California-sized area of forest lost in just 14 years

Source: Nation of ChangeAn area of forest roughly the size of California was cleared across the tropics and subtropics between 2004 and 2017 largely for commercial agriculture, finds a new assessment...

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Mammal loss threatens Latin America ecosystem benefits

Source: SciDev  Mammal loss is accelerating across Latin America, threatening the delicate ecosystem balance that ultimately provides communities with food, shelter and livelihoods, new research...

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The Atlantic ocean first 200 meters water layer holds 12 to 21 million tons of micro plastic waste

Source: MercoPressResearchers have made micro plastic measurements in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. In the first 200 meters of the water layer, they estimate that there are approximately 12...

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This Year's Hole in the Ozone Is Twice the Size of the U.S.

Source: GizmodoIf you’ve been looking to cast yourself into a deep hole from which you can never return (I have!), the one in the ozone layeris a prime choice right now.The hole in the atmosphere’s...

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