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‘I’ve seen 40 on one dive’: invasive lionfish threatens ecosystems in Med

A removal project aims to reduce numbers of the unwelcome arrival that has quickly become prevalent Non-native lionfish have become increasingly common in parts of…

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Florida swamped by red tide – but is fertilizer plant spill making it worse?

Dolphins, manatees and 800 tons of dead fish are piling up on the state’s shorelines in one of the worst algal blooms in years Piles…

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Ikea likely sold furniture linked to illegal logging in forests crucial to world climate: report

The report criticized an international green organization that gave its seal of approval to a Russian logging firm with a record of flouting forestry laws….

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At Least 841 Manatees Have Died in Florida in Just the First Six Months of 2021

Manatees, the gentle giants of the seas, are perishing in unprecedented numbers. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/at-least-841-manatees-have-died-in-florida-in-just-the-1847285584 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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17-million-gallon sewage spill closes miles of beaches in California

About four miles of beaches from El Segundo to the southern end of Playa del Rey were closed indefinitely while officials conducted tests on the…

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Florida breaks manatee death record in first six months of 2021

Wildlife authorities say the unprecedented number of deaths was primarily caused by starvation. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57802165 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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‘Killing spree’: Wisconsin’s wolf population plunges after protections removed

Researchers blame poaching and hunting far beyond quotas after species dropped from endangered list As many as one-third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves probably died at…

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Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A “last ice area” is crucial for the survival of polar bears but is suffering from climate change. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57682081 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Biden announces new steps on wildfires: US must ‘act fast’

President Biden announced a series of steps in response to intensifying wildfires in the western U.S. on Wednesday, calling the fires “a problem for all…

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‘We saw it coming’: The Indigenous leader fighting climate change

Nemonte Nenquimo discusses how climate change has altered the Amazon and the elders who guide her work. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/6/29/we-saw-it-coming-the-indigenous-leader-fighting-climate-change Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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New Zealand to ban most single-use plastics by 2025

Ban on plastics including cotton buds, packaging, cutlery, straws and fruit labels to be phased in from next year New Zealanders will be farewelling their…

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Rattlesnakes everywhere: the odd consequences of California’s drought

Snakes, bears and other animals seeking refuge from the drying landscape are increasingly finding their way into urban environments Len Ramirez stalked through the dried…

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The push to make ‘ecocide’ an international crime takes a big step forward

A proposed definition of “ecocide” aims to add mass environmental destruction to the list of crimes the International Criminal Court can prosecute. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/push-make-ecocide-international-crime-takes-big-step-forward-n1272059 Droolin’…

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Rockefeller, Ikea foundations launch $1 billion clean-power push in developing nations

Two foundations just unveiled a $1 billion initiative to help deliver clean energy to huge numbers of people worldwide who lack electricity access — and…

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Earth’s carbon dioxide levels hit 4.5 million-year high

The amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached its annual peak, climbing to 419 parts per million (ppm) in May, according to…

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Reducing poverty can actually lower energy demand, finds research

Ethiopians carrying jerrycans of water. (credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/2011/Lemma) As people around the world escape poverty, you might expect their energy use to increase. But my…

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North Atlantic whales shrinking due to fishing gear entanglements

A right whale born today is expected to reach a total length about a meter shorter than one born 40 years ago, study finds Whales…

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Study: Warming driving rapid oxygen losses in lakes in U.S. and across globe

Oxygen levels in hundreds of freshwater lakes in the U.S. and around the world are plummeting — and climate change is largely to blame, according…

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Biden suspends oil-drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Republicans and the energy industry have long sought to open the remote area, as Democrats, environmental groups and some Alaska tribes have worked to keep…

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Giant Galapagos Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct 100 Years Ago Found on Island

Lately, feel-good news is hard to come by, but this week we have exactly that. That’s because government officials and researchers in Ecuador just confirmed that a…

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Brazil: aerial photos reveal devastation by goldminers on indigenous land

About 20,000 prospectors operate illegally in Yanomami reserve near Venezuela border, say activists Rare and disturbing aerial photographs have laid bare the devastation being inflicted…

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Bad day for Big Oil: Climate activists score big wins against Exxon and Shell

“Today was a stark warning for Big Oil,” said Bess Joffe, of the Church Commissioners for England, with executives “being held to account by investors…

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