A place to talk about environmental and ecological issues - past, present & future - whether on a local, national or global scale…
‘Climate change: How 1.5C of global warming could affect the world’:-
Research by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows that the world is now completely off track, heading instead towards 3C - twice the recommended rate of warming.
‘Five countries hold 70% of world’s last wildernesses, map reveals’:-
First map of Earth’s intact ecosystems shows just five nations are responsible for most of them – but it will require global action to protect them.
‘This is the ‘last generation’ that can save nature, WWF says’:-
Global wildlife populations have fallen by 60% in just over four decades, as accelerating pollution, deforestation, climate change and other manmade factors have created a “mindblowing” crisis, the World Wildlife Fund has warned in a damning new report.
Some other environmental related threads from around the OriginalTrilogy•com:-
• Warming to Cause Catastrophic Rise in Sea Level? - a 2004 thread
• Global Warming - a 2007 thread
• Colony Collapse - Why are the bees dying and what is the impact? - a 2007 thread
• Celebrate Global Warming - a 2007 thread
• Nothing Matters Anymore. Climate Change/Global Warming Will Drive Humans To Extinction In A Matter Of Decades - a 2015 thread
Some useful links for info etc…
IPCC website links page - full of informative links to many Govts & Depts within.
World Health Organisation
UN Environment website
BBC Science & Enviroment section
Guardian’s Environment section
NPR Environment section
PBS / Frontline’s Environment section
National Geographic’s Environment website
NASA’s Climate Change portal
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Friends Of The Earth
The Encyclopedia of Earth
Common Dreams - thanks flametitan
US National Parks Service
The National Trust (UK)
Please let me know if I’ve overlooked any other threads for inclusion here, or if anyone had any useful links to add as well - thank you.
Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?