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In addition to contributing to climate change, forest fires present a more immediate and very grave threat to public health. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
This Year’s Forest Fire Season Could Be Even Deadlier
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
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A coral reef in Indonesia. Coral reefs — especially Australia’s Great Barrier Reef — have proven to be very sensitive to climate change. Now scientists are trying to determine the mechanisms for climate ecosystem tipping points, and how fast they will occur around the world. (Photo: HereIsTom on VisualHunt.com / CC BY-NC-ND) Views
Studies Reveal Climate Tipping Points Could Be Here Much Sooner Than We Thought
According to the findings, climate tipping points could happen in a matter of years or decades, not on the ecological timescale of hundreds, or even, thousands of years.
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Coral and fish community in the Great Barrier Reef, Northeast of Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia, Western Pacific Ocean. News
Climate Crisis the 'Single Greatest Challenge' to Great Barrier Reef as Marine Treasure Suffers New Mass Bleaching Event
"I feel like an art lover wandering through the Louvre... as it burns to the ground," says one observer of the coral damage.
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Temperatures in the waters around the Great Barrier Reef Wednesday were higher than usual. News
'Devastating': Great Barrier Reef in Danger of Catastrophic Bleaching as Temperatures in Australia Remain High
"It's a sobering reality we're in."
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Coral and fish community in the Great Barrier Reef, News
'On a Knife Edge': Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could Soon See Third Mass Coral Bleaching in Five Years
The concerns follow new research suggesting that the climate crisis could completely wipe out all of the world's coral reef habitats by 2100.
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Australian Government Is Burning Our Children's Future
Despite devastating fires, the Australian government is actively opposing any moves to limit climate damage.
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Jane Fonda was fabulous. She took the makeshift stage in her red coat and hat and launched into a brilliant, clear speech calling upon California, and the rest of the nation and the world, to stop all new oil wells. (Photo: Rev. John Dear) Views
Fire Drill Fridays Take L.A.
Catastrophic climate change is not coming in fifty or one hundred years. It’s upon us now.
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Global grassroots mobilisation is the only way to prevent climate apartheid from taking root and taking adequate action to save the human civilisation from dying out because of its own folly. (Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Australia Fires Portend a Future of Climate Apartheid
The climate denialism of the rich and powerful is increasing the suffering of the poor and marginalised communities.
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Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war. (Photo: David Gray/Getty Images) Views
For the Fate of Planet Earth, Please See Page 5
Are we all Australians yet?
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Warning of 'Environmental Ruin and With It a Human Tragedy,' Report Details Triple Threat to Coral Reefs
These marine ecosystems "are under imminent risk of destruction" because of the human-caused climate crisis, pollution, and overfishing.
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