State of the World’s Birds report warns human actions and climate crisis putting 49% in decline, with one in eight bird species under threat of extinction
Source: Half of world’s bird species in decline as destruction of avian life intensifies | Birds | The Guardian
The willingness to share information about the toxicity of pesticides has long been compromised by the government’s interest in their economic usefulness. From COVID to climate, today’s crises show the need for a new balance of transparency and profitability.
Source: The History of DDT Shows Government Agencies Have Responsibility for Today’s Skepticism about Science | History News Network
In Robert Hunziker’s excellent article, America’s Biggest Reservoirs Hit By Dead Pool Jitters (CounterPunch August 5, 2022) we learned that Lake Mead and
Source: Where Has All the Water Gone? Check the Grocery Store. – CounterPunch.org
As the megadrought continues, we are seeing the stories of falling water levels in the Colorado River, with Lake Mead and Lake Powell at 27% of capacity.
Source: The Colorado River’s Endangered Watershed – CounterPunch.org