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This practice has raised alarms about the impact on local economies as well as the commercial sustainability of ocean species. More at @nytimes: nytimes.com/interactive/20…
The past two decades have seen China build its deep-sea fishing fleet into the thousands, resulting in China depleting its own stock of fish in oceans closest to them. In turn, their fishermen have sailed to other oceans across the world to continue deep-sea fishing.
Local fishers were consulted in creating the MPAs, and the newly protected areas include community fishing zones to ensure that the MPAs benefit and contribute to the food security of local communities. Photo by Tim Collins, Clément Kolopp
The MPAs cover 1,544 square miles (4,000 square kilometers) and will include important nesting grounds for Leatherback Turtles, and migratory routes and breeding habitat for Atlantic Humpback Whales.
This month the government of the Republic of Congo, with the support of @TheWCS, @rewild and others, announced that the country’s first three marine protected areas (MPAs) have been created.
Continuing a federal reintroduction program that started in 1998, these individuals are on a mission to reintroduce wolf pups to the wild this spring. Learn more from @washingtonpost: washingtonpost.com/nation/interac…
In an effort to save Mexican wolves from extinction, a group of dedicated individuals are attempting to right the wrongs of European settlers of the northern Mexico region.
A recent @nytimes article highlights a 2010 study detailing the devastating effects climate change has had on San Francisco's emblematic fog, which has decreased by 33% since the middle of the 20th century. Learn more here: nytimes.com/2022/09/15/bri…
The Jaguar population in Argentina’s Iberá Park has grown to 12 individuals with the recent birth of two more cubs, thanks to the amazing work of @rewild’s close partner @RewildingArg.
Congratulations to @patagonia for making a difference in climate change. Every dollar that does not go directly back into the company will be distributed as dividends to protect the planet. This will make Patagonia one of the top environmental funders on the planet. twitter.com/TompkinsRewild…
.@antonioguterres, the Secretary-General of the @UN, spoke on the latest #UnitedInScience report, which shows climate impacts heading into uncharted territories of destruction. We don’t have a moment to lose. It’s time to start investing in our only home. un.org/climateaction twitter.com/antonioguterre…
My friend @sebcopeland has dedicated his life to exploring the polar region, warning of systemic transformations taking place from climate deviations. His latest photo book, Polar Explorations: To the Ends of the Earth, shares a look into polar travel and is available now.
Extending congratulations to my friend Adam McKay @GhostPanther on his donation to @ClimateEFund, an extraordinary move to fight climate change. Read more about this donation and the work Climate Emergency Fund does twitter.com/AP/status/1572…
The Inflation Reduction Act is the most aggressive action the US has ever taken to fight the climate crisis and it would not have happened without young people. Let's keep working in 2022 and beyond. Make sure you're registered to vote at votefuture.org.
City parks are accessible to everyone and help protect many Americans from the effects of global warming. However, as climate change increases, urban parks around the country are threatened, especially with a decrease in funding in many cities over the last decade.
The @UN’s Cop15 meeting is coming up this December in Montreal, where governments from around the world come together to decide on a plan of action to protect biodiversity. Learn more about the importance of this global meeting from @theguardian: theguardian.com/environment/20…
Just four years after researchers identified the Mato Grosso Titi Monkey as its own species, the small monkey has been named one of the 25 most endangered primates in the world, according to a new report launched this week in Brazil. Photo Credit: Leandro Jerusalinsky
Learn more about this locally-driven climate action program & how residents are taking action in their own neighborhoods: redlandscommunitynews.com/opinion/commen… #OurLocalPlanet #AccelerateNeighborhoodClimateAction
Through community education, projects, forums & support for city initiatives/policies, #ANCA volunteers address climate issues at the local level like conserving water, safeguarding from intense heat, strengthening food supplies, & preparing for natural disasters. #OurLocalPlanet
#AccelerateNeighborhoodClimateAction (ANCA) is a local program dedicated to building climate resilient communities, neighborhood-by-neighborhood. It originated in Denver, CO & has since expanded to Boulder, CO & Redlands, CA (@ANCARedlands). #OurLocalPlanet
The goal is to legally bind governments to increase emissions cuts locally and internationally. Read more from @theguardian on why climate crisis has become a human rights issue & how some Portugese youth are fighting against it: theguardian.com/environment/20…
In their climate litigation, financed by crowdfunding, these young activists argue that the climate crisis interferes with their right to life, respect, and even their right not to be discriminated against.
Young people in Portugal are fighting against powerful European governments to protect their homelands and livelihoods that have been destroyed by extreme weather conditions.
Ny-Ålesund in Norway is a small town in the nearly untouched Arctic w/ some of the cleanest air in the world. But, signs of new pollutants have increased creating concern amongst scientists that the pristine air quality could be changing. More from @BBC: bbc.in/3ANqjlI
With the many positive impacts of the #InflationReductionAct, @washingtonpost details how the now-passed act will support nature-based climate solutions: washingtonpost.com/climate-soluti…
A great tide has turned. This is the strongest U.S. climate action ever in the moment when we need it most. It sets us on course for a clean energy future. The country will never turn back, and the gains will be profound. twitter.com/NRDC/status/15…
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Congress passed the biggest #ClimateAction in U.S. history. It’s a major step forward, propelling us into the work that remains to address the unjust burden on communities of color. Thank you to @NRDC_Action for its continuous work to build a healthy future for all.
We need indigenous communities for a better world twitter.com/un/status/1556…
Thank you to the @SenateDems for passing the Inflation Reduction Act. This bill, the largest climate investment in US history, is a major step forward in securing the country’s commitment to effective #ClimateAction. twitter.com/NRDC/status/15…
With more tigers comes the need for more focus on safe co-existence between people & predators, so Nepal launched the “Prime Minister Human Wildlife Rescue and Relief Fund” to address the challenges of living with tigers. #TX2
A testament to the government’s conservation, partners like @World_Wildlife & local communities over the last 12 years.
For today’s #GlobalTigerDay in this #YearoftheTiger, #Nepal announced it achieved its global commitment, made in 2010, to double the country’s wild tiger population by 2022. A 2022 survey revealed there are an estimated 355 tigers now in the country, up from 121 in 2010.
This momentous achievement will benefit the wildlife in Ansenuza & strengthen the regional economies. Photo Credit: Yanina Druetta
This month, the Argentine Congress officially created #AnsenuzaNationalPark & National Reserve. Mar Chiquita Lake & the Río Dulce wetlands are now protected in perpetuity.
Qual a extensão do desmatamento na Amazônia,um dos lugares mais importantes do planeta para pessoas e vida selvagem? De acordo com este mapa revelador do @mapbiomas somente nos últimos 3 anos a região foi duramente atingida pelo desmatamento ilegal nas mãos da indústria extrativa
How extensive is deforestation in Amazonia, one of the most important places on the planet for people & wildlife? According to this map from @mapbiomas, the region has faced an onslaught of illegal deforestation at the hands of extractive industry over the last 3 years.
Ecuador's Intag Valley is 1 of the most biodiverse places on the planet. Home to the once-thought-to-be-extinct Longnose Harlequin Toad, today's court hearing will determine this species’ future (Photo Credit: Jaime Culebras, Photo Wildlife Tours)
Today, both human rights & the rights of nature are in the hands of Ecuador’s provincial court as they determine the future of Intag Valley. Local communities are calling the provincial court to rule against mining, which would harm this ecosystem. #SalvemosIntag
5 Red-and-Green Macaws were released to the wild in Argentina's Iberá Provincial Park thanks to @RewildingArg, @TompkinsRewild & @Temaiken. The birds will help Iberá recover from recent wildfires – dispersing large seeds over fire-damaged areas, helping native vegetation grow.
The #Jambato Harlequin Toad vanished in the 1980s & for years it was lost, until 2016 when a young boy rediscovered it. A new alliance of Atelopus Survival Initiative partners is now working together to save this species. #ElJambato iucn.org/es/news/americ…
The Galápagos isn't just evolution's laboratory, but also a cradle for modern rewilding – a "revolutionary act of bringing together people & the planet for people & the planet." More in this op-ed co-authored by @DannyRuedaC in @guardian. #RewildGalápagos theguardian.com/environment/20…
Experts are warning that climate change is a main driver behind the Washburn Fire’s destruction, which has spread over two-thousand acres in Yosemite National Park.  nytimes.com/2022/07/10/us/…
Suffolk County, NY residents along with local orgs, @fred_thiele, and @bridgetmfleming, are urging @PSEGLI and LIPA to cease its destructive power cable plans that would harm the vitality of the Long Pond Greenbelt and its wildlife habitats 27east.com/sag-harbor-exp…
Fossil fuels are the cause of the climate crisis. Renewable energy is the answer to limiting climate disruption and boosting energy security. asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/U.N.-S…
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Oceans are the greatest ally in our efforts to address the climate emergency. They generate 50% of the oxygen we need and absorb 25% of all carbon dioxide emissions. See how you can help #SaveOurOcean and our future: bit.ly/3Mv3VAi
.@mongabay details the recent case in which Brazilian Indigenous defender #BrunoPereira & British journalist #DomPhillips were found dead while supporting the people of the Vale do Javari region against criminal land grabbers. bit.ly/3af4OzX
The #FSOSafer is a decaying oil supertanker off Yemen’s Red Sea coast & could break apart or explode at any time, resulting in an environmental & humanitarian catastrophe. Learn how The @UN is working to prevent a major oil spill: un.org/stopredseaspill #StopRedSeaSpill
SCOTUS’ dangerous decision limits the @EPA’s power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists warn this can cause #climatechange to rapidly accelerate. twitter.com/CNN/status/154…
At #UNOC2022, philanthropic orgs are committing $1B to help protect 30% of the ocean by 2030. The Protecting Our Planet Challenge supports the creation, expansion, management & protection of Indigenous & locally governed marine & coastal areas. (📷 : Emily Darling)#SaveOurOceannf
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