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Plymouth calls for government action to help fishing industry

Plymouth calls for government action to help fishing industry

Plymouth City Council has called on the government to do more to help the fishing industry, which it warns is on the ‘brink of collapse’. The local authority has written to the environment secretary, George Eustice to lobby for urgent additional support for fishing. In the letter, the council calls …

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Five things Tiger King doesn’t explain about captive tigers

Five things Tiger King doesn’t explain about captive tigers

Tiger King, Netflix’s new docuseries, is roaring with popularity. But behind the human melodrama, there is a frightful truth: tigers in captivity are a significant conservation issue that could impact the survival of this endangered species in the wild. As you hunker down to binge watch Tiger King, or if …

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Covid-19, climate, and what comes next

Covid-19, climate, and what comes next

In this moment, there is no question that the government’s first priority should be to protect the vulnerable among us – those most at risk from Covid-19, and those already suffering from the financial impact of the crisis. And then they must protect our future.  Once we have defeated Covid-19, …

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Delta Tells Sick Flight Attendants: ‘Do Not Post’ On Social Media Or Notify Fellow Crew

Delta Tells Sick Flight Attendants: ‘Do Not Post’ On Social Media Or Notify Fellow Crew

Delta Air Lines has directed flight attendants who test positive for the coronavirus to “refrain from notifying” fellow crew members or posting about their health on social media, according to an email HuffPost reviewed. The email, sent Thursday afternoon to more than 25,000 flight attendants, stated that Delta management will …

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How much more damage does it take to realize what we’re doing. We’re ending up w…

How much more damage does it take to realize what we're doing. We’re ending up w...

How much more damage does it take to realize what we’re doing????❓. We’re ending up with planet Earth and everything that’s found in it????. There’s no plan B‼️.The Earth needs us and the moment is now and we can’t wait any longer????. Its time to do something and it all …

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Spillover Warning: How We Can Prevent the Next Pandemic

Spillover Warning: How We Can Prevent the Next Pandemic

As the novel coronavirus has emerged and spread around the globe, science writer David Quammen has not been surprised. He’d warned of just such a scenario in his unsettling 2012 book, Spillover, which detailed how — as we continue to disrupt the natural world — viruses are increasingly spreading from …

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Indigenous communities fear being ‘wiped out’ by coronavirus and fight with scant resources amid lack of government support

Indigenous communities fear being 'wiped out' by coronavirus and fight with scant resources amid lack of government support

Indigenous peoples are at risk of being wiped out by the coronavirus, community leaders have warned, as they battle the pandemic with meagre resources in the void of government support. Community leaders, in the Amazon Basin and Indonesia, are being forced to employ ad-hoc strategies to protect people in remote …

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A fox sleeping on the doorstep. The stop for the Coronavirus has brought nature …

A fox sleeping on the doorstep. The stop for the Coronavirus has brought nature ...

A fox sleeping on the doorstep. The stop for the Coronavirus has brought nature back to the city. Now it’s up to us to keep it. From satellite observations by the European Space Agency, it emerges that emissions of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) – one of the main polluting gases – …

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Ecuadorian children bring case against government

Ecuadorian children bring case against government

Nine children aged between seven and 14 who live in the contaminated lands of Sucumbios in the Ecuadorian Amazon have taken their government to court in a landmark case which is awaiting resolution after the lockdown.   The state owned Petro Amazonas and the Ministry of the Environment are on the receiving end of the action with the children …

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RSVP for the Spring 2020 Earth Institute Research Showcase

RSVP for the Spring 2020 Earth Institute Research Showcase

RSVP for the Spring 2020 Earth Institute Research Showcase by Sydney Proffitt |April 9, 2020 On Friday, April 10, the Earth Institute will host its annual Student Research Showcase. This event highlights current undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students who are conducting research on environmental issues and sustainable development. This year’s …

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