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Editorial: Climate change will devastate California's Joshua trees. The state needs to protect them 20.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The longer California waits to protects its iconic Joshua trees, the harder it will be to help avoid extinction

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Renewable energy corporations fight endangered species status for Joshua trees 18.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Renewable energy corporations have launched a campaign to derail a petition seeking endangered species protection for Joshua trees.

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Editorial: Elephant and lion heads belong on those animals, not on some trophy hunter's wall. 17.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A state bill banning the possession in California of the heads and other body parts of African wildlife killed by hunters for trophies should pass the legislature.

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Donald Trump, Kanye West, and a Weird Western Bird Are All Somehow Involved in a Major Conservation Battle 17.8.2020 Mother Jones
The greater sage-grouse has a very hard life. Aside from facing predators like foxes, bobcats, and coyotes, the ground-dwelling western bird is also threatened by oil and gas development, miners, ranchers, hunters, climate change, invasive grasses, and, now, Kanye West. This spring the rapper and presidential hopeful, who purchased a sprawling ranch in Cody, Wyoming, […]
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Scientists unlock Alpine trees' molecular defence 17.8.2020 BBC: Science
Researchers say they have found a way to resist the spread of a disease threatening forests.
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Biden Has a Weak Link on Energy and Ethics— an Ex-Obama Official With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Ken Salazar, the Obama administration’s first-term interior secretary, took a job at an industry law and lobbying firm just months after leaving office. There, he refashioned himself as an oil champion and avoided disclosing the companies that paid […]
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Climate change: Polar bears could be lost by 2100 20.7.2020 BBC: Science
Scientists say we have time to save polar bears if we act now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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