No. 228, March 17, 2022
Hello Revelator readers,
Here are seven recent books that offer insight on saving the planet and the creatures who live here.
War in Ukraine is the latest reminder of the myriad ways military strife can harm plants and animals, as well as people.
Traditional ecological knowledge and western science are both needed to solve our environmental problems, explains community ecologist Cristina Eisenberg in this new interview.
From the archives:
After years of delays, members of the United Nations are negotiating a new treaty to create a framework to protect the biodiversity of the high seas.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Tree Planting Is Booming. Here’s How That Could Help, or Harm, the Planet. (The New York Times)
2. ‘Defining Moment’: How Can the U.S. End Its Dependency on Fossil Fuels? (The Guardian)
3. Here’s Where Biodiversity Is Disappearing the Quickest in the U.S. (Popular Science)
4. The Census Undercounted People of Color. Here’s What That Means for Environmental Justice. (Grist)
5. Animal Sounds Are a Marvel of Evolution. We Can’t Afford to Drown Them Out. (Vox)
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