2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet — TIME

From our vantage point today, 2020 looks like the year when an unknown virus spun out of control, killed hundreds of thousands and altered the way we live day to day. In the future, we may look back at 2020 as the year we decided to keep driving off the climate cliff–or to take the…

2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet — TIME

Changing climate is narrowing options for migrating birds — More Than A Dodo

This article is taken from European research magazine Horizon as part of our partnership to share natural environment science stories with readers of More than a Dodo. Across an entire desert or ocean, migratory birds make some of the most extreme journeys found in nature, but there are still huge gaps in our understanding of how […]

Changing climate is narrowing options for migrating birds — More Than A Dodo

New Study Projects Severe Water Shortages in the #ColoradoRiver Basin — Inside Climate News #COriver #aridification #snowpack #runoff #ActOnClimate #KeepItInTheGround — Coyote Gulch

From Inside Climate News (Bob Berwyn): The loss of the reflective snowpack drives evaporation and reduces the flow of water, the study found. The 40 million people who rely on Colorado River water need to prepare for a drier future. Global warming is shrinking the Rocky Mountain snowpack that feeds the river and flows are […]

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Penguin ice-sculptures spotted on the shore of the River Thames boosts Greenpeace’s ocean campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

Two penguin visitors of the ice sculpture kind appeared on the shore of the River Thames opposite St Paul’s Cathedral this week. A towering two-metre ice scuplture of a mother chinstrap penguin and her chick was installed on the shore of the River Thames, in front of the Tate Modern on Southbank, to highlight the […]

via Penguin ice-sculptures spotted on the shore of the River Thames boosts Greenpeace’s ocean campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

Facing Climate Change: What Gardeners Need to Know — The Peterborough & Area Master Gardeners

By Sharleen Pratt, Master Gardener I recently attended a Master Gardener’s Technical Update at the Toronto Botanical Gardens. The subject was Facing Climate Change: What Gardeners Need to Know. The speakers were Dr. Jon Warland, Dr. Steven Hill and Lorraine Johnson. As we sat listening to how our climate is changing and the impacts that […]

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Climate Change Is Starving Out Reindeer in Sweden’s Arctic — TIME

(KIRUNA, Sweden) — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain top overlooking his reindeer in the Swedish arctic. His community herds about 8,000 reindeer year-round, moving them between traditional grazing grounds in the high…

via Climate Change Is Starving Out Reindeer in Sweden’s Arctic — TIME

Audubon’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Birds in the Arid West — Coyote Gulch

From Audubon’s Western Water Initiative (Karyn Stockdale): Audubon just released a new scientific report, Survival by Degrees, showing that 64 percent (389 out of 604) of North American bird species are at risk of extinction from climate change. The good news is our science also shows that if we take action now we can help […]

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Polar bear pictures and the climate emergency — The Ice Blog

Recently, the picture editor of the Guardian, Fiona Shields, published a piece explaining “why we are going to be using fewer polar bears and more people to illustrate our coverage of the climate emergency”. She writes: “At the Guardian we want to ensure that the images we publish accurately and appropriately convey the climate crisis […]

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The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign with the aim to get one million people to pledge to plant a tree on 30 November to help fight the climate emergency. Known as The Big Climate Fightback, The Woodland Trust will be hosting planting days across the UK on November 30 […]

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Ireland reclaiming its greenery with plans to plant 440 million trees by 2040 to tackle climate change — Life & Soul Magazine

The Emerald Isle is reclaiming its green as Ireland announced plans to plant 440 million trees by 2040, as part of its efforts to tackle climate change. Ireland first announced its climate plan in June, pledging to create 19,768 acres of new forestry land a year. Now the country is aiming to plant 22million trees every year […]

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