Global warming has changed the Great Barrier Reef ‘forever,’ scientists say

Two years after a long-lasting undersea heat wave scalded large sections of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have now found that because so many corals died, much of the reef has likely been altered “forever.” “What we just experienced is one hell of a natural selection event,” said Terry Hughes, director of the Australian Research Council Center…

Labor and civil rights organizations call for EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s ouster

Environmental organizations have made themselves hoarse calling for Scott Pruitt’s ouster from the Environmental Protection Agency over his efforts to roll back government regulations — and lately, his controversial spending and personnel decisions. Now a number of other nonprofit outfits not usually known for environmental advocacy, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

Assam’s Endangered Apes

Northeast India’s hoolock gibbons are at risk from human incursion into their native forests — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com from Scientific American: Energy & Sustainability https://ift.tt/2EXwkMq