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'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests' 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.
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It’s Time to Rethink US Militarism in the Midst of COVID-19 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
This should be a time for a genuinely new approach, one fit for a world of rising disruption and ...
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Coronavirus: Chris Packham on Covid-19's impact on nature 21.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Chris Packham says nature can help during self-isolation and considers coronavirus's environmental impact.
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Upgrade for popular UK nature sanctuary 17.3.2020 BBC: Science
Climate change: It's Back to Nature on Britain's holiday coast
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet? 14.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?
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Tree planting: 'I want to plant one million’ 14.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
At top speed, Canadian Shelby Barber can plant more than 4,000 trees a day.
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The Disappearing Songs of Hawaii’s Endangered Native Birds 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sounds of Kauai’s forests are changing. Thirty years ago, David Kuhn could hear a dawn chorus and identify the many different birds that lived on the Hawaiian island. But more recently, Kuhn, a wildlife recordist based on […]
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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We will 'fight to the death' to save the Amazon rainforest 23.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Teenagers from the Amazon rainforest speak about their hopes for the future.
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Jeff Bezos Earth Fund: How can $10bn fight climate change? 19.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) to fight climate change - but how should the money be spent?
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Trump’s Plan to Plant a Trillion Saplings Misses the Forest for the Trees 19.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump, it turns out, is a fan of trees. A big fan. Such a fan, in fact, that at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, late last month, the president announced that the United States will join the One Trillion Tree Initiative, an international plan to plant and restore a trillion trees globally […]
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How warming winters are affecting everything 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.
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Trump’s Biggest Vulnerability Is His Climate Change Denial 12.2.2020 Mother Jones
A little more than 10 years ago, Donald Trump and his children signed a letter that ran as a full-page ad in the New York Times. In it, they urged global leaders to reach an ambitious climate change deal at the annual United Nations conference. The position didn’t hold. Months later, Trump said he thought Al Gore should be stripped […]
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Boulder County’s native bee species thrive in disturbed environments 9.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Because different species of bees specialize in pollinating specific plants, its widely accepted that a diverse bee population translates to a diverse plant population, which increases an areas resiliency to climate change, but what Davis’ study suggests that in order to maintain these diverse communities there must be a diverse array of habitat, often created by disturbances like fire and beetle kill.
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Showdown over Trump’s plan to overhaul landmark environmental law heads to Colorado 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
For 50 years, the NEPA law has served as an environmental Magna Carta, obligating Americans to anticipate impacts before embarking on any major development projects involving the federal government, whether through funding, permitting or the work itself.
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Insurers Should Support People, Not the Fossil Fuel Industry 6.2.2020 Truthout.com
We paid for hundreds of thousands in coverage and are legally owed, but our insurer refuses to pay ...
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Native Species or Invasive? The Distinction Blurs as the World Warms 1.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Across the warming globe, a mass exodus of tens of thousands of species is transforming the distribution of biodiversity—and challenging fundamental tenets in conservation policy and science. Are policymakers, land managers, and conservationists prepared? In recent years, […]
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The efforts to save the Great Dismal Swamp 31.1.2020 BBC: World
The area, which is now a wildlife refuge, has become vulnerable to climate change.
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