No. 203, September 23, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
As climate change gets worse, the books about how to fight it get even better. We’ve got the word on 10 new books from experts Katharine Hayhoe, Michael E. Mann and others to help you understand, organize and act on climate.
California’s endangered salmon have found themselves in hot water — thanks to the very same water released from dams that’s supposed to protect them.
Can an endangered cat known as the “tree tiger” survive the deforestation of its habitat? Check out our latest Species Spotlight about the gorgeous Sunda clouded leopard.
From the archives:
Wildlife trafficking threatens tens of thousands of species around the world, causing extinctions, hurting people and spreading disease. Here are 10 things everyone needs to know about wildlife trafficking.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. “6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin to Try to Stop November Wolf Hunt” (AP)
2. “This Powerful Democrat Linked to Fossil Fuels Will Craft the U.S. Climate Plan” (The New York Times)
3. “Biden Confronts Extreme Heat, a Silent Climate Killer” (The Washington Post)
4. “Will Taxpayers Bear the Cost of Cleaning Up America’s Abandoned Oil Wells?” (The Guardian)
5. “Invasive Species Found After Dam Failures” (KTVZ)
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.
A 1,500-mile journey to a remote island in Newfoundland sets the stage for our next Vanishing essay, coming tomorrow.
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As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.