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A Climate Change Scientist Answers Common Questions 15.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From the single best thing you can do to help the climate, to how long the planet is going to last.
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UN: Environment is deadly, worsening mess, but not hopeless 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The report concludes "unsustainable human activities globally have degraded the Earth's ecosystems, endangering the ecological foundations of society." But it also says changes in the way the world eats, buys things, gets its energy and handles its waste could help fix the problems.
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'Green News Report' - March 12, 2019 12.3.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Teens around the world plan global day of strikes for climate action; Trump formally nominates oil and gas lobbyist to head Interior Department; Wyoming's coal industry gets a bailout; PLUS: Bernie Sanders in 1989 was right about media coverage of climate change in 2018... All that ...
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Wanted: More pastures for West’s overpopulated wild horses 9.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
About 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the south, cattle ranchers, wild horse advocates and the BLM have been embroiled in decades of lawsuits over wild horses in an area of mostly unfenced, interspersed public and private lands called the Checkerboard. The booming wild horse population there competes with cattle for forage and water in the high desert, the ranchers claim.
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Africa’s Sovereignty Over Food 9.3.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Local food and seed systems must be rebuilt for Africans, write Mariam Mayet, Stephen Greenberg and Linzi Lewis. By Mariam Mayet, Stephen Greenberg and Linzi Lewis  African Centre for Biodiversity in Johnnesburg Inter Press Service Africa is facing dire times.…Read more →
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Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study 6.3.2019 Raw Story

Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way they do so may determine whether they survive, a new study has found. Researchers harnessed datasets spanning two decades to examine how two species of Arctic wildlife — belu...

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Heatwaves Are Sweeping Across the Oceans “Like Wildfires That Take out Huge Areas of Forest” 5.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The number of heatwaves affecting the planet’s oceans has increased sharply, scientists have revealed, killing swathes of sea-life like “wildfires that take out huge areas of forest.”  The damage caused in these hotspots is also harmful for humanity, which relies […]
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Coming up: What makes Duluth Duluth? 5.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Host Angela Davis is on the road. She's invited three guests to talk about Duluth, its economy, its thriving music scene -- and its great lake.
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World Wildlife Day 2019: 15 Biggest Threats to Oceans 3.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface and make up more than 99 percent of the planet’s livable habitat.
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Small Farmers Vs. Big Mining in Central America 1.3.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Heavy-metals pollution threatens indigenous agriculture throughout the region, reports Edgardo Ayala. By Edgardo Ayala in San Salvador Inter Press Service Like an octopus, metals mining has been spreading its tentacles throughout Central America and dealing a blow to the region’s agriculture…Read more →
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Stop Freaking Out About the Future of Climate Change and Start Worrying About the Present 1.3.2019 Mother Jones
While there are a lot of alarm bells sounding over how climate change will affect marine ecosystems and the world’s seafood supply in the future, there’s been much less attention paid to the effects it’s already had on them. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates that more than 90 percent of […]
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Siberian Plant Could Hold Key to Bioenergy Discovered 27.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Plant scientists can now use the species to create new bioenergy crops to withstand temperature extremes.
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How Is This 10-Year-Old Fighting Climate Change? First, by Ditching School. 24.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Fridays at 9 a.m., 10-year-old Lilly Platt doesn’t head to school like other kids in her class. Instead, she takes placards and a keep-cup filled with hot chocolate, and stands outside the town hall in Zeist, just east of Utrecht in […]
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Can a Butterfly Stop Trump’s Wall? 22.2.2019 The Moderate Voice

"The issue is not whether butterflies can fly over a wall, but whether private property (farms, businesses, homes) should be seized and destroyed for a project that does not serve the greater good or enhance national security," -- National Butterfly Center.

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How to keep conservation policies from backfiring in a globally connected world 21.2.2019 The Moderate Voice

A worker marks timber logs at a concession area in Sarawak, Malaysia. Rainforest logging in Asia feeds much of the world’s thirst for timber. AP Photo/Vincent Thian Andrew Frederick Johnson, San Diego State University For many years environmentalists have urged the public to “think globally, act locally” – meaning, consider the health of the planet, […]

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Polar Bear 'Invasion' Is a Symptom of Climate Change 19.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most wild animals are averse to being so close to humans, so their incursions into our lives shows how desperate they are getting.
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Uncovering the military's unlikely role in astrophysics and environmental conservation 19.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When we think of the military, chances are neither astrophysics nor environmentalism spring to mind. Two recent books explore the overlap between these ostensibly noncombatant fields and the armed forces, inviting us not only to rethink our understanding of war and those who wage it but space and...

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What Would Happen If All the Insects Went Extinct? 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Insect numbers everywhere are declining—and scientists aren't exactly sure why.
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Great Backyard Bird Count is underway this weekend 17.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bird lovers around the world are counting birds this weekend for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which provides valuable data for avian research.
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Matthews Defends Green New Deal Over Common Sense, Maduro Over Bolton 14.2.2019 NewsBusters
In a wild Hardball on Wednesday, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews spent the latter portion of the program defending the Green New Deal, expressing dismay at Republicans for “mak[ing] fun of” the proposal seeking to address the dangers “we're facing as a species” because of climate change, and defending murderous Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro because National Security Adviser John Bolton isn’t a ...
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