Road-Paving Project Threatens a Wildlife-Rich Reserve in Papua

by Asrida Elisabeth / adapted by Hans Nicholas Jong / Mongabay The Indonesian government plans to pave a stretch of highway running through an ecologically important wildlife reserve in the countryโ€™s Papua region. Experts warn the paving will encourage greater encroachment into Mamberamo Foja Wildlife Reserve, which is home to at least 332 bird species […]

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Environmental Democracy in Ecuador Promotes Anti-Mining Agenda

by Vincent Ricci / Mongabay A court ruling in Ecuador allowing a community referendum on proposed mining projects could embolden communities across the country mounting similar opposition to mines. The ruling in favor of Cuenca, the capital of Azuay province and the third-largest city in Ecuador, was prompted by concerns over two gold mines, although […]

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Escaped Cloned Female Mutant Crayfish Take Over Belgian Cemetery

from nzherald Escaped self-cloning mutant crayfish created in experimental breeding programmes have invaded a Belgian cemetery. Hundreds of the duplicating crustaceans, which can dig down to up to a metre and are always female, pose a deadly threat to local biodiversity after colonising a historic Antwerp graveyard. “It’s impossible to round up all of them. […]

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HAPPENING NOW: #ShutDownKKR Day of Action Against Coastal GasLink

๐‰๐จ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž #๐’๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐ƒ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง๐Š๐Š๐‘ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐›๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐š๐๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐–๐ž๐ญ’๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฐ๐ž๐ญ’๐ž๐ง ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐๐ข๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฌ!

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