Climate impact on forest fires

climate impact on forest fires

Summer fires aren’t unusual. But climate change means they’ve scorched Western Europe and California much earlier than usual this year, destroying tens of thousands of acres of land and causing massive evacuations as some places record their hottest temperatures ever.

Biodiversity and Mining Governance

Biodiversity and Mining Governance

The integration of biodiversity and ecosystem protections into mining policy and legislation has emerged from an increased and expanding understanding— from the public, governments, and corporations—of ecological processes and ecosystem services; the economic importance of nature-based tourism; the close links between environmental health and community support for mining projects; and the operational and reputational risks that can result from destroyed, degraded, or disturbed biodiversity.