Stories about Environment from November, 2018
"While Queensland is burning, the east coast is parched & Sydney is drowning, most pollies [politicians] have their heads in the sand. Not good enough."
it is now evident that most of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets — to address some of the biggest environmental challenges and due in 2020 — will not be achieved.
The Hambach Forest has existed since the ice age. Since 2012 activists have been occupying what's left of the forest, determined to save it and end coal mining in Germany.
"A study has shown that the water extracted from the Litani for irrigation during the drier summer months is basically sewage."
Conservationists lack the financial resources required to increase security and boost capacity to monitor and track poachers in Zimbabwe's national parks. China's partial ivory-ban reversal may make matters worse.