No. 193, July 15, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
An ambitious initiative that aims to protect a 2,000-mile segment of the Continental Divide ecoregion could change how we think about conservation. Learn more about the project in an exclusive excerpt from the new book Four-Fifths a Grizzly.
Does the finance industry really put enough pressure on environmentally destructive corporations to change their bad behavior? That’s what the industry’s statements may have you believe — but a new report says otherwise.
A meeting of global leaders this week is an opportunity to end harmful fisheries subsidies that are pushing species to extinction, fueling food insecurity, and worsening the climate crisis.
From the archive:
As extreme weather events increase with climate change, what does that mean for wildlife?
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. “UN Sets Out Paris-Style Plan to Cut Extinction Rate by Factor of 10” (The Guardian)
2. “Europe Plans Aggressive New Laws to Phase Out Fossil Fuels” (The New York Times)
3. “EPA: 11,000 Facilities Illegally Discharged Pollutants Onto Nearby Waters in 2018” (The Hill)
4. “Rare Whooping Cranes Raised for Wild as COVID Rules Relax” (AP)
5. “The Climate-Safe Houses of the Future” (Earther)
What should we cover next?
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Tomorrow’s Species Spotlight will focus on one of Asia’s most threatened songbirds.
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As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.