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Moon soil used to grow plants for first time in breakthrough test

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, UF/IFAS Scientists have grown plants in lunar soil for the first time, an important step towards making . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 13 May 2022

Small-island fishers petition Indonesian president to end coastal dredging

PEKANBARU, Indonesia — Fishers in Indonesia’s Riau province have petitioned President Joko Widodo to end offshore dredging operations that they say threaten . . .

EnviroLink Network by hayat on 13 May 2022

As tiger numbers in Nepal and India grow, their freedom to roam shrinks

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI — Media outlets inprad Nepal were abuzz recently with reports that the country’s iconic Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), on whose . . .

EnviroLink Network by hayat on 13 May 2022

Moon soil used to grow plants for first time in breakthrough test

The research is an important step towards making long-terms stays on the moon possible. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 13 May 2022

As Lake Powell Disappears, Lost Wonders of Glen Canyon Emerge

Two Stunning CBS reports reflect different perspectives on the great drying of Lake Powell. One perspective comes from an environmentalist advocating the . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 13 May 2022

Could Wind Turbines Help Rescue Corals?

Above, for the first time, bleaching event happening on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef during a La Nina year. La Nina years are historically cooler in the . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 13 May 2022

Long Summer Ahead: California’s Fiery New Normal

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Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 13 May 2022

New Wildlife Corridors & Success Stories

New Wildlife Corridors & Success Stories Guest Post by: Lotl Love, Axolotl VTuber In the United States, road mortalities are a danger to the survival of at . . .

Happy Eco News by Lotl Love on 13 May 2022

Country diary: Much has changed in this vast, natural amphitheatre

Burbage, Derbyshire: A film crew is at work and on cue a cuckoo calls, followed by a willow warbler, a stonechat and a ring ouzel. The Burbage Valley has been . . .

Environment | The Guardian by s on 13 May 2022

We need optimism – but Disneyfied climate predictions are just dangerous | George Monbiot

Techno-utopianism is popular precisely because it doesn’t challenge the status quo, and lets polluters off the hook. In seeking to prevent environmental . . .

Environment | The Guardian by nbiot on 13 May 2022

Every drop is precious: the Mexican women saving water for their villages

The climate crisis has exacerbated drought across Mexico. But female-led projects to build harvesting and filtration tanks are helping communities conserve what . . .

Environment | The Guardian by stianelli on 13 May 2022

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The best of this week’s wildlife pictures, including a giant stingray, a lost tortoise and hungry monkeys Continue reading... . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ck on 13 May 2022

‘It’s a struggle for survival’: why Kenya – and its wildlife – need tourists to return

Covid dealt a blow to tourism and the conservation funds it provides. But as visitors slowly return, the sector is looking for new ways to thrive. Every day, . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ruri on 13 May 2022

Radon – yet another higher risk from thawing permafrost

Researchers find that escaping radon can build up in homes, threaten health. Radon – yet another higher risk from thawing permafrost appeared first on Yale . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Kristen Pope on 12 May 2022

Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress

California-based First Responder Therapy Dogs brings trained therapy dogs to wildfire basecamps. Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress appeared . . .

Yale Climate Connections by YCC Team on 12 May 2022

Scottish Couple Celebrate Ten Years of Farming

James Reid and Rosa Bevan hope to inspire other budding farmers after living off their own land for the last ten years. Tap O’ Noth farm in Scotland produces . . .

Natural Building Blog by Kelly Hart on 12 May 2022

Parts of Pakistan and north-west India to endure +50C temperatures

A brutal heatwave that has enveloped parts of southern Asia since the end of April looks set to intensify, says the latest forecast from the Met Office. Nick . . .

Official blog of the Met Office news team by Met Office Press Office on 12 May 2022

Thousands sign up to count plastic waste for a week

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images Thousands of people will count their plastic waste for a week in a national survey of how . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Georgina Rannard on 12 May 2022

California's coastal fire has destroyed at least 20 homes

The cause of the fire, which stretched about 200 acres as of Thursday morning, remains under investigation. (Image credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) . . .

EnviroLink Network by Rina Torchinsky on 12 May 2022

Wage-related abuses in fishing industry exacerbated by pandemic response

Lower incomes and loss of employment were among the most urgent issues faced by fishing and seafood-processing workers in Asia and the Pacific during the . . .

EnviroLink Network by Philip Jacobson on 12 May 2022

‘The wheels came off’: South Africa court nixes coal mine extension

A South African judge has declared invalid the 2016 extension of a mining right to allow Tendele Coal Mining Pty. to expand one of the country’s largest coal . . .

EnviroLink Network by terna gyuse on 12 May 2022

The case for geoengineering Earth’s climate future: Q&A with Wake Smith

On June 15, 1991, Mount Pinatubo erupted in the Philippines, sending around 5 cubic kilometers (1 cubic mile) of mountaintop into the atmosphere. Some of that . . .

EnviroLink Network by Glenn Scherer on 12 May 2022

‘Bring back burning culture’ to save seabirds: Q&A with Wudjari ranger Jennell Reynolds

In February 2020, lightning struck Figure of Eight Island in Western Australia’s Recherche Archipelago, igniting a fire that burned through most of its . . .

EnviroLink Network by elizabethalberts on 12 May 2022

Malawi steps up action against illegal charcoal trade (analysis)

Daniel Kabichi’s telephone has been ringing a lot lately. As head of law enforcement operations within Malawi’s Department of Forestry, he represents the . . .

EnviroLink Network by Erik Hoffner on 12 May 2022

How much plastic do you use in a week?

Participants will be given their personal plastic footprint at the end of the week. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 12 May 2022

California regulators reject governor’s pitch for carbon neutrality by 2035

A draft plan says it could be done by 2045, but only with the help of significant carbon capture projects. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Diana Kruzman on 12 May 2022

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About the updated 'Collector' program.

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Tea Gardens to the Rescue

We switched to deploying our equipment for imaging faults and the structure beneath the surface to tea gardens to get away from power lines and buried the . . .

State of the Planet by Mike Steckler on 12 May 2022

Intern With Our Sustainability Programs This Summer

The Earth Institute is seeking an intern to work with our sustainability programs, both graduate and undergraduate. . . .

State of the Planet by Guest Blogger on 12 May 2022

Aarti Arora: Connecting Agriculture, Climate, and Social Vulnerability

A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Arora will spend the summer interning at NASA. . . .

State of the Planet by Columbia Climate School on 12 May 2022

Planet Could Bust 1.5 ° C Barrier Soon. Don’t Read Too Much into It

Don’t read too much into the headline. One year cracking the 1.5°C barrier does not mean the global average has moved up to that level. We can expect a . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 12 May 2022

Biden Admin: $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic & Battery Manufacturing

Takeaways: The U.S. Department of Energy announced $3.1 billion in funding to make more batteries and components in America. The investments will support the . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 12 May 2022

A Tourist’s Paradise? Here’s How Costa Rica has Balanced Biodiversity with Accessibility

Takeaways: Research has shown that biodiversity needs to be paired with infrastructure like hotels and roads to attract tourism. Monteverde in Costa Rica is top . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 12 May 2022

How to (Really) Bid Good Riddance to Plastic

Takeaways: There are many ways individuals, consumers, and voter can drive the movement to get rid of plastic once and for all. They include: Purchasing with . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 12 May 2022

Saving the Near-Extinct Estuarine Pipefish Means Protecting Estuary Health

Takeaways: Researchers are showing how the health of estuaries in the eastern coast of South Africa rely the balance between freshwater inflows that support the . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 12 May 2022

First Climate-Positive, Net-Zero City in the World

Takeaways: Nexgen in Egypt is a sustainable city that will become the world’s first net-zero city that produces more energy and food than it consumes. The . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 12 May 2022

Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief

Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisis. The world’s leading energy economist has warned . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey, Matthew Taylor and Damian Carrington on 12 May 2022

Rare UK seabirds put at risk by ‘alarming loophole’, say campaigners

Ministers accused of ‘giving up’ on birds as they explore exemptions from duty to protect the animals. The government has given itself an “alarming loophole” to . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rton Environment reporter on 12 May 2022

Environment tipping points fast approaching in UK, says watchdog

From fisheries collapse to dead rivers, official body urges government to urgently turn ambition into action. Environmental tipping points are fast approaching . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rrington Environment editor on 12 May 2022

Trump officials and meat industry blocked life-saving Covid controls, investigation finds

Congressional investigation reveals the lengths meat industry went to downplay risks to workers and lobby receptive Trump officials. . Trump officials . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ani in New York on 12 May 2022

‘We can’t eat a new road’: Guyanese voice fears over true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza

Multibillion-dollar deal promising to lift country out of poverty may be false dawn with dire impact on climate, warn campaigners. Annette Arjoon is not . . .

Environment | The Guardian by real on 12 May 2022

Country diary: Tawny owls are on the prowl

Comins Coch, Ceredigion: Spring has returned to the woodland, but with predators in the skies, one young inhabitant must learn fast if it is to survive the . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ey on 12 May 2022

Jet fuel from paper industry waste could make airplanes cleaner

Why burn lignin when you could use it to fly an airplane? Research shows lignin-based jet fuel performs better with lower emissions than petro-fuels . . .

Anthropocene by Prachi Patel on 12 May 2022

More Than 75% of the World Could Face Drought by 2050, UN Report Warns

The climate crisis is making droughts more frequent and longer-lasting, a new UN report has announced.  The report, Drought in Numbers, 2022, was released . . .

EcoWatch by Olivia Rosane on 12 May 2022

Sadhguru Calls for a Montreal Protocol for Soil

Sadhguru is a spiritual leader who has spent the last 24 years leading a global people’s movement to save the world’s soil. His Conscious Planet: Save Soil . . .

EcoWatch by Olivia Rosane on 12 May 2022

Scuba Divers Remove More Than 25,000 Pounds of Debris From Lake Tahoe

At more than two million years old and more than a mile above sea level, Lake Tahoe sits on the border of California and Nevada in the Northern Sierra Nevada . . .

EcoWatch by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes on 12 May 2022

Human-Caused Climate Crisis Is Driving ‘Ocean Memory’ Loss, Scientists Say

Does the ocean have a memory, and, if so, can it lose it? It turns out the answer to both questions is yes, according to a study published in Science Advances . . .

EcoWatch by Olivia Rosane on 12 May 2022

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Apartment building retrofits can help the climate and save tenants money - Yale Climate Connections by YCC Team on 10 May 2022

The science-society interface - …and Then There's Physics by ...and Then There's Physics on 08 May 2022

Common Insulation Products - Natural Building Blog by Kelly Hart on 10 May 2022

Climate change: 'Fifty-fifty chance' of breaching 1.5C warming limit - BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 09 May 2022

Removing Carbon Dioxide Through Artificial Upwelling and Downwelling: Legal Challenges and Opportunities - Climate Law Blog by Romany Webb on 10 May 2022

United at sea: British and French fishermen put their differences aside to protect our oceans - Greenpeace UK by Ravishaan Rahel Muthiah on 09 May 2022

Confusions: From Ukraine to Oil Companies - ClimateChangeFork by climatechangefork on 10 May 2022

People vs. cargo: How a battle over Amtrak’s Gulf Coast line could shape the future of passenger rail - Climate Energy – Grist by Lina Tran on 06 May 2022

Talia Resnick: Exploring the Roles of Companies in Combating Climate Change - State of the Planet by Columbia Climate School on 10 May 2022

Local elections: it’s all to play for in 2024 - Inside track by Joe Tetlow on 06 May 2022

Biodiversity Loss, Insect Apocalypse, Marine Heatwaves and Deoxygenation, Trans-Species Viral Risks - Paul Beckwith, Climate System Scientist by paulbeckwith on 08 May 2022

Letter to 5-year-old Jessie - Lonely Conservationists by Jessie Panazzolo on 10 May 2022

Tips for Building a Property the Eco-Friendliest Way Possible - Blue and Green Tomorrow by Claire Hannum on 10 May 2022

Weather radar is key to bird-friendly wind energy - Anthropocene by Sarah DeWeerdt on 10 May 2022