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If you care about the working poor, about racial justice, and about climate change, you have to stop eating animals.
www.nytimes.com/2020/05/21/opinion/coronavirus-meat-vegetarianism.html
Some environmental groups are pushing to end the wildlife trade, arguing doing so could help prevent future pandemics.
www.thehill.com/two-green-groups-call-for-end-to-wildlife-trade-to-prevent-next
Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced Thursday that she would be co-sponsoring Sen. Cory Booker's bill to phase out large-scale factory farming by 2040.
www.newsweek.com/elizabeth-warren-cory-booker-join-forces-bill-ban-most-factory-farming-
Homeowners use up 10 times more pesticide per acre than farmers do. But we can change what we do in our own yards.
www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/opinion/lawn-pesticides-insect-extinction
“Something’s going on in early spring,” a professor said, and researchers are trying to solve the mystery.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/science/monarch-butterfly.html
An alarming number of humpbacks are getting entangled in fishing gear that cut into their flesh and often led to death.
www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-01-27/crab-fishing-whale-entanglement-study
Countries agreed to rein in emissions in an effort to avert climate catastrophes. They've failed, according to the latest United Nations report.
www.nytimes.com/2019/11/26/climate/greenhouse-gas-emissions-carbon.html
During her girlhood, Tarzan was her role model. When she realized how chimpanzee habitats were being destroyed, she turned into a crusader. At 85, she’s still preaching.
www.nytimes.com/2019/09/12/business/jane-goodall-corner-office.html
The Climate Crisis Is the Battle of Our Time, and We Can Win We have the tools. Now we are building the political power.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/opinion/al-gore-climate-change.html?searchResultPosition=1 NT
Trees could reduce carbon in the atmosphere to levels not seen in nearly 100 years
www.latimes.com/environment/story/2019-07-04/
In the Santa Barbara Channel, an underwater sound system tries to keep whales and ships apart
www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-14
The Trump administration is attempting to eliminate public voice from the management of national forests. We must speak up.
www.nytimes.com/2019/08/07/opinion/forest-service-trump.html