Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Water Stress is Driving Conflict and Migration. How Should the Global Community Respond?


World
Resources
Institute
Lake Erie
We are running up against the limits of our freshwater resources. We are mismanaging our water resources too, through waste and pollution. Story here.

Monarch Butterfly Migration Could Collapse, Scientists Warn


EcoWatch
PinP photo.
The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released Monday, shows a decrease from last year's count and confirms the iconic orange and black butterfly is still very much at risk.  Story here.


Wetter summers in warming climate bring disease and crop-failure risks


THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Warmer, wetter summers could produce unexpected impacts, such as disease outbreaks and crop failures. More here.