Paris confronts jump in bike thefts

As bicycling boomed in the French capital during the COVID pandemic, so has the number of stolen bikes. But the city has vowed to fight back.

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Bogotá, la capital ciclista de Latinoamérica, aprovecha la pandemia para dar otro impulso a la bici

La capital añade 84 kilómetros de carril bici a los 550 que ya tenía, como alternativa al transporte público. Pretende doblar el uso de este medio en cuatro años.


The pandemic's effect on climate-change pollution was 'just a tiny blip'

To the atmosphere, this year’s “return to nature” — a silver lining for some amid a deadly virus — was virtually meaningless.

What happened to all the green toilet paper?

How the pandemic changed our choices and why forests are paying the price.

The pandemic is generating tons of discarded PPE. This entrepreneur is turning them into bricks

Binish Desai has already made more than 40,000 bricks for projects including homes and factories, and is gearing up to produce 15,000 a day.

From wildfires to disease, here are the top 5 ways climate change is already hurting your health

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the headlines, President-elect Joe Biden has just released his administration's plan to address another potentially catastrophic global threat: climate change.


Karen Attiah: Why Black Americans are hesitant about a vaccine

For many Black Americans, generations of systemic medical racism and predatory experimentation on Black bodies have generated deep distrust of a system that was never built to serve them.

Outdoor heaters seem like a huge waste. Are they really?

Here are facts about heaters (for outside and inside) and climate change.
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Ecuador: “La pandemia en áreas protegidas ha sido como una bomba de tiempo”

Guardaparques Ecuador pandemia. Vilma Lucero habla de los cambios que se han presentado en la Reserva de Producción de Fauna Cuyabeno.
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Guardaparques en pandemia: La defensa de la naturaleza frente a la arremetida de la ilegalidad

Durante la pandemia los guardaparques enfrentaron actividades ilegales dentro de las áreas naturales protegidas en Latinoamerica.

Study links increased COVID-19 transmission to poultry plants allowed to operate faster

A study published Thursday in a prestigious scientific journal links significant increases in COVID-19 transmission rates to meatpacking plants, especially those facilities that the federal government has allowed to speed up processing lines.

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El dióxido de carbono en la atmósfera marcará un nuevo récord en 2020 pese a la pandemia

La disminución puntual por el confinamiento no contrarresta décadas de incremento de las emisiones que alimentan el cambio climático, según la Organización Meteorológica Mundial.


Covid-19 shutdowns were just a blip in the upward trajectory of global greenhouse gas emissions

Emissions will drop by 4 to 7 percent for 2020, but carbon dioxide will continue to increase, the annual world meteorological association bulletin finds.

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Gota a gota, el agua se agota

México sufre de estrés hídrico, y es grave, pero “es buen momento para postergar” una temida hora cero, opina Hugo Contreras, director de Seguridad Hídrica de The Nature Conservancy para Latinoamérica.
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Colombia: Reforestación contra la deforestación de bosques

Colombia es uno de los países con mayor deforestación en América Latina. No obstante, las plantaciones forestales pueden atajar este problema medioambiental y generar oportunidades de empleo.
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2020 is almost gone. And we are lucky to have prescient environmental reporters.

Major oil and gas companies join program to cut methane emissions

62 oil and gas companies from around the world signed on to a UN-led partnership aimed at bolstering monitoring and reductions of the potent climate-warming gas.

Q&A: A young environmental justice leader on the value of getting youth of color into nature

"Before decisions are made we need to practice what we preach when we say that we stand for justice and equity. In any decision-making process, youth need to be involved from the get-go."

Agents of Change: New fellows seek to reimagine science communication

Breaking through the echo chamber with new voices grounded in science, community, and equity.

10 tips for cleaner grocery shopping

Picking ingredients for a better lifestyle.

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