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The ‘Lord God Bird’ is extinct: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 5, 2021
In case you missed it: A devastating report underscores the accelerating rate of extinctions worldwide, China announced they would no longer finance new coal projects abroad and Americans’ views about climate change have shifted significantly in just the past six months.
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Illegal logger turned forest champion — with help from hummingbirds

By Cassandra Kane

January 5, 2016
For Norbil Becerra, destroying forests was a necessary evil — until the day he saw a hummingbird.
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