Chile Just Created 10 Million New Acres of National Parks – Thanks to Patagonia & The North Face | The Guardian


“It is an invitation to imagine other forms to use our land.” When Chilean President Michelle Bachelet leaves office in March, her environmental legacy will be preserved throughout the country’s pristine…


Do Red and Green Mix? | The Great Transition Initiative | GT Network Space


Michael Löwy’s essay on ecosocialism has stimulated an interesting array of critiques from feminists, democrats, eco-capitalists, and more in this exchange. This is an exciting debate and, I would argue, a necessary one to ensure the twenty-first-century return of “socialism” is not grounded in abstract certainties, dogmatic formulas, and intellectual vanguardism. From the African context…


Seeing Nature Through Indigenous ‘Lens’ Might Improve Environmental Decision-making


Despite new legislation, critics say consultation often lacks real desire to listen, learn. As various levels of government become more serious about climate change, there has been heightened interest in incorporating Indigenous knowledge in that effort.


The US Is In A Water Crisis Far Worse Than Most People Imagine


Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. We are in a water crisis beyond anything you can imagine. Pollution and toxins are everywhere, stemming from the hazardous wastes of industry and agriculture.


Talking Green Without Seeing Red | FP Insider Access


How governments, journalists, and activists are all trying to change the narrative when they talk about climate change. The goal? Make the conversation more inclusive, less hostile, and frankly less boring.


Hypocrites And Greenwash: Greta Thunberg Blasts Leaders Over Climate Crisis | The Guardian


Greta Thunberg has blasted politicians as hypocrites and international climate summits as empty words and greenwash. Until humanity admits it has failed to tackle the climate crisis and begins treating it as an emergency like the coronavirus pandemic, society will be unable to stop global heating, she said.


Our Burning Planet: Why We Must Learn to Live With Fire


There is a paradox at the core of Earth’s unraveling firescapes. The fires are seemingly everywhere, and everywhere more feral. They are burning from the Arctic to the Amazon, from New South Wales to the West Coast. They are visible, and their smoke projects their presence in the form of immense palls well removed from the flames. But equally significant are the fires that aren’t happening.


From Rewilding To Forest Schools, Our Attitude To Nature Is Changing For The Better


The statistics may be terrifying – but the UK’s approach to natural habitats is undergoing a quiet transformation. It was the WildEast manifesto that first brought it home to me. An ambitious project bringing together everyone from farmers and landowning peers to ecologists and gardeners.


Move Over, Millennials. Boomers Are UK’s Greenest Generation


Young people are often dubbed “Generation Green” – millennials and teenagers championing climate action and environmental values, often with a well-aimed dig at older generations who have failed to prevent a climate catastrophe. Yet it is their baby boomer parents and grandparents who are most likely to act in support of green issues, according to a national survey.


What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like?


What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like? A society based on natural ecology might seem like a far-off utopia—yet communities everywhere are already creating it.


Gardens Have Pulled America Out of Some of Its Darkest Times. We Need Another Revival.


As the pandemic smolders and the economy plunges into an abyss, Americans have reverted to the venerable World War II–era tradition of organized disaster gardening. “Food Supply Anxiety Brings Back Victory Gardens,” declared the New York Times in late March


Herd Memory: The Caribou Fled And Vanished, Grey Ghosts of the Boreal


On a cold day in February, I flew over the tightly knit stands of black spruce and jack pine in northwestern Alberta, straining my eyes below, eager to catch sight of a woodland caribou. My dad, a wildlife biologist, called them the “grey ghosts” of the boreal. Woodland caribou ha


Takeaway Food and Drink Litter Dominates Ocean Plastic, Study Shows


Plastic items from takeaway food and drink dominate the litter in the world’s oceans, according to the most comprehensive study to date. Single-use bags, plastic bottles, food containers and food wrappers are the four most widespread items polluting the seas


Twenty Firms Produce 55% of World’s Plastic Waste, Report Reveals


Twenty companies are responsible for producing more than half of all the single-use plastic waste in the world, fuelling the climate crisis and creating an environmental catastrophe, new research reveals.


Receding Glaciers Causing Rivers To Suddenly Disappear


As glaciers around the world recede rapidly owing to global warming, some communities are facing a new problem: the sudden disappearance of their rivers. River piracy, or stream capture, is when water from one river is diverted into another because of erosion or, in this case, glacier melt.


Airborne Microplastics ‘Now Spiral Around the Globe’


As glaciers around the world recede rapidly owing to global warming, some communities are facing a new problem: the sudden disappearance of their rivers. River piracy, or stream capture, is when water from one river is diverted into another because of erosion or, in this case, glacier melt.


A Rotting Carcass Of Its Former Self’: Funeral For An Oregon Glacier

As glaciers around the world recede rapidly owing to global warming, some communities are facing a new problem: the sudden disappearance of their rivers. River piracy, or stream capture, is when water from one river is diverted into another because of erosion or, in this case, glacier melt.


Empirical Science Began as a Domination Fantasy.

Science is not a cold abstraction, but a product of directly felt human experience. Science must again become a holistic, human pursuit.


Orchid Thought To Be Extinct In UK Discovered On Rooftop of Bank

An orchid thought to be extinct in the UK has been discovered growing on the rooftop of an 11-storey London bank. The small-flowered tongue-orchid has not been recorded in the UK since 1989.


Earth Is Trapping ‘Unprecedented’ Amount Of Heat, Nasa Says

The Earth is trapping nearly twice as much heat as it did in 2005, according to new research, described as an “unprecedented” increase amid the climate crisis.


Bioregional Regeneration for Planetary Health

The coming decades will witness a fundamental transformation of the human presence and impact on Earth. We are at a bi-furcation point in our species evolutionary trajectory.


If You Want To Save The World, Veganism Isn’t The Answer

But calls for us all to switch entirely to plant-based foods ignore one of the most powerful tools we have to mitigate these ills: grazing and browsing animals.


Nordic Countries Endure Heatwave As Lapland Records Hottest Day Since 1914

Nordic countries have registered near-record temperatures over the weekend, including highs of 34C (93.2F) in some places. The latest figures came after Finland’s national meteorological institute registered its hottest temperature for June since records began in 1844.


Environmental Impact of Bottled Water ‘Up to 3,500 Times Greater Than Tap Water’

The impact of bottled water on natural resources is 3,500 times higher than for tap water, scientists have found. The research is the first of its kind..


Seaweed Surfboards: Innovating With An Invasive Species

The island faces a concerning problem between May and September. The beach gets entirely covered by Sea Lettuce, an invasive seaweed species. So Charlie Cadin attempted to make a seaweed surfboard: build up the board rather than carving a block down.