No. 285, May 11, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
With dozens of endangered fish species perilously close to extinction, how do we speed the pace and ensure the effectiveness of river-restoration efforts? An unconventional gathering came up with some ideas.
Youth representatives to the G7 have issued a list of recommendations for action on climate change and environmental degradation to leaders ahead of its gathering next week.
New research shows which regions are at risk for “statistically impossible” heat waves.
From the archives:
Millions of birds die each year in the United States from collisions with windows. Here’s how one researcher helped lower the number in her community.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Warming-Stoked Tides Eating Huge Holes in Greenland Glacier (AP)
2. Putting Big Oil’s Profits in Perspective (Heated)
3. In the Florida Panhandle, a Black Community’s Progress Is Threatened by a Proposed Liquified Natural Gas Plant (Inside Climate News)
4. Frogs in Puerto Rico Croak at a Higher Pitch Due to Global Heating (The Guardian)
5. Outdoor Brands Phase Out PFAS, ‘Forever Chemicals,’ Ahead of State Bans (Environmental Health News)
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