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A Beautiful World: Roadless wilderness under attack 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For two decades the roadless rule has protected millions of acres of pristine national forests from road construction, mining, and logging. The policy is now threatened by new proposed laws.
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Signs of trouble ahead for Lake Superior's historic lake herring fishery 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The cisco is a fish in demand: Its meat graces Passover tables as gefilte fish, and its eggs are a delicacy in Scandinavia. Commercial fishing operations on Lake Superior’s North Shore depend on it. But there are signs that the cisco, also known as lake herring, may also be a fish in peril.
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Global Inaction on Climate Change Could Wipe Out Emperor Penguins 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
Ann emperor pinguin looks down at their baby surrounded by ice
Emperor penguins could virtually disappear by 2100 due to loss of Antarctic sea ice.
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Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ reworked to ‘make climate change audible’ 11.11.2019 Raw Story
A classical orchestra in Germany aims to “make climate change audible” with a reworking of Antonio Vivaldi’s famous violin concertos “The Four Seasons” using algorithms based on climate data. The project reimagining one of the most widely recognized classical works is entitled “For Seasons” and will be performed in Hamburg on Saturday. A collaboration between […]
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Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change 8.11.2019 Raw Story
The concept of a canary in a coal mine – a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger – originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. Today another bird, the Emperor Penguin, is providing a similar warning about the planetary […]
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Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change 8.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

Emperor Penguin in Antarctica. Stephanie Jenouvrier, CC BY-ND Stephanie Jenouvrier, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The concept of a canary in a coal mine – a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger – originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. […]

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Scientists foresee ‘untold suffering’, another climate record falls 6.11.2019 Raw Story
More than 11,000 scientists warned Tuesday of “untold suffering” due to global warming, even as another team said Paris carbon-cutting pledges are “too little, too late”. The European Union, meanwhile, confirmed that last month was the warmest October ever registered, fast on heels of a record September and the hottest month ever in July. Three-quarters […]
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California wildfires signal the arrival of a planetary fire age 5.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

Wind whips embers from a tree burned by a wildfire in Riverside, Calif. Oct. 31, 2019. AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Another autumn, more fires, more refugees and incinerated homes. For California, flames have become the colors of fall. Free-burning fire is the proximate provocation for the havoc, since its ember […]

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Indigenous People Blocked Ecuador Oil Auction in Growing Fight to Save Amazon 3.11.2019 Truthout.com
Indigenous People Blocked Ecuador Oil Auction in Growing Fight to Save Amazon
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California Wildfires Signal The Arrival Of A Planetary Fire Age 2.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Wind whips embers from a tree burned by a wildfire in Riverside, Calif. Oct. 31, 2019. AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu Stephen Pyne , Arizona State University Another autumn, more fires, more refugees and incinerated homes. For California, flames have become the colors of fall. Free-burning fire is the proximate provocation for the havoc, since its ember storms are engulfing landscapes. But in the hands of humans, combustion is also the deeper cause. Modern societies are burning lithic landscapes - once-living biomass now fossilized into coal, gas and oil - which is aggravating the burning of living ...
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Regenerative farms 'producing more, opening new markets' while fighting climate change 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
How do farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep productivity high at the same time? Experts say it’s possible with regenerative farming.
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California wildfires signal the arrival of a planetary fire age 1.11.2019 Raw Story
Another autumn, more fires, more refugees and incinerated homes. For California, flames have become the colors of fall. Free-burning fire is the proximate provocation for the havoc, since its ember storms are engulfing landscapes. But in the hands of humans, combustion is also the deeper cause. Modern societies are burning lithic landscapes – once-living biomass […]
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After Getting Whaled on by Environmentalists, the Trump Administration Is Helping a Vulnerable Sea Mammal 1.11.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration isn’t exactly heralded as a friend to nature’s creatures. It has, after all, rolled back Endangered Species Act protections, shrunk national monuments, and proposed opening the United States’ largest national forest up to logging and construction. But earlier this month, the administration announced it plans to designate more than 300,000 square nautical […]
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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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How do you save endangered gorillas? With lots of human help 29.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulent inside.
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Oil Drilling in Greece? This Is What the High Cost of Debt Payments Looks Like. 28.10.2019 Truthout.com
A woman covered in oil stands in front of a green Extinction Rebellion banner
The Greek government appears all too eager to welcome the oil drilling future.
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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We Can’t Solve the Plastics Crisis With Other Disposables 21.10.2019 Truthout.com
Fish in a coral reef swim around plastic floating in the water
Corporations are pushing alternatives to plastic, but many come with severe ecological consequences.
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Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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Pumping oxygen in a lake to try to save fish facing climate change 14.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help.
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