No. 283, April 27, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
Coral reefs are in trouble, but restoration efforts are costly and labor-intensive. Could a controversial idea help? Melissa Gaskill explores assisted migration in the first piece in a series about saving coral reefs.
There’s good news for big cats. This month’s Links From the Brink rounded up stories about wild, endangered felines and found reasons to cheer.
Young people shouldn’t be the only ones to carry the weight of climate activism. A growing “rocking chair rebellion” is showing that Baby Boomers are becoming a new force in the climate movement.
From the archives:
How are frogs coping with climate change? Recent research compiled the “heat tolerance” of 616 amphibian species — and revealed that there’s a lot we don’t know.
Subscriber bonus: The Wild 5
Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. UN’s Weather Agency: 2022 Was Nasty, Deadly, Costly and Hot (AP)
2. Oil Companies Rejected by Supreme Court on Climate Suits (Bloomberg)
3. Salamander Dads Are Turning Into Cannibals, Threatening Species Survival (The New York Times)
4. Dam Fine Work: Record Number of Barrier Removals Helps Restore Rivers Across Europe (The Guardian)
5. In Puerto Rico, Solar Power Microgrids Boost Hurricane Resilience (Reuters)
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Will the comeback of endangered California condors be threatened by avian flu? We’ll have the answer soon.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.