No. 241, June 23, 2022
Hello Revelator readers,
Reconnecting a river with its floodplain is already paying off along the lower Columbia River thanks to a recent levee-removal project.
These might not be your quintessential beach reads, but our list of 14 newly published books highlight an astounding collection of writers who celebrate the fragile beauty of our world — and how we can help save it.
Research has shown that trees can communicate. An Earth activist wonders: What happens if we learn to listen?
From the archives:
Yesterday was World Rainforest Day. Fighting to save these ecosystems could also help the world’s most endangered mammals.
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.
Subscriber bonus: The Wild 5
Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Native American Tribes to Co-Manage National Monument for First Time (The Washington Post)
2. Not Just for the Birds: Avian Influenza Is Also Felling Wild Mammals (The New York Times)
3. Sweltering Streets: Hundreds of Homeless Die in Extreme Heat (AP)
4. In an Unusual Step, a Top Medical Journal Weighs in on Climate Change (Inside Climate News)
5. Canada Lays Out Rules Banning Single-Use Plastics (The Guardian)
What should we cover next?
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Could sanctions help tackle climate change? New research puts that question to the test.
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As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.