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<p>Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall particpated in a Tuesday webinar about pandemics, wildlife, and intensive animal farming. News
Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be 'Finished' After Covid-19 Without Ending 'Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment'
"Our disrespect for wild animals and our disrespect for farmed animals has created this situation where disease can spill over to infect human beings."
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Andatu, a Sumatran rhino, one of the rarest large mammals on earth, is seen at the Rhino Sanctuary at Way Kambas National Park in eastern Sumatra November 8, 2016. News
'Extinction Is a Political Choice,' Scientist Says After Study Warns of Threat to Civilization From Humans Destroying Wildlife
"This new study shows yet again that the very survival of humanity is at stake if we don't end the heartbreaking wildlife extinction crisis."
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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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Activists gathered in San Francisco Thursday for a socially distanced protest targeting asset manager BlackRock. News
Climate Protesters Call Out 'Hot Air' of Financial Giant During BlackRock Annual Meeting
"The time for rhetoric and baby steps is long gone. BlackRock has to make substantial changes to its entire investment model in order to be the climate leader it claims to be."
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Fears of Bolsonaro's Threat to the Amazon Realized as New Data Shows Rainforest Destruction Up 55%
"Bolsonaro is not only turning a blind eye as land grabbers, illegal loggers, and miners continue to plunder Indigenous territories during the pandemic, he plans to make things easier for them."
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To me the most misplaced invective is the treatment given to Bill McKibben. He comes across in the film as dishonest and corrupt. And yet he has done more for the climate justice movement than almost anyone else in the world.  (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Mobilizing Climate Action in the Face of Planet of the Humans
Michael Moore and Jeff Gibbs's new film is so full of weak analysis, misinformation, and misplaced invective that I worry it will cause more harm than good.
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Without 'Transformative Change' to Global Economic Systems, Humans Risk Causing More Deadly Pandemics
"There is a single species that is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic—us... We have a small window of opportunity, in overcoming the challenges of the current crisis, to avoid sowing the seeds of future ones."
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Protesters picketing outside a JP Morgan Chase branch on Manhattan in November 2019 as part of a growing national movement to hold the bank accountable for its central role in funding the global fossil fuel industry. News
Coronavirus Crisis, Says Coalition, Must Force Wall Street to Finally Recognize Perils of Climate Shocks 'Barreling Towards Us'
"In this recovery we face a clear choice: bail out the fragile fossil financial system and lock in the next climate crash, or keep building a resilient green financial infrastructure that will serve as a stable foundation going forward."
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Casey Camp-Horinek, Ponca Nation leader, speaks out during an action inside the UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid. Views
Celebrating Climate Women on International Women's Day
In the midst of multi-layered injustices including institutionalized patriarchy, colonization, racism, and economic inequality, women continually lead the way.
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Amazon forest canopy at dawn in Brazil. News
'Alarming': Tropical Forests in Shift From Carbon Sponge to Carbon Source
"We've found that one of the most worrying impacts of climate change has already begun."
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