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Biodiversity


4 Major Environmental Treaties the U.S. Never Ratified — But Should

Most of the world’s countries support these global agreements on conservation and pollution, but the United States is noticeably absent.

Tara Lohan ·


Corporate Polluters and DeSantis Face Ire as Hundreds of Tons of Sea Life Dead in Florida

"The governor could declare this red tide an environmental emergency and free up funds for people hurt by the event."

Julia Conley ·


Biden Interior Dept Denounced for Giving Big Oil Green Light to Harass Polar Bears, Walruses

"President Biden promised bold climate action, but this is business as usual. Polar bears and walruses deserve better."

Brett Wilkins ·


Groups Welcome Biden Review But Demand Congress Permanently Protect Arctic Refuge From Drilling

Activists urge lawmakers to reverse a relevant 2017 law, "cancel the leases issued by the Trump administration, and shut down this dangerous drilling program once and for all."

Jessica Corbett ·


A Missed Opportunity: Rights of Nature Removed From New Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

This removal is not only a missed opportunity, but also hinders the framework's capacity to implement transformative change to regress rampant biodiversity loss as well as encourage systemic change that is desperately needed in our environmental crisis.

Rachel Bustamante ·


The Past Reveals the Climate Breakdown We Are Headed Towards

We now know exactly what trajectory we will be on if we continue to burn fossil fuels and swamp the atmosphere with carbon.

Bill McGuire ·


The Climate Crisis Has Gone Critical

Human-induced climate change has gotten so bad that our only hope isn’t to reverse it, but to simply save what we can.

David Helvarg ·


Including Environmental and Health Costs, True Price of Food Is 3 Times What Americans Pay, Report Finds

The report reveals "an immense opportunity to invest in the food system so that it brings future returns while serving both people and the planet," said the Rockefeller Foundation.

Julia Conley ·


There Is a Monster in Our Oceans, and It Isn't Sharks, It's Us

As apex predators, sharks are crucial in the maintenance of oceanic ecosystems.

Simon Whalley ·


Advocates Warn Draft of Global Framework Fails to Tackle 'Gut-Wrenching' Biodiversity Crisis

"This isn't the transformative change that the scientific advisers on this treaty have called for. Human-induced loss of species needs to stop, and it needs to stop yesterday."

Jessica Corbett ·

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