"Animals Are Running Out of Places to Live"

"Wildlife is disappearing around the world, in the oceans and on land. The main cause on land is perhaps the most straightforward: Humans are taking over too much of the planet, erasing what was there before. Climate change and other pressures make survival harder.

This week and next, nations are meeting in Montreal to negotiate a new agreement to address staggering declines in biodiversity. The future of many species hangs in the balance. Meet some of the animals most affected as humans convert more and more land ... .

Each has seen at least a third of its natural environment vanish since 2001, research shows."

Catrin Einhorn and Lauren Leatherby report for the New York Times December 9, 2022.


"Explainer: U.N. Nature Summit Puts Industry On Alert To Disclose More" (Reuters)

"The Biodiversity COP Has So Far Failed. Scientists Say This Year Must Be Different" (Inside Climate News)

"Activists Dressed As Birds And Trees Rally For Nature At COP15 in Montreal" (Reuters)


Source: NYTimes, 12/12/2022