No. 292, July 6, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
How do you study animals few people have even seen? We talk to a wildlife researcher about efforts to boost conservation of three elusive mountain predators: Cascade red foxes, wolverines and Canada lynx.
As countries promise to increase ocean conservation, an expert urges action to ensure new protected areas are robust and equitable.
From the archives:
Scientist David Shiffman explains how the media stokes needless fears about sharks.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Monday May Have Set a Global Record for the Hottest Day Ever. Tuesday Broke It (AP)
2. From Coal to Kayaking: West Virginia’s Miners Turn to Tourism to Pay the Bills (The Guardian)
3. Deep-Sea Expedition Reveals Rare Octo-Nurseries Off Costa Rica (Mongabay)
4. Microplastic Exposure Breeds Antimicrobial Resistance (Hakai Magazine)
5. Revealed: UAE State Oil Company Planned Major ‘Green’ Rebrand Ahead of COP28 Climate Summit (Drilled)
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Check back tomorrow for an inside look at one of Montana’s most endangered rivers.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.