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Fire Fundamentally Alters Carbon Dynamics In The Amazon

Archived, 59 days ago From  

BRAZIL - The fires closing in on Erika Berenguer?s research site in Brazil?s eastern Amazon were unlike anything she had seen in years working in the forest. Smoke hung heavy the air. ...

Consumer Focus Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade By Reducing Demand

Archived, 62 days ago From  

NICARAGUA - The first time I heard about illegal wildlife trade, my brain could only focus on poaching. People taking precious animals and plants from nature to butcher them, eat them or sell them in local or international markets. But one day, during the first ...

Can Locally-Led Conservation Protect Coral Reefs In A Changing Climate?

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Throughout the conservation community there are serious concerns for the future of coral reefs. ...

It's Deja Vu For Orangutans, Devastated By Climate Change And Hunting Once Before

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Orangutans face a changing climate and are hemmed in by a growing human population using novel technologies to hunt them down. It's a situation they have been in before 20,000 years ago. ...

After Reviving Fish And Forests, Jola Villages Tackle New Threats

Archived, 63 days ago From  

SENEGAL - To feed their families, the residents of Mangagoulack, in Senegal?s Casamance region, don?t need to look much further than the winding river channels and well-kept fields behind their village. Fish, rice, vegetables, honey and mangoes provide Senegal ...

In A Colombian Sanctuary, Once Trafficked Birds Fly Again

Archived, 63 days ago From  

COLOMBIA - A 50-minute drive from Cartagena, the most important tourist city in Colombia, is a place that preserves the colors and sounds of biodiversity. A two-hour stroll through the 7 hectares (17 acres) of the National Aviary of Colombia takes visitors thr ...

Fire And Agroforestry Revive California Indigenous Groups Traditions

Archived, 63 days ago From  

Frank Lake stoops beside a low-growing shrub, cups one hand beneath a cluster of cobalt berries and swiftly claps it to his mouth. The purple-lipped grin he flashes leaves no doubt. Huckleberries! ...

Overwhelmed By Climate Change? Here's What You Can Do

Archived, 63 days ago From  

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown. ...

The Poisoning Of The Amazon

Archived, 64 days ago From  

PERU - The pitter-patter of rain echoes through our metal boat as we chug down the Madre de Dios River in the Peruvian rainforest. Trees line the riverbanks, just visible through the dense fog and heavy rain, while macaws and capuchin monkeys screech in the ...

Kenya: Indigenous Ogiek Face Eviction From Their Ancestral Forest Again

Archived, 64 days ago From  

KENYA - Caroline Chepkoeh looked around her idyllic property, perched on a hilltop surrounded by green maize fields as far as the eye can see. A storm front was approaching from the north and the wind swayed the corn stalks and trees alike. The 34-year-old m ...

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Climate change will bring more and more heat waves

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The heat in Malaysia often feels next to unbearable. For days on end, the sun is scorching and the heat is sweltering. That, ...

End Phosphate Mining in Manatee County

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The expansion of phosphate mining in Manatee County would threaten freshwater resources in the Myakka and Peace River watersh ...

Amazon basin deforestation could disrupt distant rainforest by remote climate connection

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The ongoing deforestation around the fringes of the Amazon may have serious consequences for the untouched deeper parts of th ...

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From Maine to Florida, people along the East Coast strongly oppose offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean -- yet ...

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