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Joe Biden’s Skewed Climate Change Priorities

It’s not hard to see why politicians like Joe Biden and Boris Johnson want to talk about climate change. First of all, it looks good to the electorate. Caring about the planet (or at least being seen to care about…

How climate change drives humanitarian crises – International Rescue Committee

Climate change is set to unleash widespread and sustained damage across the world—even if we succeed in limiting global warming.  This is not a problem for future generations to solve. The catastrophic consequences are already here as more frequent and…

Summers Could Last Half A Year By 2100, If Global Warming Continues – India Times

Turns out, you’re not the only one who thinks that summers are getting longer and hotter. Scientists warn that summers are already 18 per cent higher than what it was 60 years ago and could last until six months by…

Inspired by Marvel’s Mythical ‘Wakanda’, Ugandan Village is Built on Shea Butter and Solar Power

An intentional community in rural Uganda is drawing on green technology, local resources, and old-school philosophy to create a thriving village. Okere Mom-Kok was destroyed during the Ugandan Civil War in the 1980s, but is now being rebuilt into a sustainable community that’s home to 4,000 people. Okere City is based around sustainable principles like […]

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Species are our livelihoods

(German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig) Assessments of ecosystem services should take greater account of species diversity, scientists from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) and the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) are calling for. Large-scale assessments, however, only address some of these services, such as water filtration and carbon storage. In contrast, ecosystem services directly linked to species hardly play a role. The researchers point out that this wastes many opportunities for effective nature and species conservation.

Lead poisoning of children

A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The discrepancy reveals the scope of other lead exposure sources and the challenge they present to public health.

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Climate change caused mangrove collapse in Oman

Most of the mangrove forests on the coasts of Oman disappeared about 6,000 years ago. Until now, the reason for this was not entirely clear. A current study now sheds light on this: It indicates that the collapse of coastal ecosystems was caused by climatic changes.

Climate change caused mangrove collapse in Oman

Most of the mangrove forests on the coasts of Oman disappeared about 6,000 years ago. Until now, the reason for this was not entirely clear. A current study now sheds light on this: It indicates that the collapse of coastal ecosystems was caused by climatic changes.

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Climate change caused mangrove collapse in Oman

(University of Bonn) Most of the mangrove forests on the coasts of Oman disappeared about 6,000 years ago. Until now, the reason for this was not entirely clear. A current study now sheds light on this: It indicates that the collapse of coastal ecosystems was caused by climatic changes. The results are published in the journal Quaternary Research.