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Delta Dispatches: Flying over Louisiana’s Coast with SouthWings 24.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Delta Dispatches: Flying over Louisiana’s Coast with SouthWings
Lawsuit accuses JBS USA of illegal releases of slaughterhouse waste into South Platte tributary near Greeley 24.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday accuses meat processing giant JBS USA of illegally dumping slaughterhouse waste from a plant near Greeley into a tributary of the South Platte River.
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World's Largest Animals Are Dying Out, Leading to 'Downsizing' of Nature 23.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers predict that the average total body mass of mammals will drop by 25 percent over the next century.
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Tell Congress: Protecting Wildlife isn't Partisan 22.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Tell Congress: Protecting Wildlife isn't Partisan
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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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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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RELEASE: PACE Welcomes David McGinty as Global Director 16.5.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: PACE Welcomes David McGinty as Global Director WASHINGTON and THE HAGUE (May 16, 2019) — World Resources Institute (WRI) welcomes David B. McGinty as Global Director of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE), an initiative to drive public-private action and collaboration on the circular economy. As PACE Global Director, he will spearhead the platform’s efforts to bring about the circular economy at speed and scale - starting with projects on plastics, food and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
We must reverse biodiversity loss to save ourselves 15.5.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
We must reverse biodiversity loss to save ourselves
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California is making a weak effort to turn agriculture into a climate change fix 13.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Agriculture generates 9% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions, which makes it the state’s fourth-largest emitter, after transportation, industry and buildings. But agriculture — often seen as an enemy of the environment — is the only one of these sectors with the potential to also remove carbon...

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Trump Plans to End Endangered Species Protections, Disregards UN Report 11.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“We didn’t start doing them to not do them,” David Bernhardt said of his policies to limit protections for threatened animals and to factor the cost to corporations into protecting endangered species in an interview with The Washington Post published Friday.
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Jim Fowler, intrepid host of 'Wild Kingdom' nature series, dies at 89  10.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

He was charged by a herd of 200 elephants, escaping only with the help of a flatbed truck, and was once knocked unconscious by a surly chimpanzee named Mr. Moke, who punched him “square between the eyes.” But neither incident compared to the time a 22-foot anaconda swallowed his arm, up to the...

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Restoration Opportunities Atlas of India 9.5.2019 WRI Stories
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Back from the brink of biodiversity bust? 9.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
If the business community needed a wake-up call, this is it.
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Only a Third of Earth's Longest Rivers Are Now 'Free-Flowing' 8.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Rivers are the lifeblood of our planet," Bernhard Lehner told Newsweek.
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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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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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New UN Report on Species Extinction Highlights Need for Fishing Reform 7.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New UN Report on Species Extinction Highlights Need for Fishing Reform
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A U.N. report found a widespread extinction underway. Now what? 7.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A U.N. report found that upwards of a million plant and animal species are facing extinction. What can be done to save them? Guest host Tiffany Hanssen filled in for host Kerri Miller.
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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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A war is brewing over lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley 7.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A small Cessna soared high above the Mojave Desert recently, its engine growling in the choppy morning air. As the aircraft skirted the mountains on the edge of Death Valley National Park, a clutch of passengers and environmentalists peered intently at a broiling salt flat thousands of feet below.

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