What the West sees as the Chinese government’s top-down decision making around ecological migration is actually a more complex process.
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Tiny microbes called phytoplankton live beneath the ocean’s surface, producing oxygen that is essential to human survival. A new study sheds light on how these all-important diatoms survive and thrive under difficult conditions.
In Israel and Palestine, interactions between ecological and social systems are critical, making wildfires an exemplary case study of the potential of environment management as a lever for cooperation, or as a driver of conflict among communities sharing common resources.
Madeleine Thomson, a senior research scientist at IRI and a senior research scholar at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, is a co-editor of PLOS Medicine‘s special issue on Climate Change and Health. Articles in the issue cover climate-related impacts, adaptation and mitigation.
As of August 14, the federal government has attempted to censor, misrepresent, and otherwise stifle science over 150 times, according to the Sabin Center’s Silencing Science Tracker.