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Human Footprint Threatening Nearly 50 Billion Years of Cumulative Evolutionary History: Study
"Our findings indicate that the magnitude of our impact as a species on the natural world is incomprehensibly large, and appears to be overwhelmingly impacting the most irreplaceable areas and species on the planet."
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A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmer works on his field in Ghent, Belgium on May 21, 2020. News
Fridays for Future Europe Calls for Transforming Agricultural Policy to Tackle the Climate Crisis
"E.U. politicians must recognize that a great hope to combat the climate crisis and the collapse of biodiversity lies in agriculture."
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Poisons Mean Extinction: For Bees and Humanity
Protecting bees is an ecological duty, pushing them to extinction is an ecological crime. The threat to bees is a threat to humanity.
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Wildfires similarly show how our remaking of the natural world has had disastrous consequences. (Photo: Pixabay/CC) Views
We Created the Anthropocene, and the Anthropocene Is Biting Back
It’s clear from a recent litany of disasters—from the coronavirus pandemic to America’s deadliest wildfire in a century—there are forces that cannot be domesticated.
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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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A red admiral butterfly  stands on a flower in an urban garden in the city center on August 9, 2018 in Berlin. News
'Silent Spring Is Already Here': Global Study Shows Nearly 25% Drop in Insect Population Over 30 Years
"We keep getting clear signs that the way we live and the actions we take are having severe consequences."
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Earth Day, the first one and all of its 50 anniversaries remain days of hope. (Photo: Sanmonku) Views
My Earth Day
We still need to demonstrate that we can rebuild the economy in a way that preserves life on this blue planet. Earth Day+50 is the time to do that.
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Finding Hope in Dark Times While Avoiding Environmentalists' Mistakes of the Past
Post pandemic we will need to fight for a green and just recovery that brings together addressing climate change and caring for those hurt by the crisis.
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10 Years After BP's Deepwater Horizon Offshore Catastrophe—Worst Spill in History—and Nothing Learned, Says New Report
"If anything, another disaster is more likely today as the oil industry drills deeper and farther offshore."
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Coronavirus a 'Clear Warning Shot' From Nature to Humanity, Top Scientists Say
"We are intimately interconnected with nature, whether we like it or not. If we don't take care of nature, we can't take care of ourselves."
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