No. 298, August 17, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
Forget Cocaine Bear and Cocaine Shark. To really understand the environmental threat of illicit drugs, researchers are studying eels.
A creative partnership among the Winnemem Wintu Tribe and state and federal agencies is helping to bring Chinook salmon back to their ancestral waters.
From the archives:
Weird Plants author Chris Thorogood, a botanist and artist, calls on us to see the marvels of plant life and the urgency of saving it.
Subscriber bonus: The Wild 5
Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Wildfires Are Exploding in Unexpected Places Due to Climate Change. Is Hawaii the Latest Example? (Inside Climate News)
2. Montana Kids Just Won Their Landmark Climate Lawsuit. Here’s Why. (Drilled)
3. This Bold Plan to Kick the World’s Coal Habit Might Actually Work (Wired)
4. New Pack of Endangered Grey Wolves Spotted in California (The Guardian)
5. Off Alaska Coast, Research Crew Peers Down, Down, Down to Map Deep and Remote Ocean (AP)
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Terry Tempest Williams explains her vow to protect prairie dogs.
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