To Save Whales, Should We Stop Eating Lobster?

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The North Atlantic right whale isn’t doing well. There are fewer than 350 of these stocky baleen whales believed to be left in the wild—and the numbers are shrinking. In the last six years, vessel strikes, […]

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To solve our food problems, we must look to the oceans

By Christopher Free and Willow Battista Earlier this spring, 1.5 million livestock died in the Horn of Africa. The immediate culprit was a severe, prolonged drought spurred by the growing effects of climate change. It’s a sign of weakening food systems in a warming world. But while land-based food systems are carbon-intensive and increasingly unstable, […]

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