Category Archives: CC and the Sixth Extinction

Opinion | Surviving Despair in the Great Extinction – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

“. . .  Last week, the United Nations released the summary of an enormous report that broke my heart in more ways than any backyard-nature observations ever have. The Times article about the report, “Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering … Continue reading

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Opinion | Life as We Know It – The New York Times Editorial

By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. May 11, 2019 343 CreditIllustrations by Yann Kebbi “Our planet has suffered five … Continue reading

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Extinction threatens one million species because of humans’ warns UN report – CNN

(CNN)One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paints a bleak picture of a … Continue reading

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Watching ‘Our Planet,’ Where the Predator Is Us – The New York Times

By James Poniewozik April 10, 2019 “One of the hallmarks of a past generation’s nature documentaries was the animal-in-peril scene: the cub hunted by the jungle cat, the fledgling teetering at the edge of its nest. It was like the terror … Continue reading

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Our Planet review – Attenborough’s first act as an eco-warrior | Television & radio | The Guardian

David Lindsay:  This March and April. Kathleen Schomaker and I performed our new Folk Concert: Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction, in three different house concerts, to share our work and get feedback.    Our efforts at educating neighbors and … Continue reading

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace – The New York Times

By Brad Plumer May 6, 2019 1532 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Comeback for African National Parks – By Patrick Adams – The New York Times

By Patrick Adams Mr. Adams is a journalist who reports on solutions to social problems. Feb. 20, 2019 Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a rare success story. The number of large mammals there has increased more than 700 percent … Continue reading

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Global Warming Is Helping to Wipe Out Coffee in the Wild – By Somini Sengupta – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta Jan. 16, 2019,  31 c Aaron Davis, a British botanist, has spent 30 years trekking across forests and farms to chronicle the fate of one plant: coffee. He has recorded how a warming planet is making it … Continue reading

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Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first commercial land-based coral farm – Yale News

By Brita Belli january 4, 2019      Coral Vita founders Gator Halpern ’15 M.E.M. and Sam Teicher ’12 B.A., ’15 M.E.M down on the reefs. (Photo credit: Coral Vita) The vision that two alumni shared as graduate students for a … Continue reading

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Opinion | We Are All Riders on the Same Planet – By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus – The New York Times

David: Merry Christmas. Merry Solstice. Peace on earth and good will to all! NYT: Seen from space 50 years ago, Earth appeared as a gift to preserve and cherish. What happened? By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus Mr. Boulton … Continue reading

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