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Amid Pine Mountain's ancient trees, a forest 'thinning' project triggers protests 1.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmentalists and local leaders oppose a federal plan to thin trees from a scenic spot deep inside Los Padres National Forest.

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How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous 21.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. A perfect storm of crises is forming across the United States. Above our heads, a “heat dome” of high pressure could blast 80 percent of the continental US with temperatures over 90 degrees for the next few weeks. This coming in […]
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Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink' 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".
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Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases 7.7.2020 BBC: World
A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.
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Koalas face extinction in New South Wales by 2050, report finds 30.6.2020 BBC: World
Populations will be ravaged by habitat loss and climate change without urgent action, a report finds.
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New global extinction target proposed 12.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
With species fast disappearing, the world needs a single target for fighting extinction, say experts.
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From lockdown to gridlock: Asia’s traffic resumes after fall in pollution 15.5.2020 BBC: World
As restrictions are eased traffic is starting to gridlock roads, leading to a rise in pollution.
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Deforestation and Monoculture Farming Spread COVID-19 and Other Diseases 12.5.2020 Truthout.com
Scientists say the current pandemic is part of a larger pattern linking infectious diseases to habitat ...
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Spills From Outdated Sewers Pose Coronavirus Risk to Drinking Water 7.5.2020 Truthout.com
Spills From Outdated Sewers Pose Coronavirus Risk to Drinking Water
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Chomsky: COVID-19 Has Exposed the US Under Trump as a “Failed State” 29.4.2020 Truthout.com
Chomsky analyzes Trump’s backing of “anti-lockdown” protests, attacks on the postal service and U.S. structural ...
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Trump Puts For-Profit Insurer in Charge of COVID-19 Hospital Funds 22.4.2020 Truthout.com
Trump tapped UnitedHealth Group, the largest private health insurer in the U.S., to help distribute funds to ...
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Trump Dismisses New Study on Danger and Ineffectiveness of Hydroxychloroquine 22.4.2020 Truthout.com
A study involving patients at VA hospitals found 28 percent of those treated with hydroxychloroquine ended up ...
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Trump Tweets Plan to Suspend All Immigration to US 22.4.2020 Truthout.com
Observers said the president's announcement is a transparent effort to rile up his base in an election ...
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Trump Reportedly Plans to Extort States Into Reopening by Holding Up Relief 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
Trump demands states reopen "soon" and thinks "additional funding could deter them from doing so," officials ...
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US Deaths Could Surpass the 60,000 Projected If States Open Now, Experts Warn 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
US Deaths Could Surpass the 60,000 Projected If States Open Now, Experts Warn
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In the Face of COVID, Let’s Reorganize Society Around the Needs of the Poor 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
It should no longer be possible to ignore the structural crisis of poverty and inequality eating away at ...
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The GOP Has Every Reason to Want the US Postal Service to Fail 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
As advocates of privatization, Republicans also have much to gain from disrupting the 2020 census and mail-in ...
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States Must Step Up to Help Immigrants Left Out of the COVID-19 Recovery 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
States have a responsibility to protect all their people by providing support where the federal government has ...
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The Day Petroleum Was Less Than Worthless 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
The Day Petroleum Was Less Than Worthless
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Trump Wants to Shield Companies Against COVID-19 Lawsuits From Sick Workers 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Wants to Shield Companies Against COVID-19 Lawsuits From Sick Workers
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