The environmental crisis is complex. Ecoscarcity doesn’t explain it – The University Times

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Let me present to you a narrative that is common in mainstream environmental thought: this is an argument that you […]

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An avalanche in Chamoli: the global environmental crisis

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The image shows a massive flooding of water, mud and debris flowing in the Chamoli district after part of the […]

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The reversal of Earth’s magnetic field 42,000 years ago sparked a global environmental crisis

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Almost 42,000 years ago, when Earth’s magnetic fields reversed, it triggered major environmental changes, extinction events and long-term changes in […]

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An environmental crisis in Borneo

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The island of Borneo was once described as pristine and lush, renowned for its natural beauty and biodiversity. Often referred […]

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Extreme weather in Charlottesville heralds a more serious environmental crisis

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As we endure the winter and hope for an early spring, we also know that spring now brings dangerous and […]

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In times of social and environmental crisis, Aldo Léopold’s call for a “land ethic” is still relevant.

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An ongoing calculation with breed in American history has drawn attention to racism in the environmental movement. Critics have focused […]

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Environmental crisis: a grim reality

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The lesson pandemic and unpredictable weather systems are signs of an endangered planet. Here take a look at climate change […]

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New alliance hopes to raise awareness of Arctic environmental crisis

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Independent experts and journalists from Russia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland have form a regional alliance to share information and […]

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How 20th century settler writers foreshadowed the Anthropocene

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Almost a century ago, New Zealand and Australia were at the forefront of an environmental crisis that was also deeply […]

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[OPINION] The environmental crisis must be a matter of national security!

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The impacts of typhoons on societies, such as floods and landslides, are mainly due to past and present human activities […]

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The environmental crisis will “eclipse” the damage of the pandemic, warns Prince Charles

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The Prince of Wales will warn on Monday of the looming environmental crisis that will ‘eclipse’ the damage caused by […]

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The environmental crisis on Kenya’s coast and why we need to solve it

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Around the world, countries are facing some of the greatest environmental challenges of the past millennia. Raging fires in the […]

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Mauritius grappling with the worst environmental crisis in a generation

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A ship that ran aground on a coral reef dumped around 900 tonnes of fuel oil in the waters off […]

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Mauritius faces environmental crisis as oil spills from stranded ship

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A ship that ran aground off the coast of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean began dumping oil in the country’s […]

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Project plan B urges PPE industry to consider Covid-19 environmental crisis

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The Plymouth-based Plan B project calls on designers, product developers and the PPE and workwear industry to consider the environmental […]

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The environmental crisis is a social crisis: how activism is made sustainable

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Today is World Oceans Day – a day to recognize and nurture our appreciation for something that covers most of […]

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Art at the forefront of the environmental crisis

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“We are discipline jumpers,” says Cathy Fitzgerald of her work and the related work of her husband Martin Lyttle. It’s […]

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Colonialism, the hidden cause of our environmental crisis

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-Analysis- PARIS – These may only be a few short sentences, but they have sparked strong reactions from critics of […]

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End of the world: the environmental crisis could trigger the “GLOBAL COLLAPSE” warn scientists | Sciences | New

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The 21st century will present major challenges for humanity, all of which must be overcome to ensure that life on […]

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US sanctions spark environmental crisis in Iran

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TEHRAN Decades of US sanctions have severely hampered Iran’s efforts to address environmental challenges that could alter the country’s economic, […]

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As Bolsonaro meets Xi, China remains silent on Brazil’s environmental crisis

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China is Brazil’s largest trading partner, so it is uniquely positioned to influence the Brazilian agri-food sector and to help […]

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Environmental crisis looms in Yemen

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The civil war in Yemen rages on, with the UN calling it the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The conflict between […]

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Dealing with an environmental crisis in Peru

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Illegal gold mining and its devastating environmental impacts spread rapidly across Peru, fueled by a series of financial collapses that […]

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Israel’s “environmental crisis” is on its own | Conflict

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The growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza is finally registering itself in Israel as an urgent problem requiring “clear and immediate” […]

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“Climate apartheid”: the rich buy their way out of the environmental crisis while the poor suffer, warns the UN | The independent

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Rich communities will be able to emerge from the ongoing climate crisis while the poorest will suffer the most, according […]

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North Korea faces environmental crisis with widespread deforestation

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North Korea holds a tree planting day every March. The question is whether this helps green a largely denuded nation […]

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Europe’s forgotten environmental crisis – POLITICO

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This article is part of a special feature on soil degradation in Europe. Dirt scientists know their work isn’t glamorous. […]

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EPA chief says unsafe water and polluted oceans are a global environmental crisis bigger than climate change

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EPA chief Andrew Wheeler called drinking water a global crisis. 20 March 2019, 15:10 • 7 minutes to read Share […]

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Bottleneck: the environmental crisis in India

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It’s January; a month which in northern India once fell during the winter season, but which is now more synonymous […]

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Is China making the developing world’s environmental crisis worse?

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The developing world is in the midst of a environmental crisis. The simple act of breathing air is one of […]

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Slimy environmental crisis upends tight Florida Senate race

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In a campaign season dominated by talk of immigration, trade tariffs, the Supreme Court and all things President Trump, the […]

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Uttar Pradesh’s environmental crisis

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In the report, Uttar Pradesh ranks poorly for overexploitation of groundwater resources, on-farm water use and limited political action. These […]

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Puerto Rico sinks into an environmental crisis

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Five weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the island appears to be in the midst of a growing environmental […]

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Puerto Rico grapples with a massive environmental crisis

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CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Raw sewage flows into rivers and reservoirs in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. […]

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