Revealed: UK banks and investors' $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Animals farmed Meat industry Investigation uncovers ties between financial institutions and three Brazilian firms connected to environmental destruction Forest fires in the Amazon reached a record high in 2019. Läs mer…

Pedal power: Zambia's female farmers go further by bike – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A bicycle scheme is shaving hours off long journeys to get milk fresh to market, boosting women’s incomes and benefiting their whole community All photographs by Simon Davis/Unfold Stories Läs mer…

Snake eels burst through the stomach of predators in bid to escape being eaten alive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Animal behaviour Creatures’ attempts are in vain, and as they are unable to burrow through the fish’s ribcage, the eels become trapped in the gut of their captor Snake Läs mer…

Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill inside Arctic Circle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President lambasts power plant owner ‘for not reporting earlier’ incident bigger than Kerch spill Vladimir Putin has ordered a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled Läs mer…

Living near oil and gas wells linked to low birthweight in babies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil Risk is greater in rural areas, according to study of nearly 3 million births over 10 years A pumpjack near homes in residential Signal Hill, California. Four of Läs mer…

How to solve the UK's transport problem in the time of coronavirus – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 6:49 Those who can, should go back to work, Boris Johnson has said. But how will people get to work safely? If we take public transport, will Läs mer…

Renewables surpass coal in US energy generation for first time in 130 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘We are seeing the end of coal,’ says analyst as energy source with biggest impact on climate crisis falls for sixth year in a row Solar, wind and other Läs mer…

Air pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may follow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pollution Cleaner skies were a silver lining of pandemic but data indicates air quality receding as lockdowns eased Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Traffic in Läs mer…

Jane Goodall: humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jane Goodall Primatologist calls for overhaul of food habits to prevent a future pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Jane Goodall has blamed the Covid-19 Läs mer…

Six elephants killed in one day by poachers in Ethiopia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ethiopia The deaths in Mago National Park are unprecedented, say officials A haul of elephant tusks and ivory items was burned in 2015 to deter poachers in Ethiopia, but Läs mer…

Electric cars gain market share in Europe despite Covid-19 crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry Data suggests that carmakers are making progress towards meeting emissions reductions targets Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Tesla Model 3 was the Läs mer…

'The water will come back': why Kenya's struggle against flooding is far from over

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development ’The water will come back’: why Kenya’s struggle against flooding is far from over Record-breaking rainfall has devastated communities – and with thousands displaced and more rain Läs mer…

Why can't we leave them alone? The troubling truth about selfies with sloths

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The age of extinction Animals How the trappings of fame are causing problems for the placid mammal that has become a star of internet memes and Instagram The Sloth Läs mer…

Football pitch-sized area of tropical rainforest lost every six seconds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deforestation Report also warns Australia will experience more extreme fire seasons due to climate crisis Forest clearance by fire near Boca do Acre in the Amazon basin in north-west Läs mer…

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating, scientists warn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The sixth mass extinction of wildlife on Earth is accelerating, according to an analysis by scientists who warn it may be a tipping point for the collapse of civilisation. Läs mer…

Bid for first eco-labelled bluefin tuna raises fears for protection of ‘king of fish’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Conservationists warn the species, which was almost extinct 10 years ago, could be under threat if Japanese fishery is MSC certified A decade ago, the highly prized “king of Läs mer…