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Thousands protest logging in Poland's ancient forest

28 mins ago From enca.com  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Thousands demonstrated in Warsaw on Saturday demanding an end to large-scale logging in Poland's ancient Bialowieza forest, just days after the enviroment minister called for it to be stripped of protected UNESCO status.

Bialowieza, st ...

Switzerland: Dairy farmers must adapt to climate change

2 hours ago From eurasiareview.com  View Original Article

Albany, OREGON - As temperatures climb and growing seasons change, milk producers across Switzerland must cooperate with one another to improve their grassland management practices if they want to break even, says an official agriculture report.

Dairy ...

Student battles New Zealand government in climate lawsuit

4 hours ago From greenpeace.org  View Original Article

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - A law student from New Zealand is battling the country’s government in court this morning over a “failure” to properly address climate change.
A win would potentially mean the New Zealand government will be forced to go back to the drawing boa ...

The down-low on microplastics

5 hours ago From zmescience.com  View Original Article

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - We already know that plastic is a problem. We use articles like plastic bottles or bags once or a handful of times and then throw them out. Plastic cluttered beaches, massive landfills, and sea animals with clogged stomachs are clear evidence of this ...

France to stop granting oil exploration licences

6 hours ago From france24.com  View Original Article

Issy-les-Moulineaux, FRANCE - Hulot, a popular environmentalist and former TV host was named France’s environment chief by President Emmanuel Macron in May, and has been viewed as a major coup for the new administration. He rolled out his agenda during his first major television ...

France's Macron to back push for global environment rights pact

6 hours ago From reuters.com  View Original Article

London, U K - French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Saturday to play an active role in a campaign aimed at securing a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environment.

He made the pledge at a meeting at Sorbonne Unive ...

Massive Antarctic ice shelf days from breaking off

Archived, 2 days ago From ecowatch.com 

Cleveland, OHIO - Any day now we will truly witness climate change in action. Within days at worst, maybe weeks at best, scientists predict that a huge section of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica will break off into the ocean, in what is called a major "carving" e ...

Norway to Brazil: If you keep destroying the Amazon, we’ll cut our $1bn funding

Archived, 2 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - Since 2008, Norway has been offering financial support to Brazil (over $1.1 bn), in order for the latter country to preserve its rainforests and fight deforestation. Amidst rampant corruption, an impeached president, and a clear divide between what p ...

Quarter of England’s rivers at risk of running dry, finds WWF

Archived, 2 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - A quarter of England’s rivers are at risk of running dry, with devastating consequences for wildlife, according to data obtained by WWF under freedom of information rules.

Fish are most obviously affected when rivers slow to a trickle, ...

Primeval forest must lose Unesco protection, says Poland

Archived, 2 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Poland’s environment minister, Jan Szyszko, whom green activists have criticised for allowing large-scale logging in the ancient Białowieża forest, has called for the woodland to be stripped of Unesco’s natural heritage status, banning huma ...

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