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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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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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World Scientists Call for Global System Change to Address Climate Emergency 12.11.2019 Truthout.com
World Scientists Call for Global System Change to Address Climate Emergency
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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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Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead 5.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look.
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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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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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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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Why Extinction Rebellion Might Succeed — and in Many Ways, Already Has 19.10.2019 Truthout.com
The U.K.-based social movement for climate action could be on the way toward winning its ultimate goal — system ...
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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What Did Hurricane Dorian Do to the Bahamas’ Coral Reefs? 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm in the nation’s history, a team of scientists is setting out to assess the damage to the vibrant coral reefs that are […]
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Want to Know What Climate Change Feels Like? Ask an Alaskan. 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adrienne Titus was heading back to her parents’ village on a sweltering afternoon in early July when she saw the dead salmon. She had been fishing upstream with her mother on the banks of the gorgeous Unalakleet River, […]
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Study predicts ‘frightening future’ for North American birds, with two-thirds of species extinct by 2100 if earth warms more than 1.5 degrees 12.10.2019 Raw Story
“There’s hope in this report, but first, it’ll break your heart if you care about birds and what they tell us about the ecosystems we share with them. It’s a bird emergency.” In a new study published Thursday by the National Audubon Society, scientists say that saving hundreds of bird species from extinction by the […]
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Opinion: As a birder, I see the effects of climate change every day. Now, Audubon has quantified the threat 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new Audubon report sounds the alarm on the effects of climate change on birds

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