No. 261, Nov. 24, 2022
Hello Revelator readers,
Forget Black Friday — let’s mark the post-Thanksgiving date as Extinction Friday. It’ll be a moment to remember the peoples and species we’ve driven off the face of the Earth and promise to do our part to prevent more losses.
As the dust settles after the midterm election, it’s clear that conspiracy theorists pushing election fraud still eked out a number of victories. And that’s bad for the natural world, as well as for democracy.
Shark scientist David Shiffman realized that writing a book about shark conservation was only the first step in raising public awareness.
From the archives:
Indigenized Energy Initiative is developing renewable energy as a means to mitigate climate change, eliminate poverty and restore sovereignty in Tribal communities.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. COP27 Leaves World on Dangerous Warming Path Despite Historic Climate Fund (The Washington Post)
2. Coal Emissions on Pace for Record-Setting 2022 (E&E News)
3. First U.S. Coral Insurance Marks the Rise of the Reef Brigades (Reuters)
4. How Russia Is Weaponizing the Ukrainian Winter (NPR)
5. ‘Landmark Vote’ Gives Boost to Threatened Sharks (BBC)
What should we cover next?
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We’ve got stories on dam removals, reptiles, and the West’s water woes.
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As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.