“Tea Farmer In India Leads Charge For Organic, Evades The Charge Of Elephants”

“As you clutch a cuppa for a bit of winter warmth, spare a moment to consider the elaborate process that goes into producing that seemingly simple sip of tea. In the biggest tea-growing region in India, the hazards… Read More

“A Small Antarctic Fish Is Helping Scientists Understand The Impacts Of Climate Change”

“If you expose these fish to a single stress — just warming or just acidification — the animals are able to cope with the stress,” explains Todgham. “But when you give the two stressors they lose that ability… Read More

“David Attenborough says world must act now on plastic after witnessing its impacts filming Blue Planet II”

“More than eight million tonnes of plastic reaches the sea every year. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, and 99 per cent of the planet’s seabirds will have eaten some. Humans are… Read More

“Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in seas”

“Global warming is making the world’s oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show. The lower oxygen levels are making marine life far more vulnerable, the researchers said. Oxygen is… Read More

“Sea Urchins Are Laying Waste to Kelp Forests – and an Entire Ecosystem”

“In an unprecedented environmental collapse, Northern California’s iconic kelp forests have almost entirely disappeared. Starting between three and four years ago, the region’s population of purple sea urchins – which eat marine vegetation – exploded after a disease… Read More

“Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions”

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked question about climate change. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/climate/what-is-climate-change.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

“Climate Change Threatens the World’s Parasites (That’s Not Good)”

“As global warming raises the planet’s temperature, the researchers found, many species will lose territory in which to survive. Some of their hosts will be lost, too.” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/13/science/parasites-extinction-climate-change.html?hpw&rref=science&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

“Sustainable seafood production: buy one set one free”

“Globally we now consume as much farmed as wild fish. But there is an initiative in Cornwall showing how wild stock enhancement can aid sustainable seafood production, says Tim Field.” http://www.thefield.co.uk/country-house/seafood-production-buy-one-set-one-free-39745

“Tuna-fishing nations agree on plan to replenish severely depleted Pacific bluefin stocks”

Controlling and replenishing populations of fish is a sustainability issue. Overfishing is not sustainable. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/tuna-fishing-nations-agree-on-plan-to-replenish-severely-depleted-bluefin-stocks/2017/09/01/7d83c314-8db0-11e7-91d5-ab4e4bb76a3a_story.html?utm_term=.a3618255614b

“Alaska’s Permafrost is Thawing”

“There’s a climate time bomb of sorts ticking away in Alaska, as in other northern lands. As temperatures rise, permafrost — the permanently frozen land that underlies much of the state — is thawing. And when it thaws… Read More