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Habitat Loss

Saving Mexico's endangered sea turtles will be good for tourism too

The Conversation Global | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
The Conversation Global

Sea turtles have been around for 150 million years, but today's pace of climate change represents an existential challenge. Regis Duvignau/Reuters Ad...

Wild Elephants Kill 5 People In India In Separate Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.21.2016 | World

Horrifying photos out of India show a wild elephant tossing a man into the air and trampling him to death in West Bengal on Monday, just a day after s...

These Will Be The Biggest Losers If We Don't Properly Address Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact

The United Nations has high hopes for the climate change conference currently taking place in Paris as advocates remain concerned about the growing ri...

Study Predicts Grim Future For Hawaii's Rarest Forest Birds

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.02.2015 | Science

Millions of years ago, songbirds somehow managed to make their way to Hawaii, eventually evolving into dozens of unique species perfectly adapted to t...

Happy Thinks-giving

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Here's an idea. This year, turn Thanksgiving into Thinks-giving. Unplug. Yup. The whole day without digital engagement. No screens. No big balloon parades. No football.

Global Partnership for the Oceans

Peter Neill | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Of the many organizations and initiatives dedicated to ocean sustainability, we often point to smaller groups and individuals attempting and succeeding in making a difference through specific actions directed at local issues and solutions.

Quarter Of Europe's Bumblebees Face Extinction

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green

OSLO, April 2 (Reuters) - Almost a quarter of Europe's bumblebees are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitats and climate change, threatening ...

Holy Icebergs! A Warmer, Thirstier Future on Tap

Stephanie Feldstein | Posted 01.08.2014 | Green
Stephanie Feldstein

Based on our current track record, it could happen as soon as mid-century -- around the same time the global population is pushing nearly 10 billion people. So, how do we stop this?

Innovation Earth: Green Bus To The Rescue

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

While this year's hurricane season has been thankfully quiet so far, it does have some now questioning global warming's role in all of this; that is, whether climate change will actually increase, or decrease, the likelihood of Superstorm Sandy-type storms. I say forget all that.

Vanishing Human Habitat

Pat LaMarche | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Pat LaMarche

One is grown and out on her own. She also has a grown son who lives with them in the hotel room -- not as a mooch -- but because JoAnne needs the third income to pay the $460 per week that it costs to live there. She also has a ten year old, an eight year old, and a toddler.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Biodiversity On Earth Plummets, Despite Growth in Protected Habitats | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.29.2011 | Green

Despite rapid and substantial growth in the amount of land and sea designated as protected habitat over the last four decades, the diversity of specie...

More Than the Million Trees, Where Is Nature in PlaNYC?

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marielle Anzelone

The loss of doll's eyes from the Big Apple illustrates a disturbing trend -- the local extinction of our wild flora.