‘Extinction Is a Political Choice,’ Scientist Says After Study Warns of Threat to Civilization From Humans Destroying Wildlife — by Jessica Corbett on Common Dreams org

“This new study shows yet again that the very survival of humanity is at stake if we don’t end the heartbreaking wildlife extinction crisis.” Andatu, a Sumatran rhino, one of the rarest large mammals on earth, is seen at the Rhino Sanctuary at Way Kambas National Park in eastern Sumatra November 8, 2016. (Photo: Goh…

Videos: How to Save Our Planet — WWF International | 4 Revolutionary Inventions saving our Planet EARTH — TechnoNerd

It’s simple. Sir David Attenborough explains how humans can take charge of our future and save our planet. What is Our Planet? A Netflix original documentary series and groundbreaking collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, Our Planet showcases the world’s natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles that still remain. We’re all a part…

Interview with environmental expert Tarik M. Quadir: “If we don’t pull together to save the earth, we will ‘sink’ together” — Interviewed by Marian Brehmer on Qantara de

Taking the Fridays for Future movement as his starting point, Muslim environmental expert Tarik Quadir talks to Marian Brehmer about the connections between Islam and environmental protection – and the attitude Islamic countries need to adopt in countering climate change What do you think about the Fridays for Future global climate strikes? I am heartened…

Palm oil – deforestation for everyday products —Rain Forest Rescue org

Palm oil is literally everywhere – in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. It’s a source of huge profits for multinational corporations, while at the same time destroying the livelihoods of smallholders. Displacement of indigenous peoples, deforestation and loss of biodiversity are all consequences of our palm oil consumption. How could it come to…

Nearly 700 institutions and nearly 60,000 individuals from across 76 nations have committed to divest their assets from the fossil fuel industry.”–Watch Video

“More than $5 trillion worth of investments are now pledged to be divested from fossil fuels. The analysis, issued Monday, details how nearly 700 institutions and nearly 60,000 individuals from across 76 nations have committed to divest their assets from the fossil fuel industry.” ~ Amy Goodman, Democracy Now Reporting from a press conference in…