No. 178, April 1, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
What’s the best way to control invasive species? In some cases, according to new research, it helps to keep cannibalism in mind.
New legislation could help states and tribes clean up decades-old mining liabilities and restore the environment while creating needed jobs.
We’re not saying corporate net-zero emissions pledges are a joke, but we did send this newsletter on April Fool’s Day ...
Recycled (from the archives):
Our collection of stories about plastic waste continues to grow — much like the amount of trash floating in the ocean.
Subscriber bonus: The Wild 5
Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. “Biden Boosts Offshore Wind Energy, Wants to Power 10M Homes” (AP)
2. “Endangered Condors Return to Northern California Skies After Nearly a Century” (The Guardian)
3. “Joe Biden’s Coming Infrastructure Push, Explained” (Vox)
4. “The Fairy Creek Blockaders: Inside the Complicated Fight for B.C.’s Last Ancient Forests” (The Tyee)
5. “The Humble Beetle That Could Rescue a Town” (BBC)
What should we cover next?
Our stories rely on insight from experts, frontline activists and readers around the world — especially these days, when so much seems to be happening so fast. We want to hear from you, so please drop us a line anytime.
We’ll take a look at some unexpected ways the pandemic has affected the animal kingdom. Also in development: a new creature feature that you won’t want to miss.
Look for our latest links in next Thursday’s newsletter — or follow us on Twitter and Facebook for headlines as they go live.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.
John R. Platt
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