A few things our new government largely ignores*
Big coal gets bigger: a bet that there will be no serious cost placed on carbon emissions.
Mangrove losses worse than thought. Less than 7% of remaining mangroves are protected.
Antarctica ought to be World Heritage listed.
Conservative conservation in the UK: a false dawn?
Mackerel wars: and Mackerel are often considered something a "success story" in the prevention of overfishing.
Scientists claim almost 80% of Gulf spill is still in the water, contradicting the government claim that most has been skimmed, burned, collected, evaporated or digested by microbes. See also here.
Corals dying: coral reefs are among the most threatened ecosystems on the planet. Rising ocean temperatures, falling oxygen levels, rising acidity, falling fisheries, rising plastics - the bad news is pretty bad for corals.
Consumerism means "Earth Overshoot Day" arrives earlier every year. This year, the date on which we use all the resources that can be replenished in a year will be 27th September.
Desertification: "An area the size of Greece, or of Nepal, is lost every year to desertification and soil erosion, the world body said, equivalent to $42-billion in annual income."
The wake-up call: when my alarm goes, I usually hit snooze and roll over.
Now here's one biofuel I can get behind: made from whisky byproducts, it reduces the ecological footprint of water of life by reusing waste materials.
A small piece of "good" news: plummeting levels of phytoplankton might inhibit hurricane formation.
Priceless collection of crop biodiversity "saved" by Twitter. I'm not entirely sure whether this is good news (Russians are considering a halt to gross stupidity) or bad news (it took Twitter to achieve this).
*This post was scheduled a few days ago and this claim is more or less true on either outcome.