No. 289, June 15, 2023
Hello Revelator readers,
Researchers followed a wandering wolverine for weeks in the Arctic and found a frozen mystery with big implications.
Water expert Peter Gleick urges a more equitable “soft path” for our water future in his new book The Three Ages of Water.
Grevy’s zebras can run up to 35 miles per hour, but these endangered animals can’t outrun threats like habitat loss, poaching and disease. Learn more about efforts to recover them in our latest Species Spotlight.
From the archives:
For species that rely on wind, climate change won’t be a breeze.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. ‘My Life and My Home’: Young People Start to Testify at Historic US Climate Trial (The Guardian)
2. Fossil Fuel Company Net Zero Plans ‘Largely Meaningless’ — Report (Reuters)
3. Six Nations’ Huge Battery Project Is the Future of Energy Supply in Ontario — and Maybe All of Canada (The Narwhal)
4. Return of the Lions: Large Protected Areas in Africa Attract Apex Predator (Mongabay)
5. Tens of Thousands of Dead Fish Wash up on a Texas Beach Due to Low Oxygen Levels (AP)
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.
Are ivory-billed woodpeckers actually extinct? We have thoughts.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.