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Five of best available climate-change fictions

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

From the dystopias of Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Atwood to a biopunk thriller and a teen humor these are some of best available legends of ecological peril The Road by Cormac McCarthy Theres a brief including references to nuclear onrush a abrupt shear of sun and then a series of low concussions but the slow […]

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Museum of Tomorrow: a seducing invited to suspect a sustainable nature

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

Rio de Janeiros brand-new museum, focusing on sentiments rather than objects, ecology more than engineering, is a little trippy, a bit hippy, very deserving but rarely dull Jutting diagonally into the sky from the old port of Rio de Janeiro is an other-wordly edifice that looks just like a cross between a solar-powered fossil and […]

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New the risk to public property endanger America’s unique wildlife passageways

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st July 2017

Mule deer, pronghorn and other swine rely on unbroken movement streets for nutrient and survival, a requisite now in jeopardy as Trump pushes for development The life of a Wyoming mule deer is a tough one. In ordering to subsist, thousands of the deer undertake an arduous 150 -mile migration twice a year to find […]

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Saved: the endangered species back from the verge of extinguishing

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th July 2017

Human activity has put wildlife of all the countries at risk, but many mortals are now thriving thanks to conservationists The saiga antelope makes a strange pin-up for the conservation nature. With its strange bulbous nose and spindly legs, it is an unlovely gazing man specially when compared against wildlife favourites such as the polar […]

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Ecuador’s contributing environmental group fightings to stop forced close

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th July 2017

David Hill: NGO Accin Ecolgica responds to the governments attempt to close the organization down Members of one of The countries of latin america most well-known environmental organisations, Accin Ecolgica, are fighting for their survival against a contentious assault by Ecuadors government to shut them down. The move by the government developed six epoches after […]

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Climate change impacting ‘most’ species on Earth, even down to their genomes

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th July 2017

Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And weve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far. Climate change is rapidly becoming a crisis that defies hyperbole. For all the sound and fury of climate change denialists, self-deluding politicians and a very […]

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Animal trafficking: the $23 bn criminal industry patrolled by a toothless regulator

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

The Cite convention finds itself confronting potent networks, even though it has no detectives , no police powers and no firearms The illegal trade in wildlife is a most attractive felony. But it is highly perniciou, and its proportion is warning the extinction of some of the worlds most iconic species. It is also grotesquely […]

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How to fix climate change: apply metropolis , not countries, in charge | Benjamin Barber

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

It cant be left to dysfunctional society states to tackle but as Oslo and Seoul have shown, metropolitan cores can rise to the challenge of global warming Climate change is the most urgent objection facing humankind. Other editions realize headlines: terrorism kills; difference alters daily life for billions around the globe. But climate is paramount, […]

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UN committee may again consider listing Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Exclusive: Advocates, scientists and NGOs urge the UN to pressure Australia to do more to protect the world heritage site The Great Barrier Reef could be considered again for the purposes of an in danger rostering by the United Nations World Heritage Committee in accordance with the ravaging bleaching this year, the Guardian can reveal. […]

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African elephants ‘killed faster than they are being born’

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th June 2017

Data exhausted on UN world wildlife day pictures overall person is still descending despite a recent reduction in high levels of poaching for ivory More African elephants are being killed for bone than are being born, despite poaching stages falling for the fourth time in a row in 2015. The new data, released on UN […]

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