User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 23:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Opinion: Listen to the climate strikers. It's suicidal to stick your head in the sand next to a rising sea 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Today's climate protests reinforce what we already know: The world must act quickly and radically to upend how we create and consume energy.

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Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Seventh Mass Extinction? Severe and Deadly Event 260 Million Years Ago Discovered by Scientists 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists believe that the Earth is currently going through its sixth mass extinction event.
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National Wildlife Day: Most Endangered Species and How You Can Help 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A landmark U.N. report recently warned that one million species around the world are at risk of extinction due to human pressures and climate change.
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Billionaires are prepping for an apocalyptic ‘event’ — but what happens to the rest of us? 3.9.2019 Raw Story
The Earth is in the midst of an environmental disaster. Humankind may not survive the Anthropocene. Climatologists and other scientists are warning that if the Earth’s temperature rises more than 2 degrees Celsius that the human race may have reached a point of no return in terms of stopping global warming and the catastrophes it will cause. Global warming […]
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Great Barrier Reef Is Becoming a 'Theme Park' With Underwater Hotels and Attractions As Its Beauty Fades, Tour Operator Warns 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The tourism industry, desperate to maintain tourist numbers, is looking beyond the natural beauty of the reef because it's not quite what it was," said dive operator Tony Fontes.
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Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month 29.8.2019 techCrunch
A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. The planned action is in protest at the government’s decision to green-light a third runway at Heathrow. They plan to […]
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First 'Extreme Corals' at Great Barrier Reef Mangrove Lagoons Discovered, Could Be 'Hot Spots' of Resilience 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The presence of corals in these extreme mangrove habitats challenges our understanding of the conditions some corals are capable of living in," researcher Emma Camp said.
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Trump to Lift Logging Restrictions in America's Largest National Forest: A Climate Change Threat 'Like the Fires Burning in the Amazon,' Warns Expert 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest moves could potentially open up more than half of Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging, mining and energy projects.
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What Is Happening to the Animals in the Amazon? 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Experts say the fires are effectively endangering and eliminating the animals of the Amazon.
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Canadian Alarmist Naomi Klein Demands DNC Host TV Climate Debate 28.8.2019 NewsBusters
Canadian “rabble-rousing leftist” Naomi Klein told Democratic National Committee leaders the “must” change official rules and allow a televised debate on climate change. ...
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Trump moves to allow logging in the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest 28.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
As Brazil’s Amazon burns, President Donald Trump is taking aim at one of the largest expanses of temperate rainforest in Alaska. On Tuesday, the president instructed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to allow logging in the 16.7 million acre Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska, the nation’s largest national forest. Together with British Columbia’s Great Bear […]
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President Trump, Despite Rolling Back Over 80 Environmental Regulations, Calls Himself an Environmentalist 28.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I'm not going to lose that wealth, I'm not going to lose it on dreams," he said. "I want clean air, I want clean water, I want a wealthy country... I'm an environmentalist."
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Scientists studying effects of climate change, invasives in Minnesota -- plant by plant 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is establishing about 600 long-term monitoring sites in forests and prairies across the state. The goal is to monitor decades of landscape changes.
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Monster Hybrid Tumbleweed Species Is Taking Over California, Scientists Warn 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists say the invasive species Salsola ryanii may spread even further as a result of climate change.
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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over 'Head-in-the-sand' Approach to Protecting Endangered Species 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
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#PrayforAmazonia: Photos of Amazon Rainforest Fire Show Devastation of One of World's Largest Ecosystem 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this week.
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Editorial: Save California's species from Trump 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A California bill could limit the local damage caused by U.S. gutting of the Endangered Species Act. So what are we waiting for?

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Study finds invasive insects are a big contributor to climate change 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Invasive insects like the gypsy moth and emerald ash borer — which are steadily marching across Minnesota and the rest of the country, feasting on trees and ultimately killing them — are also contributing to climate change, according to a newly released study.
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Editorial: California's Joshua trees are threatened and the Trump administration is refusing to admit it 16.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration declined to grant "threatened" status to Joshua trees, despite scientific studies detailing the dangers to its limited desert habitat that could decimate the species by century's end.

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