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Category : Wildlife

04 May 2016

Alberta grapples with devastation as wildfire blazes through community

More than 60,000 people have been forced out of their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta, for the biggest evacuation in the province’s history due to a wildfire.

04 Nov 2015

Indonesian fires a “crime against humanity”, nature, and the global climate

A man-made firestorm continues to burn across Indonesia, putting the country on track to emit more carbon than the UK’s entire annual output, and pushing it up the list from the world’s sixth largest emitter to fourth in a matter of weeks.

27 Aug 2015

Emissions are putting species in lethal danger

Scientists warn that lizards, coral reefs and forests are all seriously under threat unless agreement is reached to reduce drastically fossil fuel emissions.

07 May 2015

Climate change threatens one in six species

A new study has found that climate change could drive one in six species of animal and planet life to extinction.

04 Mar 2015

Spanish mine set to reopen despite environmental concerns

A Spanish mine that was the site of a massive environmental disaster is being reopened, prompting concerns from environmental advocates.

20 Jan 2015

Repsol scraps Canary Island oil exploration after intense campaign

Energy giant Repsol has announced it will abandon its controversial search for oil and gas off the Spanish Canary Islands, a move that will delight locals and environmentalists following an intense campaign against the company’s plans.

24 Oct 2014

Bangladeshis to protest coal expansion in pristine mangrove forest

After organizing a 20,000-person protest against the Rampal coal plant last year, local communities in Bangladesh are once again mobilizing to oppose it.

03 Oct 2014

WWF: Climate change driving world’s wildlife populations into decline

The world’s wildlife population have decreased by over 50% in just 40 years – according to a new report published by WWF, which shows climate change was a major factor, along with habitat loss and exploitation.

13 Aug 2014

Connections between Ebola and climate change under the microscope

As the Ebola virus is ravaging parts of West Africa, recent reports are linking the outbreak to past studies holding climate change accountable for the uptick in viral diseases.

12 Aug 2014

Protesters pressure Canadian government following tailings pond disaster

Following the tailings pond breach in Mount Polley last week, protesters took to the streets of Vancouver calling on Imperial Metals and government officials to take responsibility for their role in the spill that poisoned the region’s water supply.