A major United Nations (UN) report shows that world leaders have largely shrugged off important biodiversity goals, and the planet’s ecosystems are suffering as a result. Now, to save the planet, we need to fundamentally rethink our relationship with the natural world.
Right now, just 17 per cent of the world’s energy comes from renewable sources. The lion’s share still comes from planet-warming fossil fuels. It’s clear that we have to change that ratio quickly in order to curb greenhouse gas emissions and slow the climate crisis.
In the depths of the water just west of Greenland, scientists have discovered a previously unknown coral garden. They described the ecosystem in a new study published in Frontiers in Marine Science on Monday.