Peruvian villagers face murder and intimidation from land traffickers

Invaders continue to seize land within the Chaparr ecological reserve, one of Perus most biodiverse forests Shortly after sunset, along an isolated stretch of highway leading out of a dusty hamlet in northern Peru, a band of five weary farmers clad in reflective neon vests and armed with traditional whips…

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As California burns, many fear the future of extreme fire has arrived

Experts say the states increasingly ferocious wildfires are not an aberration they are the new reality Roger Gray has lived in his suburban subdivision in a quiet California city for 30 years. On Thursday, it was struck by a jaw-dropping geophysical phenomenon. Gray had defied orders to evacuate Redding, in…

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The Way This Mom Transforms Old And Ugly Clothes To Save Money Will Amaze You

Mom of 3 Sarah Tyau is one of many who are helping to break our addiction with ‘fast fashion,’ where retailers have to constantly tempt customers with endless ‘new’ fashions to sell products. Old items are swiftly deemed undesirable and binned, Americans throw away about 70 lbs of clothing per…

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Would you give up having children to save the planet? Meet the couples who have

The environmental toll of having even one child is enormous – 58.6 tonnes of carbon each year. So is going child-free the answer to our climate crisis? Gwynn Mackellen was 26 when she decided to get sterilised. It took the recycling consultant, who is based in California five years to…

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Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades

In June, a California groundskeeper will make history by taking company to trial on claims it suppressed harm of Roundup At the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live.…

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Record levels of plastic discovered in Arctic sea ice

Samples taken from five locations found concentrations of more than 12,000 microplastic particles per litre of sea ice Scientists have found a record amount of plastic trapped in Arctic sea ice, raising concern about the impact on marine life and human health. Up to 12,000 pieces of microplastic particles were…

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‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it Were doomed, says research has used factual data to challenge policymakers conventional wisdom. In 1972, he criticised out-of-town shopping centres more than 20 years before…

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