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timberbiz -3 hours ago

More timber companies join the effort to help bushfire victims

High Country Truss & Frames and Dahlsens have also joined the efforts to help with the bushfire recovery in New South Wales and Victoria respectively. Source: Timberbiz Owners David and Elizabeth van der Plaat from High Country Truss & Frames have been helping transport feed to the NSW South Coast area. They have transported hay on their trucks, picking hay up from Junee, delivering to ...

CBD -yesterday

Study connects marine heat wave with spike in whale entanglements

Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of marine heat waves-warm water anomalies that disrupt marine ecosystems-and this is creating new challenges for fisheries management and ocean...

Mongabay -4 days ago

After a mine killed their river, a Brazil tribe fights for a new home

One year after a tailings dam collapsed in Brazil’s southwestern state of Minas Gerais, killing 250 people and unleashing a tsunami of toxic mud, affected indigenous inhabitants are still struggling to relocate away from the polluted waters of the Paraopeba River....

Mongabay -5 days ago

Canada working towards new future for Indigenous-led conservation

Indigenous people currently manage or have tenure on 40% of the world’s protected areas and remaining intact ecosystems. The deep connection to land and water that characterizes Indigenous cultures around the world suggests a natural alliance with conservationists working to protect those places. But, as the authors of a recent paper in Biological Conservation argue, […]...

timberbiz -5 days ago

Bushfire Recovery Victoria agency established to rehabilitate communities

A new permanent dedicated agency will work directly with local communities impacted by Victoria’s bushfires, as long process of rebuilding and recovery begins. The new Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) will be wholly focused on the needs of Victorian communities, working closely with locals to ensure that rehabilitation projects are both locally-driven and locally-delivered. Source: Timberbiz...

CBD -6 days ago

First two nature-based water retention measures are operational in Hungary

Increasingly extreme temperature, hydrology, or other meteorological phenomena are some of the most widely predicted impacts of climate change. This applies to Hungary as well, where rainfall is already limited (potential evapotranspiration exceeds precipitation throughout most of the country), and climate models predict a more unbalanced distribution of precipitation for the next decades to come....

CBD -6 days ago

You never miss the water, till the well runs dry

In the past twenty years, virtually every country around the world has experienced natural calamities if we have experienced it in the form of drought, famine, immense downpours, and snowfall - in the same vein the world experienced it in the way of wildfire, Tsunami, hurricanes, flood, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and pandemic ailments....

CBD -6 days ago

Urban water consumption will increase due to climate change, Concordia research shows

As the world's population continues to urbanize, local governments everywhere are struggling to provide services to all their residents. Climate change is making this even more challenging, especially as many cities and regions are already facing severe water shortages....

WRI -7 days ago

It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises

It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises Comments|Add Comment|PrintA well provides water in Jedane, Ethiopia. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Lindsey/U.S. Navy Statistics on global water challenges are daunting: 3 billion people don’t have basic handwashing facilities. A quarter of the world’s population live in countries facing extremely high water st...

WRI -7 days ago

Achieving Abundance: Understanding the Cost of a Sustainable Water Future Data

Working Paper Featured ResourceAchieving Abundance: Understanding the Cost of a Sustainable Water Future Data [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...

WRI -7 days ago

Achieving Abundance: Understanding the Cost of a Sustainable Water Future

Working Paper Featured ResourceAchieving Abundance: Understanding the Cost of a Sustainable Water Future Data [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...

CBD -7 days ago

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet - causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last?...

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