Researchers Report a Staggering Decline in Wildlife. Here’s How to Understand It. NYTimes, Oct 12, 2022

October 12, 2022 | By Catrin Einhorn | The New York Times

“Scientists know what’s causing biodiversity loss. On land, the top driver is agriculture, as people turn forests and other ecosystems into farmland for cattle or palm oil. At sea, it’s fishing. There are ways to do both more sustainably.”

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New water restrictions in Sacramento start next month, SacBee, October 11, 2022

By Hanh Truong | October 11, 2022 | The Sacramento Bee

The fall season is settling into Sacramento, which means watering rules for the city will change soon. As a part of a water conservation ordinance from 2017, the city of Sacramento set up restrictions on when businesses and residents water their lawns. From Nov. 1 to Feb. 28, individuals can only water their landscape one day per week, on Saturday or Sunday, at any time of day. Watering on a weekday is not allowed.

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What My Family and I Saw When We Were Trapped in China’s Heat Wave, NY Times, Sept 9, 2022

By Matthew Bossons, managing editor of Radii, a Shanghai-based online publication focused on Chinese youth culture

“But the heat wave that baked China for weeks was startling in its scale, duration and intensity. Through July and August, it shattered temperature records, dried up rivers, withered crops, sparked wildfires and caused deaths from heatstroke. It may have been the most severe heat wave ever recorded. And it laid bare frightening realities about how humanity is expected to adapt.”

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‘Our state is on fire.’ Calls from protesters, youth for more environmental action in CA, Sacramento Bee, August 13, 2022

Activists, many young and from around the state, called for Gov. Gavin Newsom to phase out fossil fuels in California, among other climate initiatives, during the People’s Climate Protest on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at the Capitol in Sacramento.

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