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Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming? – InsideClimate News

Restoring and protecting beaver and wolf populations and reducing cattle grazing across large tracts of the western United States could be a big part of meeting President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the country’s lands,…

Va. Ratepayers On The Hook For $9.8 BILLION Offshore Wind Boondoggle

The State Corporation Commission (SCC), which regulates public utilities, recently approved a new Dominion Energy-backed $9.8 billion offshore wind farm, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW), 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Unsurprisingly, Virginia ratepayers will pay…

Tigers in Nepal Come Back From Brink of Extinction With Historic 190 Percent Increase

July 29 was Global Tiger Day—and Nepal had some roaring-good news, reporting that their wild tiger population is 40 percent higher compared to data from just 2015. In fact, Nepal has nearly tripled the number of tigers in the wild, according to results of the National Tiger and Prey Survey released last week. The historic […]

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Rare Singing Hummingbird Unexpectedly Rediscovered in Colombia Cloaked in Iridescent Blue and Green

A hummingbird species was rediscovered in Colombia after scientists had recorded no documented sightings for over 13 years. It was only the third time that a sighting of the Santa Marta sabrewing had been documented since it was first described by science in 1946. The rare sabrewing was included on a list of the ‘top […]

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Great Barrier Reef coral bounces back, but global warming still a risk – The Washington Post

Listen 4 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Marine scientists have found that parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have recorded their highest levels of coral cover since monitoring began nearly four decades ago, although they warn the…

Electric Vehicles Dramatically Outperform Gas on ‘Life Cycle Global Warming Emissions,’ Study Finds – EcoWatch

Volkswagen factory employees assemble the bumper on an ID.4 electric vehicle in Zwickau, Germany on April 26, 2022. Jan Woitas / picture alliance via Getty Images Why you can trust us Founded in 2005 as an Ohio-based environmental newspaper, EcoWatch…

NYT: Like Wildfires, Giant ‘Reset’ Floods Not Only Destroy—They Renew

The floodwaters that roared off the Yellowstone plateau and ripped through southern Montana in June have altered so much of the Yellowstone River that whitewater raft guides said they would have to relearn how to float the changed route. [bold,…

Fungi Species New to Science Discovered in Scottish Highlands

What happens when you take 216 teaspoons of dirt from 55 remote Scottish mountains? Discovery, that’s what. Scientists doing a survey of soil-born microorganisms in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park found a bounty of notable DNA strands, including a species of fungi that is entirely new to science, and two that are new to the UK. […]

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US Govt Starts N.M. Wildfire, Tells Victims To Help Pay For Damages

The U.S. government started the largest wildfire in New Mexico’s recorded history this April but is now asking victims to share in the recovery costs, according to Reuters. U.S. Forest Service (USFS) officials lost control of two controlled burns in…

Winds Of Change In Antarctica: Beyond Global Warming Issues – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Our prevalent maps are elegant, highly detailed, and generally sufficient to forestall vertigo among the more privileged, but the dragons of the unknown world are no longer just decorous motifs in the margin. In fact, they increasingly suggest that it…

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