Often, we remain isolated from the impacts on the environment that our actions cause. These photos published by the Foundation for Deep Ecology, in collaboration with Population Media Center, demonstrate starkly, the negative effect that human activities are having on the Earth.Read more here
Twenty-nine sperm whales were found stranded on shores around the North Sea, an area that is too shallow for the marine wildlife. Only recently were details of the animals’ necropsy released. However, scientists were deeply disturbed by what they found in the animals’ stomachs.Read more here
By Alex Kirby, climatenewsnetwork.net
New UN report warns that the threefold increase in extraction of the Earth’s primary materials will intensify climate change, increase air pollution and reduce biodiversity.Read more here
By Tim Radford, climatenewsnetwork.net
Analysis of millions of records by thousands of scientists across the world shows that human impacts have helped push the planet’s vital biodiversity into the danger zone.
Humans have reduced biodiversity – the teeming variety of plant and animal life that competes and co-operates in every ecosystem – to below safe levels across more than 58% of the planet’s land surface.Read more here