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Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21% 23.9.2019 WRI Stories
Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21% Comments|Add Comment|PrintRampion Wind Farm, off the coast of Sussex, England. Photo by hehaden/Flickr We know what is needed in response to the climate challenges that we face. The release of the IPCC Special Report on global warming of 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) last year urged us all to take rapid action on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or face catastrophic changes in the climate. The upcoming IPCC Special... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? 20.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
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Cuba and the U.S. can only solve shared conservation challenges by working together 18.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Cuba and the U.S. can only solve shared conservation challenges by working together
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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Seventh Mass Extinction? Severe and Deadly Event 260 Million Years Ago Discovered by Scientists 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists believe that the Earth is currently going through its sixth mass extinction event.
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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation September 10, 2019 — The Global Commission on Adaptation released its flagship report today, as the Commissioners called on world leaders to accelerate climate adaptation. The report is being released with events in 10 location around the world, from the Marshall Islands and Fiji to Beijing, New Delhi, Geneva, Ottawa, Washington DC and Mexico City. Read the report press release and the full report. Following are statements by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: September 29, 2019 9.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Multi-society Letter on Foreign Influence Sixty scientific societies respond to increased scrutiny of foreign influence and espionage in science. Administration Finalizes Endangered Species Act Regulations, Environmental Groups Challenge Changes in Courts Changes would allow agencies incorporate economic considerations into listing decisions and reverse a rule that automatically gives threatened species similar protections ...
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Episode 187: The WRI director on sustainable food systems; The lifecycle of corporate commitments 5.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, how reporting can help investors and more on China's Belt & Road Initiative.
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Hurricane Dorian Probably Just Made a Species of Bird Go Extinct 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled 4.9.2019 WRI Stories
Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled Comments|Add Comment|PrintLumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR) td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td { padding-left:10px; padding-top:8px; padding-bottom:8px; border: none; } tr:nth-child(odd) {background: #fff;} tr:nth-child(even) {background: rgb(255,228,175);} /*-->*/ You’re shopping for a new kitchen table. After poking around online and visiting a few stores, you find a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change 28.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Organic growing is proven to be better for biodiversity and chemical exposure, but is the food actually more nutritious?
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The world is going sideways. What's a sustainability professional to do? 27.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Amazon and the Arctic are burning, Greenland and Antarctica are melting, and longstanding concerns such as plastic waste, air pollution and water security that don’t seem to be getting better. How do you stay positive?
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Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires 25.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
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Macron urges G7 members to put Amazon fires at top of agenda 23.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In a tweet, the French president called the 2,500 active fires in the Amazon an "international crisis" and urged fellow G7 members to "discuss this emergency first order" at their upcoming summit.
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Letters to the Editor: Our freeways kill mountain lions. Caltrans should fix that — now 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Plans have been drawn up for freeway wildlife crossings that would help local mountain lions. Why aren't more being built right now?

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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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First New Species of North American Medicinal Leech in 40 Years Discovered 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Leeches are parasitic worms that feed on the blood of animals.
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The Trump Administration Is Pushing Wildlife to the Brink of Extinction | Opinion 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump has eviscerated the Endangered Species Act at the worst possible time for wildlife and the planet. And humans will ultimately pay the price.
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The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change 14.8.2019 WRI Stories
The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintChrist the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute. Everyone knows how important the Amazon rainforest is. The region is often in the international news, sometimes because of its diverse species, but most of the time because of deforestation and fires. However, the Amazon is not the only... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A systems approach to global agriculture could solve food insecurity 14.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Challenges face the global agricultural value chain and food security — but a different way of looking at them could be the solution.
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