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Tropical forest restoration is a global, high-value opportunity 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Forests have valuable ecological services and economic benefits, and this is where we should focus.
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How Allbirds, Organic Valley and Everlane support regenerative agriculture 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A small-but-mighty group of consumer goods is offsetting their carbon emissions by sourcing materials from farms and ranches investing in these best practices.
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India’s Environmental Challenges in 10 Images 16.7.2019 THE CITY FIX
The last two decades have seen a rampant rise in environmental challenges being faced by cities and countries globally. In India, too, challenges related to air pollution, waste management, scarcity of water, conservation of natural resources, and loss of biodiversity, ...
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Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil and water in Kern County canyon 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California authorities said Friday that crews are beginning to clean up a massive oil spill that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a Kern County canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills.

The seep, which has been flowing off and...

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Largest Expanse of Private Land in California Now Open to Wilderness Travelers 11.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
California's iconic Tejon Ranch is opening the gates to its 270,000 acres for the first time to the public.
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California needs housing, but not in mountain lion country 6.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The mountain lions of Southern California — facing dangerous freeway traffic, lethal poisons in their prey and the continued encroachment of humans into their habitat — are threatened with extinction. The question now is how much we care and what we’re willing to do, spend or sacrifice to protect...

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Biodiversity helps coral reefs thrive — and could be part of strategies to save them 1.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New diversification approaches could help save "the rainforests of the sea."
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It’s either California’s mountain lions or more development. Choose wisely 27.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: I have been actively involved in wildlife habitat organizations for more than 25 years and am shocked that once again, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), an out-of-state gadfly organization, is taking an end-run around local politicians. ("California’s mighty predator — the...

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Hearing on wolves' protected status draws large, passionate crowds 26.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hearing was the only opportunity, anywhere in the country, for members of the public to give input in person on the federal proposal to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
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Should L.A. mountain lions get protection under California’s Endangered Species Act? 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As the mountain lions of Southern California approach what some experts call an “extinction vortex,” environmentalists are demanding that state officials grant the big cats protective status — a move that could potentially ban development on thousands of acres of prime real estate.

Mountain lions...

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Europe’s Once-Mighty Climate Warriors Are Staging a Comeback After Other Leaders Have Failed 23.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Traditionally, the European Union—the federation of 28 nations with 512 million inhabitants—has prided itself on being the global front runner in progressive policies on the environment and climate change. It has championed binding CO2 reduction targets in international negotiations, led the […]
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Science is at the core of the sustainable management and conservation of Mexico’s marine resources 21.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Science is at the core of the sustainable management and conservation of Mexico’s marine resources
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Florida Forest, Home to More Than 20 Protected Species, to Be Bulldozed for Walmart Development 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Activists lose long-running battle over 138-acre development on Miami-Dade's pine rockland.
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Virtual Reality Immerses Viewers in Monarch Butterflies’ 3,000-Mile Migration 19.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Virtual Reality Immerses Viewers in Monarch Butterflies’ 3,000-Mile Migration
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Scientists Recreate the Mysterious Feeding Habits of This Bizarre 550 Million-Year-Old Organism 19.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The findings suggest that these early large, complex lifeforms were more like modern animals than previously thought.
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Sea Otters 'At Risk' From Low Genetic Diversity: 'This Is a Warning Sign, a Red Flag' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea otter populations crashed during the fur trade, with as few as 1,000 remaining worldwide.
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How Ancient Humans Reached the Mega-continent of Sahul in One Massive, Well-planned Wave of Migration 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Recent research is a testament to the remarkable sophistication and adaptation of the first maritime arrivals in Sahul tens of thousands of years ago.
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Policy News: June 17, 2019 17.6.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: NSF BIO Advisory Committee Considers NEON User Engagement, No-deadline Policy A subcommittee tasked with understanding the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) user engagement recommended the formation of a separate entity for community user engagement. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Congress House Science Committee holds hearings on IPBES Global ...
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ADVISORY: Press Call Featuring Caribbean Ministers on International Climate Action, European Council Decision 14.6.2019 WRI Stories
ADVISORY: Press Call Featuring Caribbean Ministers on International Climate Action, European Council Decision The findings of the IPCC 1.5 C report and the UN Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services were unequivocal: the climate crisis a clear and present danger to us all and its consequences will grow exponentially if urgent action is not taken. On June 20-21, European leaders meeting at the EU Council can decide to strengthen the EU’s 2030 target under the Paris... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
On the menu: Transforming global food systems 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The main course of the future of food will be meeting the nutrition needs of a growing population.
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