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A Watershed Moment: How Boston’s Charles River Went From Polluted to Pristine

2021-07-27T12:00:05-05:00

A Watershed Moment: How Boston’s Charles River Went From Polluted to Pristine A pair of mute swans is nesting not far from downtown, and the new head of the EPA is promising "durable" rules to protect the habitat. [...]

A Watershed Moment: How Boston’s Charles River Went From Polluted to Pristine2021-07-27T12:00:05-05:00

The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse.

2021-07-27T11:39:17-05:00

The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse. By Catherine Clifford – Jul 25, 2021 California’s largest active fire continues to burn Sunday after tearing through a small community overnight. The Dixie Fire, which [...]

The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse.2021-07-27T11:39:17-05:00

The Amazon Now Emits More Carbon Than it Absorbs. Can We Ever Reverse That Tipping Point?

2021-07-26T11:26:40-05:00

The Amazon Now Emits More Carbon Than it Absorbs. Can We Ever Reverse That Tipping Point? By Ciara Nugent – Jul 21, 2021 BRAZIL-AMAZON-DEFORESTATION - A deforested piece of land in the Amazon rainforest [...]

The Amazon Now Emits More Carbon Than it Absorbs. Can We Ever Reverse That Tipping Point?2021-07-26T11:26:40-05:00

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather

2021-07-22T18:12:10-05:00

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather By Angela Dewan, CNN – Jul 20, 2021 Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines were portrayed [...]

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather2021-07-22T18:12:10-05:00

In Costa Rica, Fewer Tourists Have Led to a Rethinking of Conservation Efforts

2021-07-22T13:23:10-05:00

In Costa Rica, Fewer Tourists Have Led to a Rethinking of Conservation Efforts By MEGAN ZHANG - July 16, 2021 TOURISM AND CONSERVATION EFFORTS ARE OFTEN MARRIED IN THE CENTRAL AMERICAN DESTINATION. The calls of [...]

In Costa Rica, Fewer Tourists Have Led to a Rethinking of Conservation Efforts2021-07-22T13:23:10-05:00

Brutal heat wave persists in U.S. West as Oregon wildfire rages

2021-07-17T23:14:47-05:00

Brutal heat wave persists in U.S. West as Oregon wildfire rages Sergio Olmos – July 12, 2021 The U.S. West endured a fourth day of scorching heat on Monday as temperatures again threatened to [...]

Brutal heat wave persists in U.S. West as Oregon wildfire rages2021-07-17T23:14:47-05:00

Two New Protected Areas in Nepal’s Himalayas

2021-07-16T21:09:57-05:00

Two New Protected Areas in Nepal’s Himalayas By Madison Lemelin – Dec 10, 2020 Rainforest Trust and our long-time partner, KTK-BELT have recently created two protected areas in Nepal’s Himalayas totalling 261,557 acres––that’s one-third [...]

Two New Protected Areas in Nepal’s Himalayas2021-07-16T21:09:57-05:00

In the Colombian Andes, a forest corridor staves off species extinction

2021-07-16T20:44:08-05:00

In the Colombian Andes, a forest corridor staves off species extinction By Veronika Perkova - July 2, 2021 Recognized as one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, the tropical Andes host more than 10% [...]

In the Colombian Andes, a forest corridor staves off species extinction2021-07-16T20:44:08-05:00
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