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New low-cost solutions could save sea turtles from a climate change-induced sex crisis | TheHill – The Hill

Because of global warming, most newborn sea turtles are female, which could put their long-term survival at risk. New research reveals that in addition to more widely used techniques such as shading and irrigation, the splitting of the turtle nests,…

Empowering Women to Combat Climate Change – Morocco World News

Spread the love Climate change is likely the most urgent crisis facing us in the 21st century. Rising temperatures are causing increasingly frequent and severe natural disasters, more droughts and heat waves, precipitation changes, and sea level rise. Consequently, this…

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

(University of Oregon) Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia’s Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people. The new estimate, made possible by a study designed at the University of Oregon, is the first for the entire 3,000-square-kilometer low-density region.

Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal ‘Resilience’ While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change – NPR

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the media about the cruise industry during a press conference at PortMiami in April. DeSantis faces criticism for failing to do all he could on Florida’s biggest environmental threat: climate change. Joe Raedle/Getty Images…

Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News

No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans.  “Achieving net-zero by 2050…

China’s Energy Actions Speak Louder Than Its Phony Climate Pledges

Last week’s climate change summit, though advertised as a meeting designed to get 40 world leaders to make pledges to cut carbon dioxide emissions and save the planet, was more a trade negotiation of sorts, in which the West wants…

Activists Spur Maryland County To Join Climate Lawfare Brigade

On Tuesday, Anne Arundel County, Maryland became the latest municipality to file a public nuisance climate change lawsuit against energy companies and a trade association representing the industry. While the county’s decision to file a lawsuit is unsurprising – as…

Biden And The Boardroom: Turning Up The Temperature On Climate Change – Forbes

Earth Day 2021 was pretty significant from a corporate governance perspective. Getty For those corporate boards that haven’t been paying much attention to climate change, now might be a good time to start reconsidering that position. For on Earth Day…

CIMMYT and John Innes Centre announce strategic collaboration on wheat research

(John Innes Centre) April 29, 2021. The John Innes Centre (JIC, UK) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) — two world class wheat research institutes — have announced a strategic collaboration for joint research, knowledge sharing, and communications to further the global effort to develop the future of wheat.