User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Jun 19 2019 06:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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DNR commissioner: Connection to outdoors critical to health, conservation 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told a group of lake advocates on Tuesday that it's her personal mission to connect more people with the outdoors.
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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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‘Climate Emergency’ Activism Now Official Party Line At Telemundo 12.6.2019 NewsBusters
Showing its fierce determination not to cede an inch in liberal advocacy to arch-rival Univision, Telemundo, the Spanish language sister television network of NBC, has announced its decision to uncritically and wholeheartedly embrace climate alarmism in its coverage of climate and environmental ...
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Flood risks bring warnings for those living, playing near rivers in southwestern Colorado 10.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in southwestern Colorado are warning tourists and residents to take precautions as the melting of this winter’s record snowpack is leading to flood risks.
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Art from invasive species creates conversations about conservation 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A traveling art studio lets people make paper with pulp created from an invasive grass. The artist hopes to spark interest in paper making and conversations about environmental issues.
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Good girl! These dogs are helping save habitats by finding rare turtles 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Iowa researchers have implemented an innovative method to help conserve a species that once thrived on the state's prairies — the ornate box turtle.
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Antibiotic resistance is not new – it existed long before people used drugs to kill bacteria 5.6.2019 Raw Story
Imagine a world where your odds of surviving minor surgery were one to three. A world in which a visit to the dentist could spell disaster. This is the world into which your great-grandmother was born. And if humanity loses the fight against antibiotic resistance, this is a world your grandchildren may well end up […]
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Hitting Paris climate goals would save 759 lives in L.A. during huge heat wave, study finds 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For decades, climate scientists have been designing models to predict global warming’s long-term ecological effects: sea level rise, coral bleaching, extinctions of entire species.

Researchers have now taken a step that hits closer to home, characterizing for the first time how various climate...

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The 'Great Dying' nearly erased life on Earth. Scientists see similarities to today 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was the biggest extinction in Earth's history. A new Smithsonian exhibit notes that some of the same things that killed over 90 percent of ocean species 250 million years ago are happening now.
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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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Science Won’t Save the Planet 29.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
We urgently need to wean ourselves off our addictive consumption, to stop identifying with the system that is killing us, writes Jonathan Cook.  By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net I don’t write much directly about climate collapse, even though by any measure it…Read more →
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Canadian Man Smuggled 4,700 Live Leeches In Carry-On Luggage, Officials Say 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ippolit Bodounov, of Niagara Falls, a city in Ontario, pleaded guilty last week to smuggling thousands of live, blood-sucking leeches on a flight from Russia to Toronto.
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After Years of Abuse, the Earth Has Sent Its Bill Collectors 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have to stop relying on our "Capitalism One" card to defer the true cost of what we exploit and consume.
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Man Caught With 5,000 Leeches in Flight Luggage 28.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The leeches were sniffed out by dogs at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
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Climate change: ‘We’ve created a civilisation hell bent on destroying itself – I’m terrified’, writes Earth scientist 27.5.2019 Raw Story
The coffee tasted bad. Acrid and with a sweet, sickly smell. The sort of coffee that results from overfilling the filter machine and then leaving the brew to stew on the hot plate for several hours. The sort of coffee I would drink continually during the day to keep whatever gears left in my head tu...
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Scientists Have More Bad News About the Oceans. They Found It by Looking in the Past. 27.5.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Plankton don’t get nearly the respect they deserve. These tiny organisms (phytoplankton being plant-like cells that produce much of the world’s oxygen, zooplankton being little animals) float around at the mercy of currents and form the very foundation of the […]
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Climate Change Won't Wait Until 2020—We Need Bipartisan Action Now 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The infrastructure bill may be an opportunity to take meaningful steps forward on climate action, already under this administration
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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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Careless fans trample pristine Icelandic park after Justin Bieber video goes viral 20.5.2019 Raw Story
Climate change continues to contribute to severe weather events all over the world, even as the Trump administration refuses to join America’s European allies in fighting global warming. Earlier this month scientists estimated that a million species are destined for extinction thanks to human ...
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