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It’s the Anthropocene Baby!

ECCB2018 - AnthropoceneMany scientists think we are now living a new epoch, the Anthropocene. It is defined to be the Earth’s most recent geologic time period as being human-influenced, or anthropogenic, based on overwhelming global evidence that atmospheric, geologic, hydrologic, biospheric and other earth system processes are now altered by humans.
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EU water law – fit for purpose but threatened by industry lobby!

Water framework directive is in dangerWWF expects member states to take a strong stand in support of maintaining the Water Framework Directive in its current form at the Meeting of the Environment Council on 5 March.
Stand up to industry, stand by the science: What WWF will be looking for during the 5 March Meeting of the Environment Council
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Healthy planet healthy people

Environmental destruction conflicts and pandemiaLive drawings for the WWF Fuller Symposium October 22 2019 with Auli helping with data & ideas. Leading health and environment experts discussed the relationship and complexity between human health and environmental systems and what we need to do to create better health opportunities for people and nature.
Michele Barry – Conflict and the Global Threat […]

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Unsustainable industries are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law

Water framework directive in danger Unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower, and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law – the Water Framework Directive (WFD).
The future of EU rivers: New paper exposes business lobbies’ wish list of destruction

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Live Map of Migrating Birds in Europe

Hazel grouse - common redstart and migrationFollow the migration of birds!
The LIVE Euro Bird Portal viewer shows the distribution of 105 bird species on weekly animated maps from January 2010 up to the current week.

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