User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: Mar 25 2020 15:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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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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Can Finland's Saimaa seals survive climate change? 11.3.2020 BBC: Science
This breed of seal is facing extinction but conservationists in Finland are trying to save it.
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Urban pollinators make beeline for native violet blooms 10.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Polish researchers find violet coloured native flowers are favoured by urban-dwelling bumblebees.
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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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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From allergies to declining business, warming winters affect everyday life 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For many parts of the United States this winter has been one of the warmest on record. People around the country are feeling the effects of it.
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Australia fires were far worse than any prediction 24.2.2020 BBC: Science
The 'breathtaking scale' of the Australian bushfires were way beyond anything climate science predicted, say scientists.
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JP Morgan economists warn of 'catastrophic' climate change 21.2.2020 BBC: Business
Researchers say delaying climate change action risks "potentially catastrophic outcomes".
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Conservation: Calls to protect species across borders 20.2.2020 BBC: Science
Measures to protect the jaguar and Asian elephant are being proposed at an international summit.
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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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Why were two Mexican butterfly activists found dead? 14.2.2020 BBC: World
Relatives and co-workers live in fear after two monarch butterfly activists were found dead in Mexico.
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Monaco's Prince Albert II: Oceans are a 'family heritage,' with little time to save them 13.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Grace Kelly's son is hopeful the U.S. will rejoin efforts to address climate change and protect oceans. But, he said, 'the window is closing.'

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France's Macron vows to protect Mont Blanc from overcrowding 13.2.2020 BBC: World
France will create a new reserve around the mountain amid concerns over tourism and pollution.
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Op-Ed: Get Big Agriculture out of cannabis farming in California 11.2.2020 LA Times: Commentary

California has a chance to create an alternate, sustainable model to agriculture with cannabis farming.

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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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Bumblebees are disappearing because of extreme heat 7.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New research shows that climate change and habitat loss are causing widespread decline among bumblebees in North America and Europe — and putting ecosystems that depend on these pollinators at risk.
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