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Answer to China's pollution: Beijing cuts coal use by 30 percent in 2017

22 hours ago From natureworldnews.com  View Original Article

Jacksonville, FLORIDA - Beijing is on its way to make more changes to fight its worsening pollution. As a part of its campaign to utilize more renewable power sources, China's capital city said it will cut down its coal use by 30 percent this year.

Beijing's ...

Invisible plastic particles from tyres and clothing are polluting our oceans

22 hours ago From dw.com  View Original Article

Bonn, GERMANY - Car tyres, cosmetics and even our clothing – plastic is in almost everything we use on a daily basis. And it's having a disastrous impact on our oceans.

Tiny invisible plastic particles are contributing up to 30 percent of the 9.5 mill ...

Study finds more than 350k trees illegally felled in Madagascar’s protected areas in five-year span

22 hours ago From mongabay.com  View Original Article

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - A study released this month by TRAFFIC, an NGO that monitors the wildlife trade, finds that governance has been so lacking in the forests of Madagascar in recent years that hundreds of thousands of trees have been illegally cut down in protected area ...

Great Barrier Reef could face another big coral bleaching event this year

22 hours ago From theguardian.com  View Original Article

London, U K - The Great Barrier Reef faces an “elevated and imminent risk” of more widespread coral bleaching this year, the reef authority has warned the Queensland government.

An alert from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says more of ...

Melting sea ice may be speeding nature's clock in the Arctic

25 hours ago From phys.org  View Original Article

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters. The changes are associated with diminishing sea ice cover, according to a study published in the jour ...

Climate change doubling size of northern lakes, pushing bison off habitat

42 hours ago From ctvnews.ca  View Original Article

Toronto, CANADA - New research suggests that climate change has mysteriously caused lakes in a northern protected area to nearly double in size, forcing a herd of at-risk bison off some of their best habitat.

Lakes in the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary off t ...

China's air quality worsens in January

45 hours ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com  View Original Article

Mumbai, INDIA - Chinese cities suffered from more days of air pollution in January, with northern areas being the worst affected, according to official data.

Last month, the 338 cities monitored by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) enjoye ...

Government 'watering down' pollution limits to meet Heathrow pledge

46 hours ago From theguardian.com  View Original Article

London, U K - The government is set to “water down” limits on aviation emissions and is shifting targets to meet its pledge to mitigate the environmental impact of expanding Heathrow, MPs have said.

The cross-party environmental audit committee said ...

Forests worldwide threatened by drought

Archived, 2 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Forests around the world are at risk of death due to widespread drought, University of Stirling researchers have found.

An analysis, published in the journal Ecology Letters, suggests that forests are at risk globally from the increase ...

37% of Norway’s new cars are electric. It might be 100% by 2025

Archived, 2 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - While Trump is busy trying to revigorate the ailing fossil fuel industry, the rest of the world is preparing for an energy revolution.

The Norway market reported another milestone, as more than 100,000 zero-emission electric cars have ...

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Great Barrier Reef could face another big coral bleaching event this year

Action: Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef faces an “elevated and imminent risk” of more widespread coral bleaching this year, the reef authority ...

Alert: 3,890 wild tigers left on earth

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Wild tigers, the majestic animals that once roamed the earth in their tens of thousands, are close to extinction.

Deforestation in Brazil increased 30% in 12 months, agency says

Action: Stop Deforestation

In the 12-month period that ended last August, deforestation in Brazil increased in almost 30 percent.

It is a ...

Protect Appalachia from mountaintop removal

Action: Stop Pollution

Every day millions of pounds of explosives are detonated in Appalachia, blowing off the tops of mountains to expose seams of ...

Protect coral reefs at Port Everglades

Action: Save Our Oceans

Just a few miles off the Florida coast lies the third-largest coral barrier reef system in the world. These corals, which ran ...

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