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Carbon dioxide is rising at the fastest rate ever recorded

Smoke billows from smokestacks and a coal-fired generator at a steel factory in November 2015 in the industrial province of Hebei, China....

martedì 28 marzo 2017

How Corruption Fuels Climate Change

LONDON, BERLIN – Anti-corruption campaigners achieved a number of crucial victories in 2016, not least by ensuring accountability for one of Big Oil’s most crooked deals

‘Human fingerprint’ found on global extreme weather

The fingerprint of human-caused climate change has been found on heatwaves, droughts and floods across the world, according to scientists.

'Apocalyptic' warning about climate change

Researchers studying the largest-ever mass extinction in Earth’s history claim to have found evidence that it was caused by runaway global warming – and that the “apocalyptic” events of 250 million years ago could happen again.

New Record Low for Sea Ice

The National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Arctic Ocean sea ice grew last winter to the lowest maximum extent ever recorded,

Apocalyptic Release of Arctic Methane

On a lake, plumes of gas, most likely methane from the breakdown of carbon in sediments below the lake, keep the water from freezing in spots, outside Fairbanks, Alaska, October 21, 2011. As the Arctic warms, the threat of abrupt methane releases is rising, too. (Photo: Josh Haner / The New York Times)

mercoledì 15 marzo 2017

Carbon dioxide is rising at the fastest rate ever recorded

Smoke billows from smokestacks and a coal-fired generator at a steel factory in November 2015 in the industrial province of Hebei, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
For the second year in a row, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have climbed at a record pace.

venerdì 10 marzo 2017


Extinction has never been a purely scientific concept. When theories of extinction exploded onto the Western intellectual scene in the early 19th century, they upended a reassuring view of nature as more or less fixed and stable.

sabato 11 febbraio 2017

Mass stranding in New Zealand: 300 whales died

As three separate pods of whales have beached over three nights, and Farewell Spit has been closed to volunteer rescuers as darkness falls there is fear there will be carnage in the morning.

mercoledì 18 gennaio 2017

The Last Smiling Dolphins

The nearly extinct "smiling" Irrawaddy dolphins continue to get hunted in Myanmar's waters by illegal fishermen

Death of 82 stranded dolphins in Florida

Biologists on Tuesday were investigating the weekend deaths of dozens of dolphins in Everglades National Park in Florida's largest mass stranding of the mammal since 1989, a U.S. scientific agency said

martedì 27 dicembre 2016

Gli Ultimi Ghepardi The Last Cheetahs

A lanciare l’allarme uno studio della Zoological Society di Londra. Secondo i ricercatori, sono rimasti solo 7.100 ghepardi allo stato naturale e solo in sei nazioni dell’Africa meridionale

mercoledì 21 dicembre 2016


Tens of thousands of “smog refugees” have reportedly fled China’s pollution-stricken north after the country was hit by its latest “airpocalyse” forcing almost half a billion people to live under a blanket of toxic fumes

lunedì 5 dicembre 2016

martedì 15 novembre 2016


Global changes in temperature due to human-induced climate change have already impacted every aspect of life on Earth from genes to entire ecosystems, with increasingly unpredictable consequences for humans -- according to a new study 

lunedì 14 novembre 2016

sabato 5 novembre 2016

The Ivory Game

An elephant is killed every 15 minutes. That's the blunt statistic closing "The Ivory Game," Netflix's latest foray into original documentary. 

“Yochi”: saving the last yellow-headed parrots in Belize

“Yochi” is a story of a 9-year-old, selectively mute Mayan boy who guards a nest of endangered Yellow-Headed Parrots in Belize’s pine savannah. When his beloved older brother, Itza, returns from the city, Yochi learns that he’s in debt and has turned to poaching – setting the brothers on a collision course. 

Destroying Arctic sea ice

The carbon dioxide emissions I produce as an average American destroy about 650 square feet of Arctic sea ice every year. That’s according to a new study that directly links the amount of annual CO2 released in the atmosphere to the amount of disappearing sea ice in the Arctic.

Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly

UNICEF is calling on world leaders to reduce air pollution, saying it leads to the deaths of more children yearly than malaria and HIV/AIDS combined.

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