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News spotlight: Experts warn, the climate crisis is a health crisis
By Emma Cummings-Krueger
September 27, 2022
In case you missed it: Climate change is exacerbating existing ailments and causing people to suffer from new afflictions. Moreover, entire health systems are beginning to recognize that threats from climate change will have a big impact on their operations.
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News spotlight: Humanity barreling toward ‘irreversible’ climate tipping points
By Matthew Ribel
September 22, 2022
In case you missed it: A new study suggests that the consequences of crossing critical climate thresholds could be more severe than previously thought — including the collapse of polar ice sheets and death of coral reefs.
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New report: Without nature, there is no path to a climate-safe future
By Kiley Price
September 19, 2022
A first-of-its-kind report lays out how humanity must change its relationship with nature to avert a climate crisis.
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News spotlight: Sea creatures could harbor the next generation of medications, but are they at risk?
By Vanessa Bauza
September 12, 2022
In case you missed it: Scientists are sourcing new, lifesaving medications from the sea. But deep-sea mining explorations could risk critical marine ecosystems before their potential is understood.
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News spotlight: Researchers want to resurrect the Tasmanian tiger. Should they?
By Will McCarry
September 2, 2022
In case you missed it: Emerging genetic technologies could someday bring back Tasmania’s apex predator. But critics say concerns abound — including siphoning resources from conservation.