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'Nature Is Unraveling': New WWF Report Reveals 'Alarming' 68% Plummet in Wildlife Populations Worldwide Since 1970
"In the midst of a global pandemic, it is now more important than ever to take unprecedented and coordinated global action to halt and start to reverse the loss of biodiversity."
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In this long exposure photo, the LNU Lightning Complex fire continues to burn in the ridges near Chemise Road in Healdsburg, California on August 21, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) News
As Amazon and California Burn, New Analysis Warns Human Activity Driving Global Wildfire Surge
Given estimates that humans are responsible for around 75% of fires, "this means solutions are in our grasp too."
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A sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) is seen inside a cage at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program's rehabilitation center on November 10, 2016 in Kuta Mbelin, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The orangutans in Indonesia have been known to be on the verge of extinction as a result of deforestation and poaching. (Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images) News
Top Global Experts Say Humanity Must 'Heal Our Broken Relationship With Nature' to Prevent Future Pandemics
"We must curb the high risk trade and consumption of wildlife, halt deforestation and land conversion, as well as manage food production sustainably."
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An accident at a power station in the Russia region of Krasnoyarsk caused about 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel to spill into an Arctic River on May 29, 2020. News
Putin Declares Federal Emergency After Diesel Fuel Spill in Arctic River That Could Take Decades to Recover
Reports indicate melting permafrost caused by global heating may have damaged the industrial facility.
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The truth is that tribal people are the best conservationists and understand their environment better than anyone else.(Photo: Survival International) Views
A Colonialist Land Grab Is Happening Right Now in Congo
In the name of "conservation," thousands of families, tribes and communities in Africa and Asia have had their land stolen and been forced into destitution and despair
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Humanity 'Sleepwalking Towards the Edge of a Cliff': 60% of Earth's Wildlife Wiped Out Since 1970
"Nature is not a 'nice to have'—it is our life-support system."
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In 11th Annual Earth Hour, Green Groups Call for Global Effort to Combat Climate Crisis and Defend Biodiversity
From Paris's Eiffel Tower to the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, world landmarks went dark Saturday night for one hour
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With Oceans Threatened as 'Never Before in Human History,' World Leaders Fail to Show Urgency
"It is now clear our actions are having a significant impact on the world's oceans. The future of humanity, and indeed all life on Earth, now depends on us."
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Global Demand for Meat Amounts to 'Appetite for Destruction,' Says New Study
Report points to massive need for land to grow feed crops as an overlooked cost of industrial farming
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'The Greatest Single Step' to Help Elephants Was Just Taken
In 'game-changing' development, China announces it will ban all domestic ivory trade by end of 2017
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