Pay more attention to forests to avert global water crisis, researchers urge
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Pay more attention to forests to avert global water crisis, researchers urge

Australia's Murray Darling basin covers more than a million square kilometers, 14 percent of the country's landmass. It's the site of tens of thousands of wetlands, but increasing demand for water has stretched its resources to the limit.

South Fork Wind adopts enhanced right whale protections

A new conservation agreement ensures that an offshore wind project set to supply New York with enough renewable power for 70,000 homes incorporates important enhanced protections for the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

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World methane emissions are heading in the wrong direction, study says

Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, says methane emissions from fossil fuels have intensified, rising faster than the rebound in oil, gas and coal production since the easing of the coronavirus pandemic — a development the firm called “worrisome.”

Cruises are an environmental disaster

Carnival Cruise Line and other top cruise ship companies have been breaking records for ticket sales this year. But a water-bound vacation isn’t just a concern for infectious disease—these ships are having a massive effect on the climate.

Ukraine war’s latest victim? The fight against climate change

As leaders of the Group of 7 gather in Germany, the scramble to replace Russian fossil fuels is raising concerns that hard-won climate targets will be missed.

California’s largest reservoirs at critically low levels – signaling a dry summer ahead

California’s two largest reservoirs are at critically low levels, signaling that the state, like much of the US west, can expect a searing, dry summer ahead.

These clergy are bridging the gap between religion and climate

In an effort launched last year, a Rabbi and a Protestant minister offer clergy suggestions for how to engage their congregations in helping to solve the climate crisis.

B.C. scientists see recovery but fear more heat domes could change ecosystems forever

A year after the heat dome event that killed billions of plants and animals in British Columbia, scientists say ecosystems are recovering, but could be transformed forever if such events become more frequent.

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