martedì 27 settembre 2016
domenica 25 settembre 2016
This morning in Los Angeles, empowered by the Zulu legend of Shongolulu, we marched from the La Brea Tar Pits to the South African Consulate where my friend Ellen Ericksen hand delivered a letter demanding an end to ivory trade in Africa.
mercoledì 21 settembre 2016
Turning a blind eye to climate change will come at a price the world can no longer afford to pay, the director of a documentary produced by Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday.
venerdì 16 settembre 2016
giovedì 15 settembre 2016
Species such as bluefin tuna are being pushed to the brink due to humans’ tendency to fish for larger species more often than smaller ones. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock
Report comparing past mass extinction events warns that hunting and killing of ocean’s largest species will disrupt ecosystems for millions of years
mercoledì 31 agosto 2016
Records of temperature that go back far further than 1800s suggest warming of recent decades is out of step with any period over the past millennium
martedì 30 agosto 2016
Members of the Kruger National Park keep the head of a rhinoceros up during a white rhino re-location capture on October 17, 2014. (Photo: Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images)
Leading conservation scientists are calling for bold political action to combat the loss of our planet’s largest animals. Can they inspire us to take action?
The feedbacks created by the intrusion of cold freshwater into the planet's oceans are already shutting down ocean circulation, leading to the formation of more powerful superstorms.
Amitav Ghosh says in his latest book, that serious fiction has found it difficult to deal with the subject of the climate crisis that is upon us. “Considering what climate change actually portends for the future of the earth,” he says, “it should surely follow that this would be the principal preoccupation of writers the world over—and this, I think, is very far from being the case.”
venerdì 26 agosto 2016
giovedì 25 agosto 2016
Scientist Peter Wadhams believes the summer ice cover at the north pole is about to disappear, triggering even more rapid global warming
More than 120 species of wildlife are facing extinction in Britain because of intensive farming methods, a major report will warn. Hundreds more could also be at risk due to the ‘industrialisation’ of agriculture, driven by EU subsidies.
giovedì 18 agosto 2016
Acclaimed movie director Werner Herzog says he believes the human race could die out if it doesn't face up to mankind's ecological mistakes.