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New posts collected on Wed Aug 10 2022 at 16:06 UTC.

Catching up on widespread coverage of global heat waves

A review of some top current reports and analyses on the summer of 2022’s scorching heat waves … and there’s a lot more summer to come. Catching up on . . .

Yale Climate Connections by SueEllen Campbell on 10 Aug 2022

When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do

An Indiana lifeguard wants all lifeguards to receive thorough training on responding to heat-related illnesses. When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew . . .

Yale Climate Connections by YCC Team on 10 Aug 2022

Study highlights elusive Cameroonian gorillas, and the threats encircling them

Gunshots, grassland and a tiny population of critically endangered gorillas coexisting with nearby human populations in southwestern Cameroon: a new study . . .

EnviroLink Network by Isabel Esterman on 10 Aug 2022

Interior Department backtracks on public comment period for Willow Project

For more than three weeks, the Alaska Native Village of Nuiqsut, Congressional Democrats, and conservation groups have been urging the Department of the . . .

EnviroLink Network by Adam Federman on 10 Aug 2022

In Brazil’s Amazon, traditional midwives push for greater recognition

The community of Deus é Pai (“God is our Father”) sits by the Tefé River in Brazil’s Amazonas state. As children play in a creek on a sunny afternoon, a woman . . .

EnviroLink Network by hayat on 10 Aug 2022

A stranded whale is removed from the Seine River and will be moved to saltwater

A veterinary team was planning to transport the 4-meter-long (13-foot-long) whale to a coastal spot in the northeastern French port town of Ouistreham for . . .

EnviroLink Network by The Associated Press on 10 Aug 2022

A Brazil court reopens the case of a rainforest park larger than New York City

The court’s decision reopened a lawsuit that invalidates a protected area in Brazil’s Amazon. (Image credit: Rodrigo Vargas/AP) A Brazil court . . .

EnviroLink Network by The Associated Press on 10 Aug 2022

Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers

Published40 minutes agoSharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Tony Jolliffe BBC Environmental groups say the prolonged dry spell is having a . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Helen Briggs on 10 Aug 2022

‘Chased from every side’: Sumatran elephants pinned down by forest loss

COT GIREK, Indonesia — Saleh Kadri, a young farmer from Leubok Pusaka village in North Aceh district, was on his way to his plantation when he spotted eight . . .

EnviroLink Network by Philip Jacobson on 10 Aug 2022

‘Birds are messengers’: An interview with BirdLife’s Patricia Zurita

Next month BirdLife International, a global partnership of 115 organizations working to protect birds and their habitats, will mark its 100th anniversary by . . .

EnviroLink Network by Rhett Butler on 10 Aug 2022

Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers

Most of the world's chalk streams are in southern and eastern England and are under particular strain. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 10 Aug 2022

Interior Department backtracks on public comment period for Willow Project

The government told an Alaska Native village it would have more time to give feedback on an oil project. Then it reversed course. . . .

Climate Energy - Grist by Adam Federman on 10 Aug 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Franco Fubini

The founder of a company that’s reshaping food systems, Fubini will be teaching Sustainability Management this fall. . . .

State of the Planet by Guest Blogger on 10 Aug 2022

Washington Post: A series of blasts hit the plant on Friday, causing some damage and partially disconnecting a reactor from Ukraine’s electricity grid — . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Aug 2022

Marks & Spencer to Ditch ‘Best Before’ Dates on Most Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Takeaways: Marks and Spencer is removing their “best before” dates from over 300 fruit and vegetable products to cut down on food waste. The company . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 10 Aug 2022

Over 60 Million Years Ago, Penguins Abandoned Flight for Swimming. Here’s How.

Takeaways: It’s been 60 million years since penguins abandoned flight for swimming, and researchers have finally discovered how. After looking at penguin . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 10 Aug 2022

Warning as heatwave could spark cliff falls in England’s south coast

Public urged to be take precautions after second large landslide along Jurassic region in two weeks. Experts are urging the public to be hypervigilant on south . . .

Environment | The Guardian by Davies on 10 Aug 2022

Parched: London, dried out – in pictures

Guardian photographer Sarah Lee has been capturing the landscapes and details of a dried out capital after weeks with no significant rain and unprecedented high . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ? on 10 Aug 2022

Driving out invasive species on islands has high success rate and big benefits – study

New research finds that eradicating non-native rats, cats, rabbits and goats is 88% effective in restoring biodiversity. Eradicating rats, goats and other . . .

Environment | The Guardian by reenfield on 10 Aug 2022

‘I go outside, feel miserable and come home burnt to a crisp’: the people who hate summer

It’s the breeziest, most laid-back season – or is it? For a sun-scorched minority, the warmest months of the year are an endurance test of forced jollity and . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ragg on 10 Aug 2022

Beluga whale that strayed into River Seine dies during rescue operation

Whale had been lifted out of river as part of ambitious attempt to return it to sea. A beluga whale that strayed into the River Seine and began swimming in the . . .

Environment | The Guardian by Chrisafis in Paris on 10 Aug 2022

Environment Agency pension fund criticised for owning stakes in UK water firms

Campaigner Feargal Sharkey says profiteering from firms that dump raw sewage into rivers an ‘obscenity’. The Environment Agency’s pension fund owns stakes in a . . .

Environment | The Guardian by on on 10 Aug 2022

National Trust tells of bats in distress and water features drying up in heat

Charity says extreme conditions a ‘watershed moment’ and it is planning for long-term hot weather. The National Trust has reported significant effects across . . .

Environment | The Guardian by urray Midlands correspondent on 10 Aug 2022

Birdwatch: colonies hit by avian flu on Farne Islands sound warning

At first nothing seems to have changed among the puffins, shags and guillemots, but then the corpses appear on the cliffs. Britain’s seabird colonies are, in . . .

Environment | The Guardian by oss on 10 Aug 2022

Country diary: My own personal blackbird serenade

Sandy, Bedfordshire: In my Covid fug, I sit in my garden as our resident male seems to recall spring with the clearest, softest, quietest song. Our poor, . . .

Environment | The Guardian by mann on 10 Aug 2022

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About the updated 'Collector' program.

The Collector now outputs links and some initial text from blog posts that are new on one day only. These are published on a single page. To restrict output length without completely losing posts, some older posts, collected on the same day but dated more than 2 days ago, appear in a compressed form with clickable titles but no initial text.

The updated format has the advantage that new posts are instantly available on a single page without much scrolling. Links to the previous 2 days new output, if required, is available in exactly the same format. A total of 7 days new output is immediately available on single pages. Earlier output is progressively archived.

Over 35 blogs are currently being scanned.

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A new force in animal evolution: Selfies of people feeding wildlife

Researchers found that people feeding wild deer might be creating evolutionary pressure toward more aggressive deer that beg for food. . . .

Anthropocene by Warren Cornwall on 10 Aug 2022

Lightning Strike at Oil Storage Facility Sparks Worst Fire in Cuba’s History

Forty percent of Cuba’s main fuel storage facility was slowly destroyed over five days, causing rolling blackouts and toxic smoke spreading as far as Havana, . . .

EcoWatch by Climate Nexus on 10 Aug 2022

A town is running out of drinking water after wildfire contaminates supply

A town spared by New Mexico’s biggest wildfire could run out of water in a few weeks because the fire contaminated its supply. The race is on for an . . .

EnviroLink Network by Alice Fordham on 09 Aug 2022

New California law allows state to bypass local restrictions in siting large-scale renewables

On June 30, 2022, the State of California joined the State of New York in adopting legislation that allows state authorities to bypass local laws in permitting . . .

Climate Law Blog by Matthew Eisenson on 09 Aug 2022

Politics and Approval Ratings

*Note: This is a pre-written blog and may not reflect current events. If everything goes well, by the time this blog is posted, I will already be in Europe. I . . .

ClimateChangeFork by climatechangefork on 09 Aug 2022

Paper Batteries Balance Energy Efficiency with Sustainability

Takeaways: Scientists have invented a biodegradable, single-use battery built with non-toxic paper and ink. These batteries are built with biodegradable . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 09 Aug 2022

Indigenous Shuar Community in Ecuador Wins Decades-Long Battle to Protect Land

Takeaways: After a decades-long battle, Ecuador’s National System of Protected Areas now includes the 5 497 hectare ancestral Tiwi Nunka Forest. These . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 09 Aug 2022

New Barbie Honors Jane Goodall and Champions Sustainability

Takeaways: Coinciding with World Chimpanzee Day, Barbie’s new doll honours Dr Jane Goodall and her work with these animals. Barbie has also introduced a . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 09 Aug 2022

Letter to 16-year-old Isobel

Dear 16-year-old Isobel,    I hope you are well and reading this letter somewhere outside in the sunshine with a freshly brewed hot cup of . . .

Lonely Conservationists by Jessie Panazzolo on 09 Aug 2022

Flushing the loo to gardening: how to save water around the home

Tips on cutting back usage as parts of UK prepare for drought measures. Another heatwave is looming and many parts of the country are preparing for emergency . . .

Environment | The Guardian by nes on 09 Aug 2022

Farmers call for Truss and Sunak to tackle ‘immoral’ water wastage

Tory leadership hopefuls urged to set out emergency plans as parts of UK face driest conditions on record. Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak must set out emergency . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rton Environment reporter on 09 Aug 2022

The Controversial Beginning of Tesla Motors – a Green Giant

Tesla is one of the biggest brands in sustainability. A growing number of consumers are buying their products to lower their carbon footprint. Tesla claimed in . . .

Blue and Green Tomorrow by Ryan Kh on 09 Aug 2022

Tackling The Environmental Challenges Of Last-Mile Delivery

Let’s face it: we’ve never had things so fast. In the last decade, people have gone from marvelling at the possibility of online ordering to feeling miffed that . . .

Blue and Green Tomorrow by Annie Qureshi on 09 Aug 2022

How Eco-Friendly Shoes Make a Bigger Difference Than You Think

When we think about the ways that we can positively impact the planet, and our current climate crisis, plenty of things come to mind. From ditching single-use . . .

Blue and Green Tomorrow by Kristel Staci on 09 Aug 2022

Supermarket Food in the UK Could Soon Have Eco-Labels

What if when you went grocery shopping, the food and drink labels at the supermarket not only had nutrition information, but details about the environmental . . .

EcoWatch by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes on 09 Aug 2022

Beluga Whale Experts Struggle to Feed Starving Whale Stuck in Seine River

Experts in France are trying to find a way to quickly save a beluga whale that is starving and stuck in the Seine River. Feeding attempts have been largely . . .

EcoWatch by Paige Bennett on 09 Aug 2022

Saving Mother Earth: New Books About Feminism and Women Protecting the Planet

By John R. Platt In the wake of the Supreme Court’s devastating decision to strike down Roe v. Wade, it feels more important than ever to talk about the . . .

EcoWatch by The Revelator on 09 Aug 2022

‘New Normal’ Drought Grips Europe

More than 100 French municipalities have no running drinking water as the country enters its fourth heat wave this summer while drought tightens its . . .

EcoWatch by Climate Nexus on 09 Aug 2022

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Electrifying transportation reduces emissions AND saves massive amounts of energy - Yale Climate Connections by Karin Kirk on 07 Aug 2022

Mud House in India Resembles Stepwells - Natural Building Blog by Kelly Hart on 06 Aug 2022

France whale: Hopes fading for lost mammal stuck in River Seine - BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 07 Aug 2022

Ep. 4 – Adega De Borba, Sustainability = Survivability of Communities, Helena Ferreira - ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 05 Aug 2022

US Senate passes historic climate bill - Climate Energy - Grist by Zoya Teirstein on 07 Aug 2022

Meet Victoria Hamilton From the Climate and Society Class of 2023 - State of the Planet by Columbia Climate School on 05 Aug 2022

Forget Tesla, e-bikes should be at the heart of the electric vehicle revolution - Inside track by Green Alliance blog on 04 Aug 2022

Today in Global Weirding: Death Valley’s Flood, More Grief in Kentucky - Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 07 Aug 2022

I Cannot be Human - Blog - Deep Adaptation Forum by Sarah Tremlett on 06 Aug 2022

How Pain Management Hurts the Environment, and What You Can Do to Help - Blue and Green Tomorrow by Rehan Ijaz on 07 Aug 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act is NOT a Climate Justice Bill - Climate Justice Alliance by Hendrik on 06 Aug 2022

No-till may not be the agricultural panacea we thought it was  - Anthropocene by Emma Bryce on 05 Aug 2022