'The Amazon is the vagina of the world': why women are key to saving Brazil's forests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The age of extinction Brazil Indigenous leader Célia Xakriabá and Vagina Monologues author V discuss Brazil’s biodiversity crisis and why this is the century of the indigenous woman Play Läs mer…

A New Normal: travel and the environment after Covid-19 – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 7:19 In this week’s episode of A New Normal, Iman Amrani asks viewers what their thoughts are around travel and the environment post-Covid. With international travel increasingly Läs mer…

Damaged ship leaking oil off Mauritius could break up, says PM

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil spills Growing oil spill from MV Wakashio threatens ecological and economic disaster Oil leaking from the MV Wakashio, which ran aground off the south-east coast of Mauritius. Photograph: Läs mer…

Kiribati's president's plans to raise islands in fight against sea-level rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kiribati will raise its islands above the ocean as part of its fight against sea-level rise, seeking help from its new diplomatic partner China to secure the archipelagic nation’s Läs mer…

Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain? English coal miners walk home from work, circa 1925. Photograph: Hirz/Getty As the black stuff burnt in the UK plummets Läs mer…

A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Culture A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome? On a writing grant to the eternal city an Italian-born Australian encounters its Läs mer…

Bid to save Alaskan wild salmon receives surprise boost from Trump Jr

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A surprise intervention from Donald Trump Jr has breathed life into efforts to protect the biggest remaining wild salmon run on the planet. Earlier this week, Trump Jr expressed Läs mer…

India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India Narendra Modi’s dream of a ‘self-reliant India’ comes at a terrible price for its indigenous population A child labourer at an opencast coalmine in India Photograph: Dommergues/Sipa Over Läs mer…

Thousands of baby turtles released into sea off Bali

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Olive Ridley turtles are part of conservationists’ attempts to boost the population and promote environmental protection More than 10,000 baby turtles were released into the sea off the Läs mer…

Three women injured swimming with whales in Australia in space of a week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alicia Ramsay was hit by humpback whale’s fin days after two others injured swimming at tourist hotspot Ningaloo reef A woman snorkelling on Ningaloo Reef, on the north-west coast Läs mer…

Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic lost more than 40% of its areas in two days at the end of July The last fully intact ice Läs mer…

Covid-19 lockdown will have 'negligible' impact on climate crisis – study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The draconian coronavirus lockdowns across the world have led to sharp drops in carbon emissions, but this will have “negligible” impact on the climate crisis, with global heating cut Läs mer…

Mauritius facing environmental crisis as shipwreck leaks oil

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is facing an environmental crisis after oil began leaking from a bulk carrier that ran aground in March and started to break up Läs mer…

Extreme droughts in central Europe likely to increase sevenfold

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Extreme droughts are likely to become much more frequent across central Europe, and if global greenhouse gas emissions rise strongly they could happen seven times more often, new research Läs mer…

Monsoon rains driven by high winds bring flooding misery to Mumbai

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development India’s commercial capital grinds to a halt after heaviest August rainfall in 47 years causes widespread flooding Play Video 1:48 Mumbai flooding: monsoon rains inundate streets, homes Läs mer…

Italian homes evacuated over risk of Mont Blanc glacier collapse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Roads near Courmayeur closed to tourists because of threat from falling Planpincieux ice Residents and tourists begin to leave the lower part of the Val Ferret (Courmayeur) on Läs mer…

'They just pull up everything!' Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seascape: the state of our oceans Galápagos Islands ’They just pull up everything!’ Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life A vast fishing armada off Ecuador’s biodiverse Pacific Läs mer…