Nine people are presumed dead in the crash of a helicopter fighting wildfire in Northern California.
"Soil’s microbial communities keep it healthy, just like the one in our guts. But new research finds we’re not doing a good enough job of protecting it."
"As talks begin this week to agree a global pact to protect nature at the COP15 summit in Montreal, one target is expected to become a leading focus of negotiations: "30 by 30".
"To get Finland to care about the animals that have for centuries helped cool the planet, Pauliina Feodoroff went global".
"Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's incoming administration aims to create a new Federal Police unit focused on environmental crimes, the transition team's public security chief told Reuters."
"Standing under the old sugar maple, I want to sing a hymn. Kneel down and pray. Its tall branches tower above me like flying buttresses, its wide canopy is a sanctuary. It is my favorite tree on the farm."
"Scientists are unearthing a quiet truth about the woods: Where trees grow, or don’t, depends in part on the quirky decisions of small mammals."
"The United States is looking to crack down on environmental criminals behind surging deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, using penalties such as Magnitsky sanctions to tackle climate change more aggressively, U.S. sources and officials told Reuters."
"The Amazon is going dry. In one parched corner, a desperate wait for water is only just beginning."
"Brazil’s incoming president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, laid out his vision for the world’s largest rainforest and the future of a warming planet before hundreds of supporters at annual climate talks here Wednesday."