Climate Activists Delay Beethoven Concert in Hamburg

Climate activists disrupted an orchestra at the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, by gluing themselves to the conductor’s podium on Wednesday, November 23. A video posted by Letzte Generation on Twitter shows two activists wearing safety vests climb onto the stage as some in the crowd boo and shout “raus”, or “out”. “Just as … Read more

Alaska crab season cancelled after billions vanish

CNN — The Alaska snow crab harvest has been canceled for the first time ever after billions of the crustaceans have disappeared from the cold, treacherous waters of the Bering Sea in recent years. The Alaska Board of Fisheries and North Pacific Fishery Management Council announced last week that the population of snow crab in … Read more

Australia commits to zero extinctions with new plan to protect 30% of land

CNN — Australia, which has one of the world’s worst records on extinctions, on Tuesday announced a 10-year plan to prevent any more species from dying out in the country by protecting its most endangered plants and animals. Launching the plan at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia’s Minister for the Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek … Read more

Great Barrier Reef’s Master Reef Guides help map, explore greatest uncharted region on Earth

It’s no easy feat being a modern day explorer, but 82 pioneers are on a mission to map the one place on Earth that remains a mystery. explorers are the Great Barrier Reef’s Master Reef Guides, a collection of divers dedicated to sharing These discoveries about one of the world’s seven greatest wonders. Together, they … Read more

Biden preparing executive action on climate after Manchin sinks legislative approach

Washington CNN — The White House is preparing a plan to take executive action on climate after Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin last week torpedoed his party’s efforts on sweeping legislation. President Joe Biden said last week that he would take “strong executive action” on climate, but did not provide details on what kinds of action … Read more

Australia election: The ‘lucky country’ is facing a climate crisis test. The result will affect us all

Woodburn, Australia CNN  —  Ken Morrison has twice been up to his neck in water during climate disasters. The first time, in 2007, he was trapped in a pool with a towel over his head as wildfires ripped through Australia’s Hunter Valley, a wine-growing region about three hours’ drive north of Sydney. “The roar is … Read more