Environment & Climate News
- Alasdair Harris: How Can Coastal Conservation Save Marine Life And Fishing Practices?on June 25, 2021
; Credit: /Courtesy of TED Manoush Zomorodi, Matthew Cloutier, and SANAZ MESHKINPOUR | NPRPart 3 of TED Radio Hour episode: An SOS From The Ocean In 1998, Alasdair Harris went to Madagascar to research coral reefs. He's worked there ever since. He […]
- Local air regulators say it's impossible to meet smog standards without federal helpon December 5, 2022
Southern California air regulators have released a sweeping plan to help reduce smog pollution, but it will fall short of federal requirements.
- For Indigenous defenders of Brazil's rainforests, 'Lula is our only hope'on December 5, 2022
Brazil's incoming president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has pledged to reverse years of neglect in the Amazon rainforest, halting destruction in Indigenous reserves.
- Prince William, Princess Kate close out Boston trip with environmental award showon December 3, 2022
The royals’ trip culminated with something of an awards show, with Prince William and Princess Kate handing out millions of dollars in “Earthshot” prizes.
- Amazon has lost 10% of its vegetation in less than 40 yearson December 3, 2022
Almost half of Brazil's carbon emissions comes from deforestation. The destruction is so vast that the eastern Amazon has ceased to be a carbon sink, or absorber, for the Earth and has become a carbon source, according to a study published in 2021 in the journal Nature.
- Feral hog control: 8 years, some progress, $2.5 billion damage/yearon December 2, 2022
Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague.