Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Humans are Poisoning the Ocean—and It's Poisoning Us Back


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Photo by Fabio Grasso
New study shows deadly bacteria levels spiking in North Atlantic as ocean temperatures rise. Story here.

Canadian Military Official Fears Pipeline Will Lead to "Disaster of Epic Proportions"

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Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) has serious concerns that a major pipeline project proposed by Calgary-based energy company TransCanada Corp. will lead to a "disaster of epic proportions," reported Radio-Canada on Tuesday, based on a series of internal emails. Story here.

How Brazil, Panama and Costa Rica Breathed New Life Into Their Degraded Lands

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This is the third instalment of our Restoration Global Tour blog series. The series examines restoration success stories in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe and North America. Tune in over the coming months for additional installments, or check out our Restoration Diagnostic for more information. Story here.

Humanity Just Ate Through Planet's Annual Resource Budget Faster Than Ever

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A clearcut forest in Canada.
...and it's only August. That's the fastest pace yet. Story here.