Canadian Police Fatally Shoot Polar Bear

by Leyland Cecco / The Guardian Canadian police have shot and killed a polar bear that wandered into a Quebec community hundreds of kilometres south of the species’ normal territory, in an incident that experts warn could become more common as sea […]

Continue reading

Fires Surge in the Amazon as Deforestation Slows

by Rhett Butler / Mongabay Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon was more than 20 percent lower for the second straight month relative to the prior year according to data released today by Brazil’s national space research institute INPE. But forest loss in […]

Continue reading