Mike Gaworecki

 

Mike Gaworecki is based in San Francisco. His writing has appeared on BillMoyers.com, Alternet, Treehugger, Change.org, Huffington Post, and more. Mike started writing for Mongabay as a contributor on forests issues and joined the staff in September 2015.

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Sunday, January 01, 2017
Top Climate Stories to Watch in 2017
2016 was something of a mixed bag for the global climate. On the one hand, renewable energy use has never been higher — but on the other hand, 2016 brought with it news of record fossil fuel consumption, as well. Meanwhile, the Paris Climate Agreement went into force on November 4, far sooner than...
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Fires are destroying pre-Amazon forest and threatening to wipe out uncontacted Indians for the second time in less than a year. Photo Credit: © INPE. Views
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Raging Amazon Forest Fires Threaten Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe
Small groups of Guajajara Indians, the Awá’s neighbors in the Amazon, reportedly battled the blaze for days without the assistance of government agents until Brazil’s Environment Ministry launched a fire-fighting operation two weeks ago. Some 50 percent of the forest cover in the territory was...
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