No. 295, July 27, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
Climate change education is the latest victim of the cultural wars, with dire consequences for today’s youth. Thankfully teachers in many states are helping provide students with knowledge and tools for resilience.
Antarctic krill may be small, but these shrimp-like crustaceans form the base of the food web in the Southern Ocean. New efforts to protect them could also help whales, seals, penguins and other wildlife.
We can’t ignore racial injustices while fighting the climate and extinction crises, urges the Rev. Billy Talen.
From the archives:
Need a soundtrack for our environmental crisis? Sing along with these climate protest songs.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. The World’s Moving Closer to Deep-Sea Mining. There Are No Rules. (E&E News)
2. Property Insurance Disappears for Louisianans – But Not for Gas Facilities (The Guardian)
3. One Year Old, US Climate Law Is Already Turbocharging Clean Energy Technology (AP)
4. Sandhill Cranes Are Moving to Cities and Adopting Urban Lifestyles (Sierra)
5. The Race to Save Baby Birds in Phoenix’s Record Heat (The Washington Post)
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After a decade of restoration efforts on the Elwha River following the removal of two dams, the watershed faces another threat.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.