Tag Archives: ClimateChange

I got 99 problems and dumping is one

I got 99 problems and dumping is one

Canada has new standards for marine protected areas, but are they good enough?  By Elissama Menezes WWF-Canada celebrated earlier this year when the federal government announced a ban on oil and gas exploration, mining, dumping, and bottom trawling in all federal marine protected areas. While this is a positive step …

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In pictures: sustaining all life on World Wildlife Day

In pictures: sustaining all life on World Wildlife Day

Wild animals face multiple challenges. As well as all the usual issues of finding enough to eat and avoiding being eaten, human activity has introduced many more problems. The climate is changing, forests are disappearing and the oceans are being polluted. So we must ensure the sustainable use of natural …

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Months After Major Oil Spill, Bahamas Could Permit Offshore Drilling

Months After Major Oil Spill, Bahamas Could Permit Offshore Drilling

The Bahamas looks poised to greenlight drilling for oil in waters about 150 miles from South Florida just months after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the island nation and caused a major spill on Grand Bahama island.  The Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) hopes to drill its first exploratory well in an area …

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What do you think of climate change? ~ Tag: #infiniyou for a feature Photo: ️ _…

What do you think of climate change?
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The Congo rainforest is losing its ability to absorb carbon dioxide. That’s bad for climate change.

The Congo rainforest is losing its ability to absorb carbon dioxide. That’s bad for climate change.

Scientists have determined that trees in the Congo Basin of central Africa are losing their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, raising alarms about the health of the world’s second-largest contiguous rainforest and its ability to store greenhouse gases linked to climate change. A study published Wednesday, March 4, in the …

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How Hip Hop Can Bring Green Issues to Communities of Color

How Hip Hop Can Bring Green Issues to Communities of Color

The environmental movement has largely failed to connect with people of color and marginalized urban communities. By confronting issues from contaminated water to climate change, hip hop music can help bridge that divide and bring home the realities of environmental injustice. By Thomas Easley • March 3, 2020 When I was diversity director …

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Good news! Because words matter, the (UK newspaper) updated its glossary in 201…

Good news! Because words matter, the  (UK newspaper) updated its glossary in 201...

Good news! Because words matter, the @guardian (UK newspaper) updated its glossary in 2019 in regards with environmental news. . All journalists and editors are now expected to follow the new guidelines when referring to the following terms: . “Climate change” is replaced by “Climate emergency” or “Climate crisis” to …

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Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years. A global research team, led by the University of Leeds, say they fear the world’s remaining undisturbed tropical forests may have already begun to …

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Conflict and harm at Pan American Silver

Conflict and harm at Pan American Silver

A new map from EJAtlas illustrates conflicts and harms associated with eight mining projects, from Mexico to Argentina, owned by Pan American Silver (PAS). Research by the EJAtlas group with MiningWatch Canada, Earthworks and the Global Economy Program at the Institute for Policy Studies exposes the systemic nature of the conflicts …

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