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Opinion: We're tearing holes in the fabric of life on Earth |  CNN

Opinion: We’re tearing holes in the fabric of life on Earth | CNN

Editor’s note: Jane Alexander is the former president of the National Endowment for the Arts. She has served on the boards of Audubon, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the American Bird Conservancy. Alexander is the author of “Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth”. She is also a Tony …

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Opinion: We're tearing holes in the fabric of life on Earth |  CNN

Opinion: We’re tearing holes in the fabric of life on Earth | CNN

Editor’s note: Jane Alexander is the former president of the National Endowment for the Arts. She has served on the boards of Audubon, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the American Bird Conservancy. Alexander is the author of “Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth”. She is also a Tony …

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Study: Early pregnancy particulate matter exposure, pre-pregnancy adiposity and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in Finnish primiparous women: An observational cohort study. Image Credit: Ground Picture / Shutterstock.com

Gestational diabetes mellitus linked to early particle exposure with high BMI

The incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is rapidly increasing worldwide and affects up to one in six pregnant women. A new Primary Care Diabetes A review study relates this to a high body mass index (BMI) before the onset of pregnancy, associated with exposure to different levels of particles (PM) of a certain size. …

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Great Barrier Reef should be placed on 'endangered' list, says UN-backed report |  CNN

Great Barrier Reef should be placed on ‘endangered’ list, says UN-backed report | CNN

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of “endangered” World Heritage sites, a team of scientists have concluded after conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, scientists said the reef faces major threats due to the climate crisis and …

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Industrial meat and dairy are destroying the planet

Industrial meat and dairy are destroying the planet

Cattle at a feedlot in Nebraska.Photo: Nati Harnik (PA) The the world’s largest meat and dairy companies are responsible for more than 10% of all global methane emissions from livestock, with some singular companies emitting as much or more methane than many individual countries, including Russia, the Germany, and Australia, a new report find. The …

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Opinion: To help tackle the climate crisis, we should plant more trees |  CNN

Opinion: To help tackle the climate crisis, we should plant more trees | CNN

Editor’s note: Jad Daley is president and CEO of American Forests and head of the US section of 1t.org. Marc Benioff is president and co-CEO of Salesforce. The opinions expressed in this commentary are their own. Read more reviews on CNN. When we joined countries, companies and NGOs two years ago to launch the 1t.org …

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