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COP15 Biodiversity Talks: Countries Sign On to “30×30” Conservation Plan

MONTREAL, Quebec — Roughly 190 countries early on Monday approved a sweeping United Nations agreement to protect 30 percent of the planet’s land and oceans by 2030 and to take a slew of other measures against biodiversity loss, a mounting…

The Arctic Is Becoming Wetter and Stormier, Scientists Warn

Between October 2021 and September, air temperatures above Arctic lands were the sixth warmest since 1900, the report card said, noting that the seven warmest years have been the last seven. Rising temperatures have helped plants, shrubs and grasses grow…

Biodiversity: Ocean ‘dead zones’ are proliferating due to global warming – FRANCE 24 English

Issued on: 08/12/2022 – 18:27 As the UN’s COP15 talks on biodiversity got under way in Montreal on Wednesday, FRANCE 24 spoke to marine biologist Françoise Gaill about marine “dead zones” and their link to global warming.   Advertising Read…

How Green is Your Cruise?

In the Caribbean, many cruise companies have bought islands and turned them into private resorts for the exclusive use of cruise passengers who cavort in enormous wave pools, rush down 135-foot water slides with names like Daredevil’s Peak, and zip-line…

WaPo Pushes Climate-Induced Coral Catastrophe Despite No Evidence

The Washington Post (WP) published a story detailing how the efforts by a Malaysian “coral gardener,” Anuar Abdulla, to restore coral reefs near his home have resulted in him being consulted on coral restoration efforts globally. Unfortunately, rather than simply…

Belice recurre a su arrecife de coral para escapar de la trampa de la deuda

ATOLÓN DE TURNEFFE, Belice — Belice se enfrentaba a un colapso económico. La pandemia había sumido al país en la peor recesión de su historia, y había puesto al gobierno al borde de la quiebra. Pero la solución llegó de…

How Belize Cut Its Debt by Fighting Global Warming

TURNEFFE ATOLL, Belize — Belize faced an economic meltdown. The pandemic had sent it into its worst ever recession, putting the government on the brink of bankruptcy. A solution came from unexpected quarters. A local marine biologist offered Prime Minister…

Coke Is a Sponsor of the COP27 Climate Talks. Some Activists Aren’t Happy

The decision to include Coca-Cola as a major sponsor of this year’s United Nations climate summit in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, has angered many climate activists, who cite a recent report that says the company’s production of plastics is increasing….

Climate Conference to Debate Whether Rich Nations Will Pay for Damage

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — International climate talks, known as COP27, began Sunday in Egypt with a small, symbolic breakthrough amid warning of geopolitical tensions and the grim certainty of science. The World Meteorological Organization said Sunday that the last…

Meet the Woman Planning an Underwater Highline

New York has the High Line, Miami has the Underline and, in the next few years, Miami Beach will have the ReefLine — a monumental public work featuring an art-studded underwater sculpture park, a carbon-sequestering artificial reef and a seven-mile…

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