Derrick Z. Jackson: We saved the puffins. Now a warming planet is unraveling that work.
Seabirds are climate change prisoners. Our inaction makes us the executioners.
Video: The Global Movement to Restore Nature’s Biodiversity
Biodiversity is the key to life on Earth and reviving our damaged planet, says ecologist Thomas Crowther. Sharing the inside story of his headline-making research on reforestation, which led to the UN’s viral Trillion Trees Campaign, Crowther introduces Restor: an expansive, informative platform built to enable anyone, anywhere to help restore the biodiversity of Earth’s ecosystems.
Tara Lohan: Extinction Is Erasing the Earth’s Music
People often ask me, “What can one person do?” And I say, “Stop being one person.”
Dawn Potter| Song: The Famous Vision of America
an emptiness, too, in the bright
flicker of a cardinal on my back fence
Walter Bargen: Which brings us to one certainty. . .
can you tell me the colors
sweeping the sky this evening,
can you tell me exactly the volcanic-ash
effects, the drought and dust effects,
the shift of light along the spectrum
George Monbiot: Life Enhancing
Allowing the seas to recover from the outrageous assaults of commercial fishing can help heal our own wounded lives.
S. B. Merrow: Reading Half-Earth
E.O.Wilson says we already know
what happens to elephants—to us—
when families are broken, when
matriarchs and memories are lost.
Chard deNiord: I stand beneath the mountain with an illiterate heart
The darkness of my sacred ignorance enlightens me.
Alex Kirby: Humans Drive Sixth Mass Extinction — UN Report
About one million of the world’s animal and plant species are now at risk of extinction − the largest number in human history ever to be facing the threat of oblivion.
Sandy Solomon: Vaquitas
The number of vaquitas left was around 30 in early 2019. — . Today, news about small dolphins: Only sixty vaquitas left. Two years back, they numbered some one hundred “individuals,” living … Continue reading
Matthew D. Moran: Bison are back and that benefits many other species on the Great Plains
Driving north of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, an extraordinary landscape comes into view. Trees disappear and an immense landscape of grass emerges, undulating in the wind like a great, green ocean. This … Continue reading