Mysterious demise of Africa’s oldest trees
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Mysterious demise of Africa’s oldest trees

Nine out of Africa's 13 oldest baobab trees, and five of the six largest, have died over the past 12 years, an astonishing spike in mortality. Scientists suspect a changing climate is to blame.

A year on from Greek wildfires, locals are skeptical lessons have been learned

‘I wake up in the morning and for a moment I still expect to see the forest, and then reality kicks in,’ says Vaggelis Georgantzis, head of the resin producers union.
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‘Surprise’ jailing in Vietnam tests U.S., EU climate strategy

The sentencing of Ngụy Thị Khanh, her country's most high-profile environmental voice, raises questions about Vietnam’s commitment to ditching coal.

Historic Yellowstone flooding brings renewal despite destruction

Flooding helps seed majestic cottonwood trees and favors native trout. High water allows them to escape to calmer side channels, where they can spawn.

I knew the men murdered in the Amazon—and their alleged killer

The slayings of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira mark a new escalation in the battle for the Amazon, its resources, and its Indigenous defenders.

High water, more flooding impacting Upper Mississippi River

High water and longer-lasting flooding are changing the habitat along the Upper Mississippi River, according to a new report analyzing nearly 30 years of data.

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When it comes to sustainable packaging, there’s no “one size fits all” option

We have plenty of room for improvement in choosing and using materials to hold our stuff, but what’s best depends on the circumstances.

To cut ocean plastic pollution, aquaculture turns to renewable gear

Shellfish and kelp growers are exploring alternatives ranging from kelp-based ropes and lobster bait bags to oyster cages made solely from wood and metal.
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