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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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Dozens of endangered turtles disappear from Japan zoo 7.11.2019 Raw Story
More than 60 endangered turtles have disappeared from a zoo in Japan’s southernmost province in a suspected theft, officials said Thursday. “We feed them twice a week and a keeper noticed their number was clearly low,” said Kozue Ohgimi, zoo section chief at Okinawa Zoo and Museum, told AFP. Officials later found cable ties used […]
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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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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Trump’s Reckless Push to Drill in the Arctic Is Meeting Fierce Opposition 1.11.2019 Truthout.com
The Arctic Refuge is one of the U.S.’s last wild places, and the coastal plain is its biological ...
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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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Gunnison sage grouse population numbers decline to alarming low, nonprofit says 24.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gunnison sage grouse population numbers are down to alarming levels, according to a nonprofit environmental conservation group.
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MPR News AM Update: A Trump plan is keeping kids off Medicaid 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus a look at Minnesota’s rural homeless population and the oft-mentioned 2030 deadline for addressing climate change.
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Gray wolves are protected in Washington. So why does the state keep killing them? 23.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Numbers of endangered gray wolves are increasing in Washington state, but after some have attacked livestock, the Department of Fish & Wildlife has exterminated entire packs, upsetting animal advocates. Gov. Jay Inslee has told officials to kill fewer wolves, a move that upsets ranchers and hunters.

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A psychology expert explains why human evolution can help us understand impeachment 22.10.2019 Raw Story
Whatever you think about the potential – likely? – impeachment of Donald Trump (and I’m all for it), this development converges intriguingly with The Goodness Paradox, a fascinating 2018 book by anthropologist Richard Wrangham. In it, Wrangham makes the paradoxical suggestion that socially orchestrated murder – something very much like the modern death penalty – may have […]
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White Christians are an endangered species — and that’s part of what drives their support of Trump 22.10.2019 Raw Story
Much attention has been given to how the widening partisan polarization in America has cut along racial lines, with white voters growing more sharply conservative as they decline as a share of the electorate. But the divide is not only visible in racial data. According to a study from the Public Religion Research Institute first reported […]
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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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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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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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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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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