EU tries to stop fossil fuel companies suing states over climate action

The EU is trying to remove fossil fuels from the list of investments protected by the Energy Charter Treaty in order to stop its member states being sued over climate action.

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What if climate change isn't as polarizing as we think?

It benefits politicians to portray the issue as deeply divisive, but most voters don't see it that way.

Revealed: The full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness

After four years of Trump, protected places such as national monuments and wildlife refuges have opened to oil drilling, new maps show - with more on the way.

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Chico Mendes: El legado del activista medioambiental que sigue resonando 32 años después de su asesinato

El documental 'Povo da Floresta' narra la lucha de los recolectores de caucho y pueblos indígenas en la Amazonía frente a los madereros, mineros y el propio Gobierno de Bolsonaro, tres décadas después de Chico Mendes.

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Pueblos rodeados: Las tácticas de las palmicultoras en Ecuador

Palma de aceite en Ecuador. Poblaciones afro e indígenas quedan rodeadas, invadidas o aisladas entre un extenso paisaje de monocultivo.
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“Los gobiernos no están haciendo lo suficiente para proteger a los defensores de derechos humanos"

La Relatora Especial sobre derechos humanos de la ONU, Mary Lawlor, concedió a Mongabay Latam una entrevista en exclusiva.
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Declaran desastre nacional en Bolivia por incendios y sequía

En Bolivia se declaró situación de desastre nacional solo 20 días después de haber sido decretado el estado de emergencia.
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Palma en América Latina: Entre el crecimiento económico y el conflicto ambiental

El científico boliviano Pablo Pacheco ha investigado el avance y los conflictos alrededor de la palma en Asia y en América Latina.
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Cultivos ilegales de marihuana destruyen Bosque Atlántico de Paraguay

Cuatro áreas protegidas del Bosque Atlántico Alto Paraná de Paraguay están amenazadas por cultivos de marihuana y tala de árboles nativos.

Jaden Smith expands water filtration system to Newark

Unsafe drinking water is a problem much bigger than you think.

Canada to ban plastic bags and other single-use products by end of 2021

Canada is banning single-use plastic products - grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, utensils and food containers - by the end of 2021.

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Minería y tala ilegal: Los retos del manejo forestal en Puebla

La Unión de Ejidos de la Sierra Norte de Puebla trabaja para conservar más de dos mil hectáreas de bosques en la zona centro de México.
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The dangerous fringe theory behind the push toward herd immunity: Derrick Z. Jackson

Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

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