All Articles on Biodiversity

Actress and activist Jane Fonda (C) and actor Sam Waterston (C R) News
'A Real Movement Boost': Sam Waterston and Jane Fonda Among Those Arrested Demanding Green New Deal in DC
This was Waterston's first-ever time being arrested. The climate crisis, he said, is "worth it."
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To Combat Dishonest Marketing, New 'Farm vs. Factory' Website Contrasts Industrial and Sustainable Agriculture
The educational website was launched by U.S. nonprofit Food & Water Watch, which campaigns to outlaw factory farming nationwide.
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The Zackenberg valley in Northeast Greenland, summer 2018 - huge amounts of snow still covered the ground in late June, where the snow-covered season usually is coming to an end. (Photo: Lars Holst Hansen) News
In Twist of Climate Crisis, Study Finds Extreme Arctic Snowfall in 2018 Caused Near 'Complete Reproductive Failure of Plants and Animals'
"2018 may offer a peep into the future, where increased climatic variability may push the arctic species to—and potentially beyond—their limits."
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'An Ecological Abomination': Trump Moves to Open Largest Protected Forest in US to Logging Industry
"This ecologically rich landscape and critical wildlife habitat will be lost forever if industry is allowed to clear-cut our national forest."
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Study Predicts 'Frightening Future' for North American Birds, With Two-Thirds of Species Extinct by 2100 If Earth Warms More Than 1.5 Degrees
"There's hope in this report, but first, it'll break your heart if you care about birds and what they tell us about the ecosystems we share with them. It's a bird emergency."
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The prime strangeness about all this is the implicit assumption that "the law" in some way has conceptual dominion over Lake Erie or the Klamath River or Pachamama and can choose (or choose not) to give a particular ecosystem, which sustains life itself, the right to exist. (Photo: Jim Liestman/Flickr/cc) Views
The Rights Of Nature
We're still treating a living, life-sustaining, crucial being as property: the ecosystem. And in the process, we’re choking our own habitat—that is to say, ourselves—to death.
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Biodiversity-based agriculture is not just a climate solution, it is also a solution to hunger. (Photo: Manipadma Jena / IPS)  Views
We Need Biodiversity-Based Agriculture to Solve the Climate Crisis
We need to move from oil to soil.
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Two American bald eagles are perched on a nesting stand at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. News
17 States File Suit to Stop Trump Administration's Crippling of Endangered Species Act
"The only thing we want to see extinct are the Trump Administration's beastly environmental policies."
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UN Climate Report on Oceans, Frozen Regions Warns 'Unprecedented Transitions in All Aspects of Society' Needed to Sustain Life on Earth
Describing scientists' latest warnings as "chilling and compelling," environmentalists called for "enacting radical policies" that protect marine ecosystems and fully phase out fossil fuels.
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Brazilians Blast Bolsonaro's UN Speech Denying Amazon Devastation as a Total 'Scam'
Critics of his environmental agenda warn that "Bolsonaro's policies bring an immediate risk to all humankind."
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