Ocean

Fighting for Our Oceans – Zoe Loftus-Farren

In an era of seemingly unlimited threats to the environment, ocean health is one of the most urgent and severe challenges facing activists today. The oceans are under fire from almost uncountable ills, including rampant overfishing, ocean acidification, plastics pollution, oil spills, and ocean dumping, to name a few. But although the challenges are humbling, there are some activists who …

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Murders of Earth’s Defenders: The Deadly Trend Continues – Andrea Germanos

“How many more people will die before the world takes notice?” That’s a question posed by the organization Global Witness, whose new report, How Many More?, exposes what it calls a “hidden crisis” of murders of those who defend the earth from environmental destruction. The “overarching theme” of the killings last year, which averaged more than two a week, involved disputes over …