Humanity will have given up on planet Earth if world leaders cannot reach an agreement this year to stop the mass extinction of wildlife and destruction of life-supporting ecosystems, the United Nation’s
The fable of the giant sequoia tree is an enduring tale of America’s fortitude. Standing quietly on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada, the Californian giants can survive almost anything – fire, insect
Native to China’s Yangtze River, these fish grew 23 feet in length, but haven’t been spotted since 2003. The Chinese paddlefish and its close relatives have been around for at least 200 million years.
The intellectual godmother of the Green New Deal movement laid out what, exactly, such a plan must entail to be successful. California burned. The Amazon burned. Greenland burned. Siberia burned. Indonesia
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“There is… the fertile silence of awareness, pasturing the soul… the silence of peaceful accord with other persons or communion with the cosmos,” Paul Goodman wrote in his 1972 taxonomy of the nine kinds
I’m usually wary of epiphanies, lightbulb moments and sweeping realisations that reorder lives. But walking home one evening earlier this year, my existence shifted with a single passing thought. I was
Noise produced by human activities should be better regulated to protect wildlife, say the authors of a study exposing how sound pollution affects myriad creatures from fish to birds. Road traffic, aircraft,