Global Landscapes Forum

Scientifically, it is unquestionable that the Amazon is on track to cease to become a rainforest. The “lungs of the Earth” storing some 200 billion tons of carbon are now emitting more carbon than they capture, accelerating climatic changes that do the forest further harm. The mysterious forest floors andContinue Reading

Florida launches Piney Point lawsuit after pollution spill

Manatee The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is suing the owner of the Piney Point site that sent 215 million gallons of contaminated water into Tampa Bay earlier this year. The state agency, which announced the lawsuit late Thursday, alleges environmental negligence at the former phosphate processing plant. The legalContinue Reading

Global restoration now has an online meeting point

Restor is a map-based, open-source platform created so that people can better plan, manage and monitor restoration projects. The locations of more than 50,000 restoration and conservation initiatives are now registered on the platform. On the platform, Restor users can view high-resolution satellite imagery of places around the globe toContinue Reading

Plastic Residue Filtered Food Waste

Catching a big blue barrel floating on the ocean surface in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch from the German research vessel SONNE during expedition SO268/3 crossing the North Pacific Ocean from Vancouver to Singapore in summer, 2019. Credit: ©Roman Kroke UFZ Current rates of plastic emissions globally may trigger effectsContinue Reading

The dried, cracked earth of a former wetland that was drained in an effort to prevent an outbreak of avian botulism which occurs when water levels become too low on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Tulelake, Calif. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

TULELAKE, Calif. (AP) — Ben DuVal knelt in a barren field near the California-Oregon state line and scooped up a handful of parched soil as dust devils whirled around him and birds flitted between empty irrigation pipes. DuVal’s family has farmed the land for three generations, and this summer, forContinue Reading

Is global plastic pollution nearing an irreversible tipping point?

Surface-floating macroplastic item with a decapod, sampled from the German research vessel SONNE during expedition SO268/3 crossing the North Pacific Ocean from Vancouver to Singapore in summer, 2019. ©Gritta Veit-Köhler Senckenberg. Credit: ©Gritta Veit-Köhler Senckenberg Current rates of plastic emissions globally may trigger effects that we will not be ableContinue Reading

Worldwide Mortuary Bags Industry to 2028

DUBLIN, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Electric Vehicle Market by Component, Vehicle (Passenger Cars, CV), Propulsion (BEV, PHEV, FCEV), Vehicle Drive Type (FWD, RWD, AWD), Vehicle Top Speed (<_25>125 mph), Charging Point, Vehicle Class, V2G, Region-Global Forecast 2030” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global electric vehicleContinue Reading