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- Here’s a digest of some of the significant developments from the week.
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Indigenous hunting could help the sustainability of forests (The Revelator).
Experts say that climate change has played a part in the exodus of people from Central America (Undark).
Companies and scientists are working together toward sustainability in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s timber industry (CIFOR Forests News).
New research contends that we need to overhaul how forestry works for the world’s poor (CIFOR Forests News).
California’s plan to save tropical forests could be a game changer (Los Angeles Times).
Nine black rhinos from South Africa have a new home in Tanzania’s Serengeti (RTL Today).
Tanzanian officials confiscated the tusks of 117 elephants (New York Post).
Seven million people had to move out of the way of extreme weather in the first six months of 2019 (The New York Times).
Beekeepers are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after it OK’d the use of a pesticide known to be harmful to bee colonies (The New York Times).
The Maui dolphin is down to just a few dozen animals (Hakai Magazine).
Europe’s marine protected areas aren’t adequately protected (Euronews).
Young Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will picket with other activists in front of the White House on Sept. 20 (The Hill) …
… While activists have a major climate protest planned for Sept. 23 in Washington, D.C. (Reuters).
Wetlands and streams will once again be managed under a 1986 law after Trump repeals a more recent rule (The Washington Post).
Engineers have developed a prototype bioreactor to take nitrates out of the waters that flow into wetlands (Hakai Magazine).
More Americans now believe that climate change is a crisis, and a majority believe the current administration isn’t doing enough to address it (The Washington Post).
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