No. 290, June 22, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
What are you reading this summer? We’ve got the word on several great new environmental books — all published this year — to boost your activism, enhance your compassion, and supercharge your passion for the planet.
Has the long-lost ivory-billed woodpecker been found? I have my doubts, but I’m willing to accept hope, as I discussed on the Sea Change Radio podcast.
From the archives:
Healing habitats and conserving rare species go hand in hand. Case in point: the golden lion tamarin.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. UN Adopts Historic Deal to Protect High Seas (Deutsche Welle)
2. Himalayan Glaciers Could Lose 80% of Their Volume if Global Warming Isn’t Controlled, Study Finds (AP)
3. Tribes Seek Greater Involvement in Talks on Colorado River Water Crisis (Los Angeles Times)
4. Are Debt-for-Nature Swaps the Way Forward for Conservation? (The Guardian)
5. The Atlantification of the Arctic Ocean Is Underway (Hakai Magazine)
Share your stories:
Do you live in or near a threatened habitat or community, or have you worked to study or protect endangered wildlife? You’re invited to share your stories in our ongoing features Protect This Place and Species Spotlight.
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 shine the spotlight on one of the world’s rarest reptiles and visit one of the most endangered rivers in the United States.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.