Water economist calls for long-term solutions over current short-term relief efforts.
Increasingly frequent droughts, extensive deforestation and changing land use have made a tinderbox of Amazon rainforests — but some trees make out better than others.
Despite statewide devastation from wildfires, a new poll conducted by the Bill Lane Center for the American West shows Californians are still reluctant to subsidize wildfire prevention or support relocating communities at risk.
Harvard economist says rise in number of very hot days will cut productivity and hike health risks, especially for many in blue-collar jobs.
Although only a few households in Metro Vancouver have a water meter, the political will for mandatory metering is strong, new survey results suggest.
A new study carried out by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) in cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature Vietnam (WWF-Vietnam) and the Sabah Forestry Department of the Government of Malaysia suggests that for ground dwelling mammal and bird communities, illegal hunting using indiscriminate snares may be a more immediate threat than forest degradation through selective logging.
Researchers classify 258 protected areas in Brazil as “moderately vulnerable” and 17 as “highly vulnerable”. Areas at greatest risk are in the Amazon, Atlantic Rainforest and Cerrado biomes.
Together with local experts, researchers of the University of Turku, Finland, developed a geospatial mapping method for local level land use planning in Tanzania, based on high-resolution satellite images.
Commercial real estate owners and managers, as well as their tenants, are increasingly exposed to impacts of flooding, such as a higher potential for property damage, business disruptions and loss of life.
IGB Policy Brief recommends continued commitment to the objectives and improved practical implementation
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