Tag Archives: Conservation

Climate Change This Week: CO2 Levels Zooming Faster, First Protest in Space, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly – as are ours. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as … Continue reading

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Feel Inspired Right Now: Meet the Goldman Award 2016 Heroes

The Goldman Awards reward those brave Davids that fight corporate Goliaths worldwide, trying to preserve their homes and communities from unjust, destructive development, and important ecosystems that benefit all of us. This is what binds our heroes this year: recognizing … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Fragging Forests, Chicks, and More!

@@ The Elevator Pitch on Climate Change: Naomi Oreskes Harvard professor of scientific history, and author of OO Merchants of Doubt describing the industrial campaign to create public doubt and confusion about the science of climate change. * * Source idealpoutry.com … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Deforested Soil Emits Carbon for Decades, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon We all suffer when forests are destroyed. Source SOB – IAR Indonesia, RAN Problems: OO Soil Releases Carbon For Decades After Forests Are Felled study finds. OO Endangered … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Deforestation Invades the Amazon, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Threats: Palm oil plantations eat away at forests in Borneo. Source: Mongabay.com OO Palm Oil Deforestation Spreads to the Amazon — Peru: Palm Oil Firms Plan To Destroy … Continue reading

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WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO Scientists Call On Obama To Stop Logging In Old Growth Forests OO Groups Sue EPA Over Failure To Regulate Emissions From Factory Farms OO At Vatican, EPA Chief To Talk ‘Moral Issue’ Of Climate Change … Continue reading

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The Chainsaw Queen, an Easy Climate Strategy, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon A beautiful inhabitant of Brazilian forests, the scarlet macaw. Rhett Butler/Mongabay.com OO Brazil’s Forests Threatened By ‘Chainsaw Queen’ — the New Agriculture Minister OO Restored Forests Help Efforts … Continue reading

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