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

Another Victory for the Tongass — Wickersham’s Conscience

Back in March, U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason rejected an attempt by the U.S. Forest Service to open up Prince of Wales Island and some of the smaller surrounding islands to clearcutting of the remaining old growth forest there. In her decision, Judge Gleason left open the issue of the scope of the remedy, and […]

Another Victory for the Tongass — Wickersham’s Conscience

#Colorado Departments Express Concern over Federal Executive Orders to Lift Environmental Reviews — Coyote Gulch

Click here to read the release from the State of Colorado (Chris Arend, Heatheryn Higgins, Jessica Bralish, Matt Inzeo): The Colorado Departments of Natural Resources, Public Health and Environment, Transportation and the Colorado Energy Office joined together in a statement expressing concern about President Donald Trump’s Executive order to lift reviews of environmentally impactful activities. […]

#Colorado Departments Express Concern over Federal Executive Orders to Lift Environmental Reviews — Coyote Gulch

California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom — KTLA

California lawmakers, over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s objections, passed sweeping legislation early Saturday allowing the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The governor must now decide whether to veto the bill and raise the ire of California environmentalists, who will surely accuse him of sidling…

via California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom — KTLA

Hunting Pollution: Rome’s giant tri-coloured heron mural made from anti-pollution paint helping to save the environment — Life & Soul Magazine

Rome’s issues with road traffic and air pollution are well documted, but now a member of the natural world has come to its rescue by way of a huge mural of a tri-coloured heron created using anti-pollution paint. The mural by Milanese street artist Federico Massa, aka Iena Cruz, stretches over 1000 square-metres of a […]

via Hunting Pollution: Rome’s giant tri-coloured heron mural made from anti-pollution paint helping to save the environment — Life & Soul Magazine

The Terrible Destruction of Pinyon-Juniper Forests — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

SOURCE: Counterpunch.org “Public lands ranchers have always hated the trees. Just like native predators are killed as rancher enemies, native trees (and sage) take up space where grass might grow so they must be destroyed. In all of these projects, BLM ballyhoos wildfire suppression benefits, ignoring that deforestation creates hotter, drier, windier, weedier sites with longer fire […]

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