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The Amazon rainforest is on fire. Climate scientists fear a tipping point is near 26.8.2019 LA Times: Science

Land-grabbers in Brazil are slashing and burning the Amazon rainforest. If too many trees are removed, Earth's climate could lose a critical buffer.

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How Did the Amazon Rainforest Fires Start? 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Brazil has experienced a record number of wildfires this year, more than half of which occurred in the Amazon region.
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Stop Sharing Those Viral Photos of the Amazon Burning 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
The hashtag #AmazonRainforest was trending on Twitter Wednesday, with many users outraged that the mainstream media was not sufficiently reporting on the fires that have ravaged the world’s largest rainforest. There are very real fires burning in the Amazon and they do deserve more coverage, but there’s a big problem with this viral campaign: Most of […]
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Mexico wants to run a tourist train through its Mayan heartland — should it? 20.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Big public works like the Maya Train demand careful planning. But the environmental and social repercussions could be disastrous.
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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The climate solutions beneath our feet 15.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
if 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
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Is grass-fed beef really better for the planet? Here's the science 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are many elements to consider: climate, animal welfare, greenhouse-gas emissions, land use. And with so many factors at play, sometimes the answer gets complicated.
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To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate? 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.
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'Fortnite' Update 10.0 Adds New Season X Map & BRUTE - Patch Notes 1.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Fortnite" update 10.0 is live with huge changes for Season 10. See the new map and say hi to the BRUTE in the patch notes.
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Trump revived the Cadiz water project. Now California has added a new hurdle 1.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a law blocking the controversial Cadiz project from pumping groundwater from the Mojave Desert without approval from the State Lands Commission.

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Former USDA Official Leslie Jones Joins EDF to Lead Working Lands Program 31.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Former USDA Official Leslie Jones Joins EDF to Lead Working Lands Program
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Former USDA Official Joins EDF to Lead Working Lands Program 31.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Former USDA Official Joins EDF to Lead Working Lands Program
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Vail housing proposal spotlights growing threat to Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep habitat 27.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's declining bighorn sheep population faces increased competition as Vail developers plan to build worker housing on habitat east of town, a conflict pitting economic interests at a ritzy mountain resort against wildlife in once-pristine high country.
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Review: The American West is dying. Christopher Ketcham's 'This Land' is a rallying cry to save it 26.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

'This Land' writer Christoper Ketcham wants to stop logging, oil drilling and cattle grazing from destroying public lands.

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As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice? 25.7.2019 WRI Stories
As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice? Comments|Add Comment|PrintKids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr After the largest election in history, India's government faces important decisions on how to respond to climate change, including preparing for its increasing impacts on the lives and livelihoods of millions of Indians. While climate and environmental issues such as deforestation, water stress and floods were largely absent in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 Questions About Agricultural Emissions, Answered 24.7.2019 WRI Stories
5 Questions About Agricultural Emissions, Answered Comments|Add Comment|PrintBeef comprise a significant portion of agricultural emissions. Flickr/uacescomm */ Agriculture provides a livelihood for billions of people every day and feeds all of us. Yet food production has significant impacts on the environment through deforestation and water pollution. It’s also a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. As countries work to cut their emissions overall, agricultural emissions need to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Could this new way of grazing help avoid a culture clash over burgers? 22.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Reforms in the way cattle are handled promise dramatic reductions in emissions related to beef production.
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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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'Fortnite' Update 9.40 Adds New Tactical Shotgun, Nerfs Combat One - Patch Notes 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Fortnite" update 9.40 brings Epic and Tactical Shotguns to Battle Royale plus a Birthday Event in Save the World. Read the full patch notes here.
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