New Tools Needed to Effectively and Fairly Plan Relocation of Those Displaced by Climate

2021-06-17T13:33:12-07:00June 17th, 2021|News|

Current approaches for planning relocation for potentially millions of people affected by climate change and related risks are “woefully inadequate” and risk worsening societal inequities, experts wrote in a policy perspective on June 17 in Science. Policymakers and scientists need to rethink how they work together to develop, communicate and carry out relocation plans.

From Phys.org

https://phys.org/news/2021-06-tools-effectively-relocation-displaced-climate.html

Sri Lanka’s Burning Cargo Ship on Track to Become its ‘Worst Environmental Disaster’

2021-06-01T11:36:37-07:00June 1st, 2021|News|

A huge cleanup operation was underway for a sixth day in Sri Lanka Tuesday after a container ship laden with chemicals caught fire 12 days ago, inundating the country’s western coastline with microplastic pollution and potentially hazardous waste.

Sri Lankan environmentalists said it is one of the worst ecological disasters in the country’s history and have warned of a potential threat to marine life and the fishing industry.
From CNN:

High Levels of Contaminants in Killer Whales

2021-05-19T13:52:59-07:00May 19th, 2021|News|

Little is known concerning environmental contaminants in predators at the top of a food chain. A study has demonstrated that new types of brominated flame retardants accumulate in the tissues of killer whales near Norway and are also passed on to nursing offspring.

From Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210519120706.htm

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