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Forty Percent of World Population Threatened by Ongoing Land Degradation

More than 75 percent of the Earth’s land surface had suffered severely as a result of human land degradation as of 2014, IPBES highlights. Experts estimate that less than one-tenth of the Earth’s land surface will have escaped substantial impacts of human activity come 2050.

Environmental News Wrap – August 24-30: Unmistakable Signs of Warming, China’s Future, Eggs, Natural Gas, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Global Warming is now being documented and confirmed as a theory. Causes aside, how are humans going to react to the changes that have already occurred and will occur soon? Would you eat meat from a laboratory, no head or brain involved? It may be…

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On the Ground in Maldives – Reflections from the Front Lines of Global Warming

Writer and Human Rights Officer for the UN Secretariat Mehrunnisa Yusuf reflects on a recent visit to the island nation of Maldives, and how their approach to adaptation to climate change should send a message to the rest of the world.