Callum Roberts is professor of marine conservation at York University and was chief scientific adviser on Blue Planet 2. His new book, Reef Life, details a life spent in the oceans studying the marine ecosystem. How was your first dive?It…
Santiago walking tour and why just transition important for addressing social crisis and ecological crisis
November 7: Today I did a 3 hour walking tour of Santiago with Marcela from Tour4Tips. They are only running walking tours in the morning due to the social protests. Many of the museums are closed due to workers being…
(S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University) While the conservation of charismatic creatures like pandas, elephants and snow leopards are important in their own right, there may be no better ecological bang-for-our-buck than a sound, science-based effort to save widespread keystone systems. And the majestic aspens could be a perfect start for such an endeavor.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — For years, the coal companies operating on the high plains here were among the best known in the world: Peabody Energy Corp., Rio Tinto, Arch Coal Inc. But as the coal industry contracts, the former giants are being replaced by a different brand of mining firm: virtual unknowns.
Scientists recently studied the formation of the huge crystals inside the giant geode of PulpÃ, located deep in a Spanish mine. They found that temperature fluctuations – maybe from climate or maybe from geothermal systems – amplified a natural process that grew the crystals, ripening them over thousands of years and making them literally crystal clear.
Al Gore’s 400-acre farm is located in Carthage, a small Tennessee town where the former vice president and senator traditionally kicked off his political campaigns. During his second act as a famous environmentalist, the farm became the site of a training program for aspiring climate activists, and more recently, an experiment in what Gore said is the world’s most realistic chance at averting climate catastrophe.
The editor-in-chief of one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious medical journals has said doctors and medical professionals should engage in nonviolent protests to address climate change.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has declined an environmental award, and about $52,000 that comes with it, saying that “the climate movement does not need any more awards.”
More than three hours of testimony from former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson yielded few fireworks yesterday at the company’s bench trial with the New York attorney general’s office, though the former secretary of State denied any allegations that he oversaw deceptive schemes targeted at investors.