Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Unheralded Environmentalist: Jimmy Carter’s Green Legacy"

"With the former president now in hospice care, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird looks back on Jimmy Carter’s environmental record in the White House — from his sweeping protection of Alaska’s wild lands to his efforts to push the nation toward renewable energy."

Source: YaleE360, 04/03/2023

"‘Gone Wrong’: Doubts On Carbon-Credit Program In Peru Forest"

"The Cordillera Azul National Park on the eastern flank of the Peruvian Andes takes in a sweep of Amazon rainforest, mountains and waterfalls in a territory about the size of Connecticut, so precious that tens of millions of dollars in carbon credits have been sold in a program that supporters said would protect its trees."

Source: AP, 03/31/2023

"BLM Proposes Seismic Shift In Lands Management"

"The Bureau of Land Management unveiled a sweeping draft rule Thursday that would represent a fundamental shift in how the agency manages millions of acres of public lands that are under increasing threat from climate change, drought and wildfires."

Source: E&E News, 03/31/2023

"Cockroach Sex Took a Strange Turn. Now More Mutations Have Emerged."

"Cockroaches are changing up their sex lives, and it’s all our fault. Faced with sweet poisoned bait, roaches first ended up with a mutation that made them hate sweets, hindering their mating strategies. Now, more roach mutations are emerging, showing you can’t keep a good pest down."

Source: NYTimes, 03/30/2023
April 12, 2023 to April 13, 2023

Webinar: Unfence the Future — Taking Down Fortress Conservation and Its Enduring Legacy

The Natural History Museum, Survival International and CUNY Center for the Humanities invite you to a free two-day virtual symposium on the logic of fencing wilderness (“fortress conservation”) to expel perceived threats to ecological balance — from Indigenous Peoples to predator species.



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