No. 211, Nov. 18, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
How do you convince hungry owls to stop killing endangered seabirds? On the Farallon Islands, that question is key to saving the ashy storm petrel — and perhaps an entire ecosystem.
Some kids aren’t being taught about climate change in school. Others receive false, misleading or out-of-date information. We spoke with investigative journalist Katie Worth about her new book, Miseducation.
What does the recently concluded COP26 climate conference in Glasgow have to do with grizzly bears eating out of public trash bins in Montana? Everything, it turns out.
Bees, like a lot of other pollinator species, face a “perfect storm” of threats. But there are also potential solutions to stop or reverse their decline.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. COP26 Ends With Promises, but Not Nearly Enough Progress (The Nation)
2. Drilling for ‘White Gold’ Is Happening Right Now at the Salton Sea (The Los Angeles Times)
3. Federal Wildlife Agency Finalizes Protection for Threatened Freshwater Mussel (Courthouse News)
4. Biden to Submit Treaty Fighting Climate Super-Pollutants for Senate Approval (The Washington Post)
5. Klamath Dam Removal on Track to Begin Early 2023 (Times-Standard)
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 need to talk about jaguar coexistence. And coming next week: how climate solutions help plants and wildlife (and vice versa).
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As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.
John R. Platt
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Photo credit: Ashy storm petrel by Ilana Nimz/PRBO Conservation Science, courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Region.