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Anna Robertson has been on a successful career as an Emmy Award-winning media professional, following an arc that included working with legendary journalist Diane Sawyer, covering major stories of the 2000s, including 9/11, the Iraq War and Hurricane Katrina, and handling production duties Supreme on “Good Morning America”. But a series of events and testimonies … Read more

‘A tangle of indolence’: hundreds of threatened species restoration plans to expire in the next six months | endangered species

Hundreds of plans to restore threatened species will come to fruition in the next six months as the government considers how to fix Australia’s flawed system of environmental protection. documents released To Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws detailing how a lack of resources, disagreement with state governments and a growing list of endangered … Read more

The conclusion of the COP27 climate summit with an agreement to compensate poor countries

Early Sunday morning, negotiators managed to agree on a so-called loss and damage fund. It will compensate poor countries that suffer from extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and heatwaves exacerbated by rich countries’ carbon emissions. It’s a well-deserved win for climate justice that will benefit countries that have contributed little to the pollution … Read more

The fire plan will cut down 2.4 million trees in New Jersey’s Pinelands

Bass River Township, NJ – As many as 2.4 million trees will be cut down as part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest that has been declared a unique environmental treasure. New Jersey environmental officials say the plan to kill trees in a section of the Bass … Read more

Hemp plants can help fight climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide

Smoke on this! Hemp plants can help fight climate change because they absorb more than twice as much carbon dioxide as trees Hemp plants capture up to 16 tons of greenhouse gases annually, while trees absorb about six tons. Experts say this ability could help humans fight climate change With nearly 50 million acres of … Read more

The second flooding peak in Riverland arrives at Christmas with 185 gigaliters flowing into the Murray River each day

South Australia will see a second, higher flooding peak for the Murray River as authorities say they now expect an influx of 185 gigalitres per day in the second surge in late December. the main points: Southern Africa is expected to have two flood peaks, one in early December and the other around Christmas The … Read more

What is the truth about recycling in Asheville?

ASHEVILLE – Today’s burning question explores how plastic is recycled in Asheville and if some others are destined for garbage disposal! Do you have a question for a man’s answer or a woman’s answer? Email Interim Executive Editor Karen Chavez at and your question may appear in an upcoming column. A question: I recently … Read more