Over the course of just the last century, about half of the Everglades’ original footprint has been lost — plowed under or paved over, never to be recovered, so long as South Florida’s 8 million human inhabitants claim it for their homes, livelihoods and recreation.
GENEVA (AP) — Countries need to begin making steep cuts to their greenhouse gas emissions immediately or risk missing the targets they’ve agreed for limiting global warming, with potentially dire consequences, senior United Nations officials said Tuesday.
Stephen Hayes Jr., Executive Director of the Hayes Arboretum, discusses informing the public on the proper plants and species that can be harnessed in order to create a thriving ecosystem. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Stephen Hayes Jr., Executive Director of the Hayes Arboretum, discusses engaging community members of all ages to care for their natural surroundings through programs designed to bring greater awareness of environmental issues. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at its worst in more than a decade, a government report said Monday, undermining officials’ claims that concerns by environmentalists have been overblown.
SEATTLE (AP) — Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Native American tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales. He was on a canoe that greeted the crew towing in the body of a gray whale. His shop class worked to clean the bones and reassemble the skeleton, which hangs in a tribal museum.