Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Italy rebuked for failure to prevent olive-tree tragedy

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European Commission reveals widespread delays by the country’s authorities to halt spread of deadly plant disease. Story here.

Coming Soon. Planet in Peril Will Soon Provide You With a Valuable Insight Into the Impact Rising Sea Levels are Already Having on Canada. (Video Preview)


Monday, 5 June 2017

Donald Trump, climate saviour?


THE NATIONAL OBSERVER
Donald Trump tried to pull the rug from under climate action by pulling out of the Paris 
accord. But it looks more and more like Trump’s move may have the opposite effect, 
giving the global climate movement what it most lacked — a clear enemy. Story here.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

‘It’s going to be grim, but there will still be coral’: Scientists call for realism about reefs

The Washington Post
With coral reefs all over the world suffering ongoing bleaching and death at the hands of warming ocean waters — from remote coral atolls in the Indian Ocean to Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef — the future of these beloved marine ecosystems appears increasingly grim. But while experts almost universally agree that climate change will continue to shape the future of the world’s corals, some scientists insist that there’s still hope for them. Story here.

Climate Change Is Killing New England’s Moose. Can Hunters Save Them?

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climate
news
Ticks that flourish as temperatures rise are decimating the once-thriving population. Some experts think reducing moose numbers is the best way to save them. Story here.

A moose in Riding Mountain National Park, Canada. PinP photo.

A 10-year old's vision for healing the planet | Genesis Butler | TEDxCSULB

THE CLOCK IS TICKING ON SITE C

SIERRA
CLUB BC
The results of the BC election are finally in, and the message is clear: Almost sixty per cent of voters called for a review or cancellation of the Site C dam. Their concerns must be honoured by the incumbent government. Details here.

Beyond Covid 19. Are we risking yet another pandemic if we continue to embrace "assembly-line" livestock production into the future?

by Larry Powell No one would argue that Covid 19 demands our undivided attention. Surely,  defeating this "beast" has to be &...