Climate News Network: New research shows forest ecosystems have been suffering intensified disturbance in Europe for decades
This map shows the counties likely to be impacted most by climate change according to data from the Global Adaptation Index.
‘World’s first man-made leaves’ could use photosynthesis to help astronauts breathe, reports The Independent. The Silk Leaf project uses chloroplasts from real plants suspended in silk proteins to create a hardy vehicle for photosynthesis. Check out The Independent Newspaper today – for a top class report
“Time is of the essence as the planet is projected to warm anywhere between 4 and 10 degrees within the next century.”
New research suggests the global decline in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery. Ecologists say the shortage of wild animals means that in many countries more labour is now needed to find food. Children are often used to fill this need for cheap workers, especially in the fishing industry. […]
From The Guardian Newspaper A pending decision on Monsanto’s ubiquitous weedkiller is a crucial opportunity to protect our children from the toxic cocktail of pesticides polluting their food, water and play areas. Our children are growing up exposed to a toxic cocktail of weedkillers, insecticides, and fungicides. It’s on their food and in their water, […]
Concerns mount about seabed mining in Mexico, growing renewable market in Chile & new deforestation law in Paraguay. Calling current environmental problems a “major threat to the survival of the human species” Patiño indicated that citizens must play a fundamental …
U.K. lawmaker Ian Swales has already watched one steel plant close in his district, and he never wants to see it again. It felt like a funeral, he said, when plunging demand led the Redcar blast furnace in northern England to shut its doors in 2010. The memory has Swales questioning his own party’s fight […]