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World Leaders Address Collapse Of The Natural World At The U.N. Biodiversity Summit
"While the US is still talking through last night's presidential debate. Nearly every other country is gathering digitally today to try to address a bigger challenge. The collapse of the natural world NPR's Nathan Rot reports that scores of countries are making new pledges to conserve nature but the US is not participating in two thousand, ten world leaders gathered in Japan to try and slow humanities rapid destruction of nature. They said twenty targets for the coming decade to slow extinction, protect wild spaces and limit pollution and development. Nearly every country in the world signed pledges ten years later. As yet been met Elizabeth Mirim Raimo is the assistant secretary general for the United Nations, and she's leading today's Convention on biodiversity. World leaders are setting new goals in the midst of a pandemic that says should serve as a warning to us all want to avoid another covid. Then we have to take action communist really was not their friends with says with with the boiler with HIV all these wacky signs. were either serve and protect that nature by it ever city aw it will make a Safa is we do not deforestation about diversity loss, increase the risk of pathogens jumping from animals to humans. It also puts humans at risk by eroding natural processes that we all rely on and Laurie Guidry is the executive secretary of the intergovernmental platform on biodiversity and. Ecosystem services capacity of forest who draw Kaban controlled climate other capacity of rivers to provide clean water. All of those have been strongly declining because of this binder REC- loss and lost she says is unsustainable. Rebecca shop chief scientists at the World Wildlife. Fund says there seems to finally be a growing recognition of that fact worldwide, we're seeing an intensity of insurance. Around doing things differently, the hope is that ten years, some of the promises being crafted made now will actually this time be carried out. A thin rods. NPR News.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"State. To put that number into perspective. In the last 10 years, we see an average of 500,000 acres burn in an entire year. Seven more deaths are being blamed on the Northern California wildfire Bring the total in that state to atleast 10 with 60. People unaccounted for. A week old blaze in California's Butte County is just 50% contained. President. Trump insist he was leading and not lying when he publicly downplayed the threat of the pandemic, while knowing that millions of Americans would get sick. Trump was referring to recorded comments during interviews with Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward. I want to show Level of confidence and I want to show Strength as a leader, and I want to show that our country is going to be fine one way or the other. The press briefing tonight, Trump said. It's China's fault that things turned out so badly more than 191,000 Americans have died from covert 19 since the pandemic took hold of the U. S. Six months ago. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says President Trump deceived the American people about the threat of covert 19 more than 30,000. New Yorkers have died from the disease or from NPR's Brian Man during the darkest early days of the pandemic, when New York City reeled under thousands of daily Corona virus cases. Cuomo gained a national profile with daily briefings followed by people across the U. S. Speaking to reporters on a conference call Thursday, Cuomo said Bob Woodward's new book proves President Trump misled Americans about the threat. It's the same fraud that he perpetrated when he stood up and said, This will be gone by Easter that it's going to Disappear as this miracle, Cuomo says some state leaders followed trumps lead by downplaying the threat. Trump says he minimized the deadly nature of the virus to avoid causing panic. Brian Man NPR news. The union representing Houston Police is denouncing the firings of four officers involved in a fatal shooting last April. Ah bystander video shows 27 year old Nicholas Chavez, pacing in the dark while being pelted with beanbags Taser and then shot from a distance as he picks up a teaser dropped by an officer. 24 bullets were fired at Chavez during the confrontation. The officers were responding to a call about the well being of a man with a history of mental health issues. This is NPR news. A new before from the World Wildlife Fund finds the world has lost more than two thirds of its animal bird fish, an amphibian populations in just the last 50 years. NPR's Nathan Rot reports that human activity is the primary cause. The decline is staggering. Wildlife populations plummeted 68% worldwide from 1972 2016, according to the World Wildlife Fund's bi annual report on the planet. And we humans have to shoulder the blame. Deforestation is the leading driver of population lost, the report says, mainly in the tropics. Climate change is a growing concern, and both problems are worsening. Report joins a long list of scientific studies and international reports warning that we are in the middle of an extinction crisis. The latest study, like many before, also says that the decline of the natural world is a threat to human life and that actions are needed fast. Nathan Rot NPR news. British actress Diana Rigg has died at the age of 80 to bring appeared in more than six dozen shows during a stage television and movie career dating back to the early 19 sixties. She had prominent roles and the Avengers and bond movies as well as Thie, HBO series game of Thrones. Wall Street stocks fell to extend losses for the week. The Dow Jones industrial average Temple 405 points, the NASDAQ lost 221 and the S and P 500 fell.
The World Lost Two-Thirds Of Its Wildlife In 50 Years
"The World Wide Fund for Nature formally, the World Wildlife Fund warns. In the last 50 years, human activity has led to over a two thirds decrease in wildlife populations, with no sign of slowing its A frightening reports. The organization says the wildlife population around the world is in a catastrophic decline of free fall is how the organization's chief executive describes it, and many species are in danger of becoming extinct. In the last 50 years, populations have fallen by two thirds. This is due to a loss of habitat lands used by wildlife. Growing smaller and smaller. Poaching is also a problem and the loss of wildlife could have other ramifications, disrupting critical
Tons of food delivered to families on Pine Ridge as part of COVID-19 relief efforts
"This is national. Native News Antonio Gonzales, running strong for American, Indian Youth has delivered twenty two tons of food to families on the Pine Ridge Reservation in south, Dakota as part of Covid nineteen relief efforts boxes with fruits, vegetables, proteins and grains have been delivered across the reservation field coordinator Dave Lone elk says accessing food during the pandemic has been of concern with stay at home, orders and recent lockdowns of the reservation. To some of the local grocery stores within hours distances. Are you know it's far between when we're having a hard time getting there to get the groceries, and so we're left with the few grocery stores that are on the reservation which tend to be. Around four grocery stores, but when you're dealing with the. reservation full people right around ten thousand you know. RUN, out of out of stock, running strong also distributes clothing has heating and water programs along with providing other seasonal assistants. Reach out, and we help each other. If we have extra, we give that. Toby determine well. How much we get to each other, not how much we approve, and so you've been doing very good in our efforts. Several Cova nineteen orders remain in place on the reservation, including stay at home and nightly curfews as of Tuesday. There were twenty-six positive cove nineteen cases on the Pine Ridge reservation according to the Oglala Sioux tribes. Cove Response Task Force. The Rosebud Sioux tribe wants to create the largest native American owned managed Bison Herd in North America Seth Tupper was South Dakota public broadcasting has more with Zepa. Has a big vision for Bison. On the Rosebud reservation. He wants to build a herd of fifteen hundred animals and processing facility to provide food and economic development for tribal members. He says now is the perfect time for the project. The COVID nineteen outbreaks at packing plants and meet shortages and stores have consumers looking for different ways to get their food we we've always felt that our work was around. It will self sufficiency and. You know empowering families and doing good by people, and in the world in the environment, and we've always felt that work was important but I. Think what has happened with the coronavirus pandemic is that the world has told us that that our work is not only important, but that it is urgent little elk is CEO of the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation with help from the World Wildlife Fund. Fund, the corporation plans to convert cattle pastures on the reservation to a bison range of forty square miles. The Development Corporation will get excess bison from the Interior Department which manages a number of herds including those in national parks. Little Oak says the grass-fed Bison will be killed and slaughtered humanely. Basically what that Games is treating Buffalo Buffalo in not treating them like cattle. I, they'll replace cattle. Cattle fences with bigger sturdier fences for Bison. The first animals are scheduled for delivery. This fall and a feasibility study for processing plant will begin soon for national native news I'm Seth Tupper in rapid city South Dakota some native candidates running for Congress. When Tuesday's primary election unofficial results show, the Shoshoni tribes congratulated tribal members. Rudy Soto Impala Jordan on social media Tuesday night after Idaho's election Jordan. Jordan seeking to serve in the US Senate and so two in the house. Both are Democrats in New Mexico Congresswoman deb Haaland Laguna. Pueblo did not have a Democratic challenger in the primary. She'll seek another term Yvette. Herald Cherokee nation won the Republican nomination for us. House seat to other native candidates in New Mexico who ran for Congress lost Republicans Lisa Martinez and Gavin Clarkson I'm Antonia
Monarch butterflies drop 53% in wintering area, Mexico says
"Officials in Mexico say the number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds dropped about fifty three percent this year the world wildlife fund says it may sound alarming but called last year's numbers a typical is a marks a return to average population levels in
Biggest US Beverage Companies Start Recycling Initiative In North Texas
"Near way well the DFW region has been selected for a multi million dollar investment focusing on boosting recycling opportunities to North Texas families and we're the first region selected under the initiative and Josh will baka senior vice president of the American beverage association joins us on the care of the news live to tell us about it what is this that we bottle back initiative everybody back in addition if that was watch last October the goal of the initiative is to reduce the use of new plastic that our beverage companies are needed to bring beverage containers to bark at and the goal is to do so is to increase the collection of of our plastic bottles people don't know this R. bottles are one hundred percent recyclable very handily base to be remade by people use and what we're capturing in collecting more of the bottles we made world to their the using flash new plastic so what are the details in today's announcement part of that announcer is without a fond of four hundred million dollars that is being worked on in conjunction with the recycling partnership close with partners and the world wildlife fund some of the leading the global a billion of our mental leaders thank you can you know work with and the goal is to fight regions of the country that are either the approach but on recycling access to education and infrastructure and today we announced that part of that investment the Dallas fort worth metroplex was the first region selected for those it but when you look at that in places like say Seattle or Portland or even parts of the northeast there might be more of social pressure and awareness to recycle do you feel like we're lacking in that area here that we really could use more education I mean look I think there's definitely an opportunity to approve a regional recycling and you know what we think about it consumers need to have confidence that when they put something the recycle bin cycle how are they also need to know what needs to go in the recycle bin what does it show part of the investment that that we're making center around three or four components one is working with the city of war working with the Dallas metroplex area working with the North Texas council of governments to educate residents voted single family homes and multifamily homes about what to recycle and how to recycle world to working to expand recycling access the places are throughout the Dallas metroplex area multi family housing who don't have access to recycling and speak and then the third component of that is actually investing in the infrastructure to process the recycled bottles add to a facility that processes the plastic bottle so that they could be made into your bottles and so we think about it all kind of goes together the initiative is being supported by America's leading beverage companies like coca Cola Pepsi and you're
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Because we're kind of an intellectual family that likes to learn so there's obviously we've been peppering him with questions I've been really nice they're also very focused on preservation you know conserving the not from Texas around us a focus on conservation that's also important to the naturalists sounds like you've always had this drive to conserve but there a moment when you thought I want to be a naturalist I have a lot of knowledge in my mind and I have a lot of experience question in a win this year it's the once in a lifetime the real live these experiences that puts the region at risk but it's something the world wildlife fund says can be managed you are not always the former WWF director for Ecuador he said mobile H. four he can be good and it can be bad so let's make sure that we manage to do soon the best possible way and we use them as a conservation to isn't a nine to five job that night at home with Federico we saw how networks are responsible for reporting everything they see when they describe what it when they saw what was good in wrong for example sometimes there is some people a destroying vegetation sometimes I've found families with dogs dogs are restricted because they can cause cross contamination so can we that's because each of the at least fourteen islands here are so drastically different from one another do you logically and kinds of plants and animals that live on them the most important trade to buy diversity on islands he's invasive species because of the long distances between.
Nature Docs Avoid Habitat Destruction
"This is scientific Americans sixty seconds science. I'm Christopher Dodd Yata. Documentaries are known for their sweeping natural vistas. This does their amazing footage seriously. How did they get that shot in often soothing baritone of Sir David attenborough strain incontinent what those documentaries don't do though is show the realities of environmental destruction historically particularly BBC documentaries have shied away from that Nikki Rust is an environmental social scientist at Newcastle University in the UK Russ studied work by the BBC in the World Wildlife Fund which had teamed up with Netflix to make what they said would be a whole new kind of production. They wanted it to reach. I think a billion people and that it was going to revolutionize nature documentaries except for the fact it may be that attenborough would be the narrator the Netflix series our planet aim to be different because it promised to reveal the threats facing wildlife in the natural world so did it deliver liver rust and her colleagues analyzed scripts of our planet along with three recent. BBC Series Planet Earth to Pimple Dynasties Twenty into hyenas and Blue Planet to spider cramps and logged everything they saw on the screen turns out planet only talks about threats and successes successes a bit more than Blue Planet to fifteen percent of the script did focus on the woes of the natural world but very little devastation was actually shown on screen. The spite being filmed the analysis is in the Journal people in nature. The lead author of the Study Julia Jones was in Madagascar at the time where net that flicks were there filming and she knows that they were there filming the destruction of Habitat and burning and lots of mental devastation so they've got fatigue is just unfortunately it wasn't chosen to be included. It's not clear if that's really a bad thing. Though we still don't really know whether showing environmental tragedies on screen green motivates people to support conservation but what climate change communication has taught us. Ross says is that the ideal way to motivate audiences is with optimism tinged with trepidation. Thanks for listening for scientific American sixty seconds science. I'm Christopher Don Yata.
Food Expiration Dates May Mislead Consumers
"Best results use by you probably have many of these labels on items in your fridge and Pantry right now a lot of behavior on what what you throw away and how you consume food a lot of people go off what's on the label and so what we're looking at is trying to shift behavior trying to make consistency in terms of how are labelled so that we can avoid waste and avoid people throwing away products that are perfectly good to eat pete. Pearson Pearson is the senior director for food loss and waste at World Wildlife Fund seventy percent or more of the biodiversity loss on the planet is attributed to Food and agriculture. The Natural Resources Defense Council estimates that forty percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten that that translates to some two hundred eighteen billion dollars in wasted money annually beyond the hit to the wallet food waste in landfills creates methane tain which is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide and these figures don't include a full accounting the accumulated waste producing and transporting in food that we don't eat water and fertilizer maintenance of animal habitats and fuel and often because of labelling and consumer behavior we throw throw it away and it's still perfectly good to eat another part of the solution could come from the bipartisan food date labeling act which would expand spanned federal standards on expiration dates from just baby formula now to most everything else. The bill is making its way through Congress and could streamline line what you see when you're shopping part of the goal to reduce customer confusion what they're trying to do is introduce a series of binding federal enroll standards in some cases this is done by states and local jurisdictions and so what you have is a big confusion and inconsistency in terms of language the the House bill recommends a label of best if used by for when a product's quality or freshness may start to worsen and then use by for when it's definitely definitely time to get rid of it and Pearson recommends well a little bravery so I've found as as food waste leader and the director of a program program. I find that I'm eating a lot of foods that most people probably wouldn't end. We need more food waste warriors. We need people that are willing to cut the mold off at cheese or scrape some falls out of the sour cream because it's not going to detract anything from the actual product and you will survive. You're not GonNa die and when you're GonNa Save Food and help save the environment the process thanks for
"Did you know that a third of the food on your plate could be lost without honeybees. This is innovation now. Bringing bringing you stories behind the ideas that shave our future. The western honeybee is honey producing powerhouse. A single hive contains between twenty thousand and fifty fifty thousand bees that help pollinate countless crops but recently western honey bee populations have plummeted so post grad student who focuses on agricultural rick cultural conservation for the world wildlife fund joined a team from the nasa developed program to build a tool called hive s by by incorporating satellite observations and citizen science feedback from in hive sensors honeybee researchers can better understand the role local environmental environmental conditions as precipitation soil moisture or vegetation play in the complex factors linked to be health. The best bees company uses the tool to determine prime locations for placing beehives. Be enthusiasts can use the information to plant vegetation and maintain optimal be habitats and the sweet science behind hive. O._s. is bringing the power of earth stations to life for innovation. Now i'm jennifer pulley. Innovation now is produced by the national institute of aerospace through collaboration with nasa and is distributed by w h._r. v.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"Keel over but there they can revive but and if they're very slow yeah they're very similar down yeah yep so anyway let's figure out how to kill all the iguanas your Maryland Tom rushes down morning buddy rather her you well you have been better yeah yeah anyway when you recall back on conditions morning out with just gone and they handed to me in the box all ripped off all money morning sometimes when they get older box worth as much if not more guns are no question no question about it and when their reaction was although I was not yeah we were using well it it was a big box it was pride was it was a how old was the clerk our early twenties there you go yeah there you go your son yeah yeah say again I have a good weekend good thought Hey good talking you man I'm sorry about the injury hope you feel better give all of it so he he yeah they indeed hi Hey look I had I've had I've had both shoulders done you know you'll be okay new here yeah Sparky Sparky has all of his bark is almost back to normal she's only lost forty five percent I can't do our job anymore but I think you'll be alright your your young you'll just no question I'm gonna try I know you will thank you bye bye areas a little little down mouth about the shoulder injury and I understand so let's talk about bears already mentioned at the bare lotteries open till August thirty first let's open now open fifteenth go online fifteen dollar lottery application fee non refundable finally got a bear stamp looks like a bear Rebecca later with Hastings Minnesota won the twenty third annual Meryl black for conservation design contest there's the titles explore I was on last year's I was actually part of that committee that picked last year's bear stance it's interesting process on the stamp selection thing then I watched them pick the duck stamp which is pretty cool how they do that anyway so we talked about it and there is a guide for hunting black bears in Maryland twenty nineteen hunting season will be open for five days October twenty first the twenty fifth the quota system is no longer used to manage the hunt hunters will not be required to call hot line every evening to determine the status of the hot black bear hunting zone is Allegheny Frederick Garrett in Washington counties all four counties are open some permit tease may hunt black bears regardless of whether the permit to use actively hunting as in previous seasons the only only one black bear may be harvested by a permit he sub permitting hunting team permit TV's and sub permit TV's are not required to maintain visual contact with one another while hunting black bears as it used to be hunters are reminded that a permit to use a permitted teams of hunters may kill only one black bear responsibility the hunting team to maintain some form of communication to ensure that only one there is taken that is why we have cell phones but here's another story about a bear in Italy for strangers in Italy this is from this is by Paul de Dios she's or Paulina the Dodge she's a writer reporter for foxnews for strangers in Italy are on the hunt for a genius brown bear they're reportedly escape captivity by scaling three electric fences and a thirteen foot barrier the province of Trento press office released an image of the fugitive bear Doug M. forty nine by officials on Wednesday that indicated the annals last seen on the slopes of the Mars ola mountain the previous night at ten fifty four officials say the bear was caught on a camera trap a trail camera in an area not far from where it was seen early Tuesday morning M. forty nine was captured last Sunday by but several hours later the bear was able to by pass three electric fences in a thirteen foot bear unharmed twenty as governor Mari Mar easy Fugazi marine zero four godi hook gaudy gave Rangers the authority to kill the animal if given the chance as its ability climb over seven thousand volt fence shows how dangerous the bay area I wonder if them forty nine approaches the areas inhabited force are allowed to shoot it down translation of Fugazi's comments read the fact that the bear managed to by pass electrified seven wire seven thousand volts fence certified by the ministry and by its sprawl demonstrates the fact that these specimens were dangerous and there was a public safety problem that justified the order of capture seven thousand volts that bear can go anywhere anyway once you yep Kim wide berth orders to kill a bear sparked anger amongst animal rights advocates to criticize the government over faulty fencing as the reason the bear was able to display this cake W. W. F. Italy probably world wildlife fund in rights activist suggested coyly that the fence was likely not working properly since bears do not fly Coley I think it's bigger but you know Hey Luigi you turn them gone Bulma mommy you know that there was in there last night Luigi you were watching the friends mama me Italy's league for the abolition of hunting they have a league for the abolition of hunting commented the bear's escape efforts they commended the bear's escape efforts thank god he's out no that's not exactly what they said they said they called escape the brown bear out rather large looking fellow brown bear in European Remington Russian brother whatever kind of Robert Shrum there's a damn big bear it like you know chrisley size only larger you know yeah they call him an escape genius gifted with super powers akin to a hero in Marvel Comics which one later man the hulk which Marvel comic book hero would a brown bear probably a thousand pound animal what what which hero who would that be a kid into I have no idea I didn't really do you want a Marvel guy now okay yeah yeah spider man's latest rage I guess the Avengers and though the wave sometimes inspire man then it's the group of them the yeah the jet will they call justice league or something something like that I can't remain in exile act singular character in and it's just yeah don't know baby Wolverine is that it is out of Marvel Comics character either that or do you see a twenty that maybe he sprouted clause like Wolverine there you go slash through those those electric lines remain yeah one great throat it's an animal how I got through seven thousand bolt fans who knows thirteen foot barrier for brown bear nothing that stands ten feet high probably not much not much of a chance I watched I want to wait till Bach mature whitetail Buck in West Virginia down at think of it name valley state park okay okay golf course there big hyphen I watch a mature whitetail Buck from a standing start within three feet of the fence just up over an eight foot fence like it was nothing and even there yeah you know I'm not sure the brown bear probably jump that I would imagine if it's thirteen foot fence you know he he probably he probably watch like Starsky and Hutch when you're chasing a guide hit the chain link fence yeah hi into criminals able to escape and the cop never is yeah exactly you know I can't figure that out yeah that they're probably just put one Paul on top of wall this call himself up boom hi exactly email eligibility cell doors dot com just be forced land club members tell your officers there is a meeting July twenty fifth at the link would volunteer fire department in link would Maryland and that is for club members club officers two of them there's a group called the Chesapeake forced alliance going to meet to consider solutions to your issue and here's the issue about half the Chesapeake force lance half Republic kaffir leased by the state those leases will be abolished according to the plan it to some degree next February if you have a lease now this is your last hunting season on your lease because your lease will be canceled in February and not renewed nestled against some of these leases have been in effect for thirty forty fifty years all the leases of all these two hundred fifty hunting clubs hunt club let's remember one guy leases property okay who will be put into a bagel basket and up for lottery and they will only be leased for one two four five years show every year and they'll they'll be divided out so every year there will be a twenty percent turnover on the people who are occupying these leases that it is that makes sense in other words if you lease it for one year that's twenty percent of five years so every year that particular lease will turn over and then every two years that particularly soul turn around without you without the possibility of renewing the lease so the new people on that land every year or every two years or every five years now the clubs have been established some of them have you know thirty forty fifty members show more family someone have to members five members whatever might be their two hundred fifty separate groups that lease just pick force and it's great for the forestry industry it's great for the agriculture industry because the guys going there they they manage the the imminence of land they manage wildlife you know especially these bigger clubs long term leases they know what they're what they're doing they some of them were adopted you know quality deer management practices where they're you know they're bringing the the herd into balance some work with the farmers who have adjacent land you know farmers love it because you got people next to you shooting the deer that you know the guard damaging their crops and so forth Forster people like it because they have access through the clubs the clubs in general maintain the properties so that if there does come time for the timber to be harvesters are tumors allowed to be harvested authorized we harvested they have access to get in there they don't have access to the you know the becomes less desirable property to for the for lumber company Glenn and and you know and do their thing but you know there are people in lumber industry the agriculture industry and other interested folks conducting this meeting under the banner still speak for flights when USA well they would have just listen either a one six so July twenty fifth that's next Thursday link with volunteer fire department registration search five thirty so it's going to be.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on Le Show
"And then tortoise plastic islands of the Atlantic, which I didn't even know about did you this island is believed to be only temporary accumulation zone driven by currents that have been worsened by freak weather conditions not Greek freak weather conditions. Just freak. Situation shows the extent of plastic pollution affecting the terrain. Ian otherwise bec- Jurassic waters. Don't be taking a picture of now. They don't. I don't know what it looks like there's no picture here in a huge report last year. The World Wildlife Fund as you may remember warns that the Mediterranean runs the risk of becoming a sea of plastic. Oh, you wouldn't remember that. I didn't I didn't remember with increasing levels of pollution from micro-plastics threatening the ecosystem, the Mediterranean, said that report has a concentration over one point two five billion plastic fragments per square kilometer of the sea. Just one percent of the world's waters in the Mediterranean, but seven percent of the global micro-plastics. Primarily because the Mediterranean coast home to a lot of people. And europe. Did you know this Europe is the second largest producer plastics in the world rivaled only by China? That's right. We're not even number one at that. Wow, US isn't even the world's leading producer of plastic anymore. I give up. Oh, and then I wow, I say, wow, I say, wow. Down in the city. It's what's their kids running. How much do I have to get? Get me said where the jets said guests. Do do. City better, watch them on a bus ahead throw over Appoint appointed. amendments lady got back. The do. Do. All know about is what I come on. That me on a TV screen. Gives me rail by all the way up the hill. From New Orleans. This is the show. Lidge gentleman, and international labor union federation has derided difficult working conditions at some of the sites where they're building the Tokyo Olympics. Yes. It's news of the Olympic movement. And an I o c inspection team took a routine tour. The venues being built just after that report. The IOC officials will be meeting in Tokyo, this week, not with the, the president the president. But with local organizers where labor issues will be on the agenda. Rising costs are on that agenda. Two worries about summer heat when the games open in little more than a year are on the agenda and complaints about cost, cutting from international sports, federations, the labor report was titled the dark side of the Tokyo Olympics focusing on labor issues at the national stadium and the Olympic village. The two centerpiece venues. Depend with an ageing and declining population. I think declining numbers. Is shorthanded in many industries, the government has provided visas for construction workers tied of the Olympics and started allowing more foreign workers to reside in the country. Let's all go to Japan. The critical report had been sent to the president. Thomas bach. Trying to find remedies. This from the head of the. Building Woodworkers union. I'm bet you on said it not received a response from the Tokyo government, which is building the Olympic village nor the Japan Sports Council building the stadium. They said they are reviewing the report and couldn't be awake. Wakened the workers interviewed complaint about a pervasive. Culture of fear. Well, at least I got a culture that discourage speaking out, they could be they could be working in the nuclear industry. Then at Hanford. It's almost half of the workers interview did not have formal contracts hoops. And it found dangerous patterns of overwork at both of the high profile venues, some workers at the Olympic village reported working twenty eight consecutive days and twenty eight straight and up to twenty six straight at the national stadium. Said the head of the union, some problems rate worse with title deadlines and the pressure to finish done. Well, you know, when you when you got a deadline, the situation is even worse. He says, so called interns, or migrant workers with issues language employment contracts and immigration issues, massive overtime construction is a really big problem Japan..
Lights around the world are turning off for Earth Hour
"For a brief moment tonight. The earth will go dark. It's all part of what has become an annual tradition earth. Our people all over the world will turn their lights offer a full hour to spread awareness about climate change and sustainability earth hour, which is not to be confused with Earth Day that's on April. Twenty second started back in two thousand and seven in Sydney Australia with the World Wildlife Fund at the helm since then millions of people around the world participate at various landmarks, including the Empire State building. It happens tonight all times local from eight thirty to nine
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WGN Radio
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"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Sometimes will give us. Who? You got a window. Let's look at the weather. Let's get a fresh. Copy of the weather here. Temperature is about. Hold on. Here comes twenty five. It's gonna be a cold walk home. Today. We have cold weather. It'll be sunny, but cold it's not going to get much higher than it is now I twenty five to thirty feel like single digits and teens. Tonight. It's gonna be ten across some suburbs. Saturday up to thirty Sunday clouds giving way to some sun. I wonder how it'll be in the mountains. Arlington near twenty four twenty five Weymouth the same. So that's Jenny's Tom Jenny you're at twenty five. I'm going to tell you about more about Woodstock, but I'm gonna tell you about Woodstock ninety nine and the things that went wrong. So we have Melinda. Melinda in Quincy who also waited 'til the last guns fired as my mother would say before. Really, I was kinda busy. But I did want to get one in before the weekend. Good. Let's see. I just want to get some things on animals wise, you know, because that's my number one thing thanks to Doug for that about the saying about the cows. You know, how they whenever milked all the time. And I I can't stand the thought of that. I do hope they do get to grace. I'm gonna look into that. He was saying something about well. He doesn't drink it. And he's saying something free range milk or something or grain fed cows. Yeah. So I'm wondering if there's a free range milk because I I want to look into this. 'cause I'm interested in this very much. I don't I don't think the unions. It's weird to humans drink some other animals. Up with it. You know, it's weird. You can you eat a cookie without milk? It's just we really if you're going to drink milk. It should be human milk. I. It's made for you. It is. I know. But no, that's not. I don't wanna do the cows. Even I mean, I'm getting to the point. I don't know here weird. We don't want our own. Because we have pain in the neck to get human milk because you can't really hook up. Raking machines. You have to drink the cow milk. And that's that's made that's made for an animal with four stomachs. Okay. Right. Well, if I just wish that, I just can't stand the idea like being on those machines all day night in. I mean day in day out. They gotta be out in the grass. I thought of it. It's just telling me. What about jeez? Yeah. All of it. It's just it's just we'll least I'm on the meat kick. And I'm doing that. And I don't eat bacon or any of that stuff. I just I'm just trying. My best one day to time. Like you say. Since since I eat chickens is to chickens don't give milk because then we could have chicken milk and get all from one animal. I just wanna tell you. I think it's awesome. That you you've done this. I think that every little bit helps, and I think the fact that you're not eating meat is is a step in the right direction for everybody. I think it's good to do. It doesn't matter. If you're not giving up everything, I just I think at least you try I know well and also some people give me a hard time for saying. I'm not gonna eat beef chicken. Really the same time. You come on isn't a chicken a step down. I know. It's right at the cow is a lot of soul. House actually, very affectionate. And then very social animals, and I do know one chicken, and he's you know, is is cool. Oh, let's face it. I mean, if I saw when I see chickens turkeys, and if they were gonna panel something I'd be thinking, oh my God. I wouldn't want to eat them and little chickens or adorable, and I it, but when it comes down to chicken, my doctor said you really do need protein. So it's like you can get protein from kinds of stuff like you can get it from other things. So I just I'm I'm doing my best. But I'm like like you said the chicken you'd think of is not as bad, but still they should they should not live in cruel conditions. Anybody? Don't go to Kentucky Fried Chicken because they they keep chickens in a horrible horrible way. In other words, stacked on top of each other in cages. And they're not allowed to move in that whole thing. And so that's out, but it's still places that, you know, have a bomb. The the chickens are allowed to walk around and everything. But even that at the end of the day. I don't feel they deserve to die. I just don't I don't. I just don't think it's right for me to say, well, you can die, and you can't fish. About fish? I I don't see a problem with fish. However, I will say I don't like when they go out on a boat, and they take all these fish, and they let him out of the net. And they just they they they can't breathe. Yeah. In other words, water smothering basically to death. I would be better off if I didn't eat fish because now fish poisoned as well. Most all fish has chunks of plastic dad, plastic in it and also the mercury and all that stuff. Getting the turtles everybody get to getting plastic nets on themselves. And it just I just can't stand it. I I actually went to suit knock recently just about a week ago. And I got bought a bunch of those bags. They sell like canvas type thing. So I could do only got five and say, well, they started throwing stuff in the plastic bags. I said, no, no, no, no. And I got a bunch of kind of you know, you can reuse reuse reuse. So I'm starting to really get on the wagon. They're doing things, right. I go shopping a little bit every day being doing the walking thing as a vantage that I have a backpack. And I go to the store every day and get a days with food every day, and I don't even need any shopping bags. Oh, yeah. Well, well, I've got these now. So everything's cool. Because whatever I get is going to go into these bags, and I wanted to mention I'm glad Jenny talked about it because I was going to bring up the little dog. And I said, I better be careful. You're probably going to be like why did I ever bring up the little dog because? How's the little dog? I got to tell the folks we're talking about a little dog that I know who I would come home. He was out. And I assumed that he'd been all night. After checking into it. In general. No. And because I on nights when I stay up all night. Now, I check check check on these cold nights. And we'll see. Well, like, she said, I would be willing also to call for you. Yeah. I totally would do. I would do it. I will do it. No problem. So have you ever want that done? Just let me know you guys got my back. Thank you. Yes. Yeah. In the little dogs back definitely rally. What what else was the? Oh. So we don't see. Let's see. Oh. And I want to mention the girl Christie called she talking before about the t shirt, and she was so sweet because she said, I just make them just she said she wanted a v neck, and I said, let's not get into all that. Let's just do the cronut simple. And she she agreed. And then she brought up last week about Peter. And maybe you could get them and see what they're up to. And then of course, is or the ASPCA she made say or the World Wildlife Fund any one of those, you know. Okay. Would be good to talk to. So that's that's my thing on the animals right now to tell my daughter told me one night, she said she'd go into a Bowie a Bowie being tribute than-thank. Young americans. It was it was going be the phone to road by. I went. I heard you start time. I said oh my God. I met the call and tell him about this thing. And she I said what I so. I asked her how it wasn't. He she said she liked it a lot. And I I mentioned. Yeah. He he liked it too. And then she said she's seeing them off with the mid midway. Cafe. Okay. Yeah. So she's sharp. She's she's so anyway, so she was at your data was at the same place. I was. Yeah. I was like God. I wish I was there because I wouldn't mind seeing that either. And she said, well, maybe next time. At dances might she sings too like I do. So she shakes to get up and sing and stuff husband plays guitar. So all that. Yeah. A lot of music in my brother does drums so on the girl on on the girl's name God I had so many can I give you a feel about dawn's. We're talking about our contest. We we were trying to find song titles with the girl's name for every letter of the alphabet. Go ahead. Let's go. With a Angie Rolling Stones. Aubrey from bread. Oh, yeah. You love bread. I like bread. Yeah. Mantech? But I say, you're. And Sylvia's mother s Dr John Dr hook. Don't do it safer clear. Sullivan. Okay. Yeah. And then there was several Leyla by Eric Clapton. I had megi made. I Rod Stewart and baby. Jane, Rod Stewart, Billy Jean Michel Jackson. I- brandy or a fine girl looking glass, I had so many, Shannon, which I've told you about before by Henry garage. It's about a dog a dog that drowned. But but it's it's a nice song. So oh Delilah. By Tom Jones, who you mentioned the other night. What we got that one? I know. But this also plain white t's Delilah. Oh, okay. Know that one. Plain white t's was that a band. Yeah. Blame my teeth. They saying Hello. Delilah. Looking. Goes like. Newburgh kinda new but not all that new probably about five years. I haven't even I'm out of. Maybe you haven't heard this song because that's not your thing. But I know people out they've heard Delilah by. Oh, play white teeth. But they have that song too. So I can ask you a question. What would you think it's some of the other night? How wouldn't it be cool? If we could go out, and you were talking to was a Ken from me. Kenny remain poor guy. I just my heart. When you Kenny I I know. Pressed with how together he is. At least you seem great. He's crazy. Re I got diagnosed in two thousand one. Luckily, they found it and took care of it. So you know, but any anyway, I wish him the best some. At some point not not this week. But maybe next week. Kenny, if you're listening then few ever in the mood, not to talk about the physical part. But to talk about the mental part. Yeah. What it was like as leading up to the diagnosis. Like your worries what it was like. When you found out like in that room. What happened? Me for me. I'll tell you once you've been told that word, you always think that jeeze is this going gonna come back. You have to go like every four years and be checked to see if it's it's somewhere else did a comeback. So it's something even never leaves. You thought of it? Maybe I haven't navies come back. I mean, it's awful because you think it might come back. But thank God. I mean, this was in two thousand one and it's not yet. I don't want to jinx myself. I say that. But but yeah. So that was. He's a good guy. But I was gonna ask you quickly. Do you saying you guys say about going out and feeling young again? What makes I think it brings back the memories of when we were young. And for me a lot of it with disco. I wonder if we could ever get anybody to bring that back and play in a club. We know school seventies. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. You know, like Casey was sunshine being a lot of BG's. Either way. I revisited the song Massachusetts by the BG's and the live version. I like it. I like it. Now, it is good. It's like I kind of a song. It's us. It says I need it. So I made fun of it before. You like to pick on them and another one I was thinking he picks on that. I go, but Frankie Valli is much high of any Frankie Valli. So that's really out there. But what do you think on the discount that you think anybody love it bring it back? We can get it back. Should they really should write a couple more than you would want to hear on that dance floor? Well, like like cases like get down tonight, which I I would never be able to go inferno. Yes. Definitely burn baby. Burn. Baby. Wow. Did.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on MyTalk 107.1
"The world wrestling federation world boy off to a good start here. I think it is fun. It is the World Wildlife Fund. Released their reports of the all the animals that were found in two thousand seventeen until two thousand eighteen right now. So all these new species that we had no idea existed been at least their official report. And I've I always find these articles just just wonderful that there is, you know, they think we know we have all the information right here on the internet. We think we know everything about the world. But then then these pop up I like damn thing. I like the fact that we are exploring the world that we live in and that we are hopefully being good stewards of all of these things. I do not like the fact that now the our scientists have run out of like scientific sounding names. Yeah. They're trying to go viral. Yeah. So they're trying to give pop culture names that I don't think I'm ready to cut have the same thought. Exact same thought after this report. They released were they found so many new species Twenty-three do fish. Yes. Three mammals fourteen amphibians twenty-six reptiles in ninety one new plants that we had no idea existed for for the our entire existence of time up until recently. So yes, probably one that got the most buzz here was this new species of gibbon, which is all they have them at the Minnesota zoo. They are so fun to watch because they have these long arms long legs. They have a long tail and if you catch at the right time with the Minnesota zoo, they they're basically during the monkey bars on the branches they are so cool to watch. But this particular it is probably going to feel like it's the coolest one because it is named after Luke Skywalker by Walker lock given. Sounds like. Yes. It's very true though. The idea that Mark does a lot of things. He's a good sport. What happens when all of our geeks? Grow up to be scientists and get picked the name. It's a good point. They weren't dissecting fetal pigs. They were doing it via VR. Worked fine. Because these things we just found these animals and a lot of these new animals are already like on the endangered. Primate primate lists the endangered species list. So it's like you. So it's like a blessing and a curse that we even found them. They probably would do better. If we didn't find. Recco. A lot of things it's it'd be it'd be better off. Hey, we didn't know that species existed. So it won't be sad. If.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast
"And how are you going to use this episode? So for me it actually started before our workshop in Kenya. It's a year in the making for me. I thought you know, we're really trying to adapt. Conservation at World Wildlife Fund were trying out some new ways of doing that. And I really wanted to document the process in the learning over time. So that WWF staff could learn from it, and hopefully your listeners as well. So we're actually producing off. Oh documentary. Okay. So WBF is a fairly complicated organization. You have offices all over the world, but WWF isn't a single organization. Can you give a little background to help my listeners better understand WWF as they follow the rest of this episode short WWF is pretty complicated organization. Many people think we're just one single organization with a headquarters and a lavar many offices take direction from that single headquarters. But actually, we are a federation of thirty or more WWF by now with one hundred offices all over the world and each country has its own conservation strategy, and so when we dive into this episode, your listeners are going to hear from lots of people from our country offices all over the world, and it's good to remember that they each have unique challenges with conservation and climate change in their countries, and they all have different strategies to tackle those challenges. Okay. So let's just do this in. The first part of this episode. We're gonna take a world tour to learn how climate change impacts are already feting WWF conservation work. Yeah. So I'm really excited about this part of the episode. We're going to start off by going to the Mekong delta in Vietnam. And we'll hear about how rapid economic development and climate change are together threatening the rich by diversity of that region. And then we're off to Mexico to learn about how climate change is threatening the monarch butterfly and its wintering grounds. And then it's dmed a gas car where a lot of people have been displaced by severe droughts. And now they're moving into forest land, cutting down this force to farm in the Philippines. We're going to learn how that country WWF is involved in planning for super typhoons in Uganda will learn how increase water scarcity is driving conflict between farmers and elephants and finally will land in Cape Town, South Africa to see how the severe drought there has affected. The city has even made it difficult for wwltv staff to come to work. Okay. Let me just say really quickly. How awesome it was for me even Skyping in with these folks from all over the world. It was just fantastic opportunities. So let's jump right in here from them. My name is Kate tech men, and I'm working in WW Vietnam 's climate and energy practice WWF works a lot on the maycom delta, which is a priority landscape for conservation WWF, his vein working there since two thousand seven and we were to restore the resilient to the delta and highlight risky investments and support by visiting resilience of local PayPal the doses..
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast
"So what did you think of our three guests? I really enjoyed talking with them and learning from them. And I think they have a lot to offer what we're trying to do with our flood management work. So that was really exciting for me. Okay. Did you learn anything particularly new from from any of these speakers? Well, I think we learned about how difficult it is to define what a community is. And I think those of us who work with communities, and particularly and non-government organizations we've gotten into a habit of just saying that community, and there is no such thing as that community. It can be so many different sectors and attributes that those of us who want. To work with the community. I think need to do a little bit more thinking around. How do you even define what a community is? Okay. So I used to work in a previous life as an adaptation practitioner in. I felt like there's very few opportunities when you think about the grants or the project money that you have to really build in the sort of creative. Science communications creative engagement in. How're you doing it? And how to my listeners out there that they would like to do something similar what be some practical ways for them to kind of move on these things. Well, I think in terms of doing more, I think we are doing it. And I think we're trying to be creative. And and the guest we had today are examples of that. And we're doing it. And I like this like this podcast, and you or working with educators and on how to use podcast in a classroom, for example. And so there are resources and experts out there and creative people out there to call upon and sometimes. It's just a matter of taking advantage of opportunities. Unforeseen opportunities that present themselves. So for example, I learned about Liz Miller in the work that she's doing with the shoreline project through a person I happen to meet at at a conference and Catherine talked about plan international NGO who contacted her to help them with engagement around community climate change at uptake action. And so I think it is happening. I just think that we who often are trained to think in our professional or sectoral boxes need to put more effort into stepping outside of those boxes and looking around at things that may be available to us that could be very helpful is I agree. And I applaud you guys at World Wildlife Fund that you kind of step outside the box in your you've worked with me several times using podcast. I not that. My listeners have in the Scillies podcast. But sometimes I think you kind of bake in your pro-choice, I'm going to do a report instead of the standard things that come with reporting out on these all these really important in centrally cool things but just communicating people to think going to develop position..
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast
"This is a lot of really useful information in I think it's gonna compliment. This is part of our three part flood episode series that American doing with World Wildlife Fund. And is there any resources people listening to what we're talking about here that you would recommend any online resources any particular? Specific things that you'd recommend. Would it be the little to infighter for me to say that I plug the plug green? We linked to weed leak it every showed every episode that Joe. So it'll be there. You don't have to worry about that one. You can plug it. We may cut it out later, but we will always take shameless promotion. I really would. Yeah. I really would would say that. I mean, this very genuinely that when I did have the opportunity earlier this summer to weed the entire pink ice cover to cover. I found it to be very helpful piece. You can't cover every topic in there, or course. But I do think that all of the different sections in guide that are route to community engagement citizen science monitoring evaluation said guide itself provides a lot of different sources for people to read more. And so I think that to me would be really the primary document resources available right now civically for commuting gauge for for nature based methods. But we're also if I if I can sort of plug a little bit of the work that we're doing it semantic reviews of the evidence on community engagement in community impact, social health impacts all nature base methods for flood management until refining there that there isn't much really. Useful information there at the moment. A lot of it is talking about the need for it. But the actual evidence is quite air. So that's something that we're gathering together hopefully able to share in the near future. But I think that one of if I could just sort of make the point that I don't think the research that are to be tailored very specifically to this topic of nature based methods for plug with management a lot of these children vailable on across the spirit of community based work that has been going on for hundreds of years. And so there are many great resources in the terms. I would sort of throughout their participatory rural appraisal PR a community based participatory research or CB PR. These are really two methods help people this is not about academic. I retire research that actually help organizations are really tried to do work with communities as opposed to just during for Kenedy. Thank you. Thank you so much. This was incredible information. I think it's really complementary to some the other information we've been getting these interviews, but really create your time in in the work that you do having any on any final words now. Thank you. This has been great so informative and inspiring. And yes, it does align nicely with some of our other discussions in further resources will be able to share with you, particularly in terms of storytelling. So thank you. Okay. Perfect. That's great. Great. I like saying that. Hit actors. I'm talking with professor Elizabeth Miller a documentary maker and professor in communication studies based at concordia university in Montreal Canada. Welcome to the podcast. Liz, thank him. All right. So you're involved with with a lot of things. But I guess first off I just wanna start with the shoreline project, and could you really summarize what's that all about? Well, sometimes I describe the shoreline project as an interactive storybook or an alternative tests textbook for the future. And whole idea was to bring solution based stories about issues around climate change and sustainability to a form that would be open successful and of interest to wide audiences like students or community groups. And so in the project, we have forty three unique short films that play out along our global coast, and we found inspiring portraits of people making chain. Change along the coast from nine different countries is this just something like a project you were able to get funded out of the university or they're sort of external partners because it seemed like it's a pretty good looking series of short films and such basically in Canada as a university..
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WCPT 820
"To the anacostia directly. Now, your Richard RJ? Yes. Hello everybody and welcome back to the program. Well, you know, what's coming up the big election. And we're gonna be talking about that in this hour, and I really sometimes struggle with how to talk about an election, given the two party system, we work under now is critical critical critical to stop the Republicans and the horrendous things they are doing to this country. But I like many people on the left. I am constantly frustrated by one or another Democrats were large groups of them at one time. I've been watching and commenting pointedly, for example, on the democratic party's struggled to find a good strong rallying cry a good slogan. They tried a better deal, which I among others did not think so highly of basically means you're not as bad as the next guy. Or so it shouldn't be a total loss. So I wasn't crazy about that. Now, their slogan, if you may have noticed his for the people all that's an improvement better to be for the people then against the people, and it's not as good, for example, as it could be because it doesn't specify which people need the help right now in that sense. I prefer the labor party's slogan in Great Britain for the many not the few but still for the people. I know they're not trying to fend anybody, but it's it's gotten in the right direction. But we're going to talk about in this hour, and I really hope I don't offend. My my comrades on the left is we do what we're really going to talk about in the next hour is why it's important to get out there. You don't have to think like a to. I don't by any standard definition. You don't have to identify as a democrat. But I do think it is critically important that we get the Republicans out of power and right now the democr-. Party is the way way to do that. There are a million reasons why we have to get the Democrats into power. So that we can get the Republicans out one of them is that the Republicans are destroying the institutions of democracy methodically at the state level, and again at the federal level, another is that they are infesting the judiciary at all levels with a highly ideological judges who don't really believe in the rule of law. But instead are fanatically loyal to their own distorted conception of an ideology. So those are just two of the reasons the third, of course, and there are many others spiraling inequalities huge. And then there is the environment. And before we go on to talk about the election. Let's just think about the environment the World Wildlife Fund put out a report recently showing the runaway human consumption is leading to a mass loss of wildlife. Now, how bad is the loss of wildlife? Between nineteen seventy and twenty fourteen the loss in species. In other words, the total number of species, we have declined and this includes ma'am vertebrate species. So it's mammals fish birds amphibians reptiles the losses averaged sixty percent. We are seeing as one person said earth is losing biodiversity at a rate seen only during mass extinctions. We've got it start that that means getting the climate destroyers out of government. Now, as we'll talk about in the next hour that doesn't mean that the Democrats would come up with the right solution yet. But at least they're willing to acknowledge that science is a valley human undertaking in a place where human knowledge and wisdom can be gathered. So look you'd be you don't have to think a democrat. You don't have to breathe like a democrat. But I am going to say we got a vote. We've got to come out. We've got to stop. These guys and we've got to put in place a party party that has some great people in it. And we've had some of them on the show and a party that we can lead. So we'll be right back after this..
Biologists says mass extinction due to Human activity
"Up. Is. Team of biologists. With the National Academy of scientists says none of the known previous five mass extinctions were caused by man. But the six one we're currently in is caused mostly by the ongoing destruction of forest lands. The team reports of humans don't double down on mammal conservation. So many will become extinct and just the next fifty years that evolution would take three to five million years to recover the loss Linnea juice between one thousand nine hundred seventy and twenty fourteen I knew living planet report from the World Wildlife Fund says populations of vertebrates, including fish and mammals fell an average of sixty
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts
"Are you guys willing to give up your car and everything and start jut jetting around the world to stop global warming? I hear a lot of politicians talked to walk, but they're jetting around the world destroying the the world. Are they willing to take right? A horse to work. Are you willing to write a horse to world? Troy, Troy, you're talking to I just because. Yes, good question. You're talking to someone who doesn't own a car and has an owned one for twenty years. I walk and take public transit. No rideshare as well. But that's I guess I'm using car in that sense. But I think you're asking a really important question. Troy and thank you so much for your call carries his area. Let me turn back to you. Because the the point Troy's making, and we just got sixty seconds left here to go is our human societies. Especially in the developed world are built around exploitation of nature. And if we're going to really save it we have to change the way we live right now. And how many people are genuinely willing to do that? I mean, that's why we need to balance our consumption with the needs of nature. And we have an opportunity to do that. I mean, we do have these embedded impacts that we can't change at the same time life is resilient and given a chance we have convinced back. I mean, we have the return of the ball Daego. We have the reforestation of New England. I mean, there are there are examples where when we have worked kind of at the government level and in collaboration we can turn turn back that we can bend those curves. And so I think now is the time to do that. We'll carry serial vice president for forests with the World Wildlife Fund. Thank you so much for joining us today. Thank you and Motown reporter and editor for Reuters editor in charge of waiters multi-part series. Ocean shock MO thank you so much. Thank you and Bradford listener, professor of biological sciences. At Rensselaer polytechnic institute. It's been so wonderful to have you professor listener. Thank you. Thanks for vitamin. It's been a real pleasure. And by the way, if you go to on point radio dot org, we have links to all the three reports that we talked about today. Definitely check them out and let us know. You think while you're there final thought here from a listener on Twitter? We've got a lot of these kinds of thoughts years. A holy Forsman says she's used to drive around in a windshield. It'd be spattered with insects. Now. There are almost none. I Magnin Chakrabarti. This is on point. So about the time that he begins putting the duct tape on. He says this is a robbery. Last seen a new podcast from WB VAR in the Boston Globe investigates, the largest unsolved art heist in history. The theft of thirteen artworks from us about Abouna Stewart Gardner museum in Boston artwork involved was from Rembrandt and was from Vermeer. It is to holy feel authen- five hundred million euros will the painting. There's absolutely no question knew the police weren't coming the authorities. That are on this case are the wrong stories with says, we solved it. We know who did it. It's like no you don't because you don't have the paint dis. Subscribe. And listen to last seen now on apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Sponsored by Samuel Adams, an ADD smart home.
China reversing ban on tiger and rhino trade
"China is reversing a twenty five year ban on the trade in use of rhino horns and tiger bones. A move that is delivering a blow to international conservation efforts. The decision would permit the use of endangered species parts for medical and scientific use the conservation group World Wildlife Fund said the policy would have adverse effects in protecting the animals which was approved in nineteen Ninety-three amid an international drive to protect threatened wildlife. The decision comes at a time when wildlife parks continue to be trafficked in Chinese territory. The Hong Kong Standard reported last week that a rhino horn smuggler was sentenced to eight months in prison for bringing nearly seven pounds of rhino horns in the Hong Kong from Mozambique
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on The Adam Carolla Show
"Certainly Corolla breeds a tweet from James woods. I'm getting a job from your mom. Now back to the Adam Corolla shell and he's Eucker and studio the book, he started it my Twitter war with Trump is available now at Amazon, and you can bookmark us and click on through. It's always good for us. And the proceeds go to charity the World Wildlife Fund and Planned Parenthood is well good. See again, it's great to see you. Thanks for having me on hygiene. My pleasure. We'll talk about the book, we'll talk about modern family and should roll huge fans, and to me modern family sort of brought back the sitcom genre for me. It was it was kinda gone. It was oh were were were moving onto a single Cam. And I know you guys are single Cam. But I mean, like Garry shandling or curb your enthusiasm or other sopranos over just moving away from sitcoms, and they brought me right back, which I guess good writing can do. Yeah. Genius. What was so subversive about the show, and I didn't create it was created by God. Steve Levitan, Chris, Lloyd. But it was that it wasn't revolutionary. It wasn't cynical. It wasn't subversive. It was sort of like it was you know, you think about the comedies of the nineties and the early thousands. I love those and wrote on a lot of them. But it was a lot of people slam each other. And and the show family that really loved each other was weirdly revel. Lucien area at the time. So also, it's it's it's weird. How we're wired as human beings, which is there's this imaginary sort of camera crew on a fourth wall and people would have their little sit downs there. You know in the wral the biz I think they the calm like a God confessionals. Yeah. Confessional. I come over here and tell me what just happened. Yeah. And they do it and you go. Well, isn't that going to bump people for Mattingly, and it doesn't and then also people will flash the camera. Yeah. Like, they'll go fill look at the camera like, oh what's going on? And you think well, wait a minute. We're not in the confessional anymore. Why we flashing the camera because now this is supposed to be life. And it doesn't bump you either. That was a lot of discussion early on. I remember when we came in. Because I didn't do the pile up on the first episode we'll kind of came in with and when I was under the impression that it was going to be much more present documentary crew there in terms of like almost like the offices. You know, it's like memory. And so I had pitched it there is a cousin who has not signed a release. And so they would be pixellated the entire run of the show. And and Steve levity had had a really smart thing about this. Because they were debating whether to do it in an early draft a documentary and was one of the characters, but they said we don't like a family that's going to be on a reality show. We don't care a family that's going to make that choice is sort of. It's not you couldn't tell the same heartwarming stories. And I think he was really smart about that. Yeah. Well, it's weird in that. I mean comedy is really this way maybe more than than anything else, which is it either works or doesn't work. It's it's weird. Having this is my my beef with the the the system the studio system as you sit in a room with people and argue about what's going to work, and what's not going to work, and nobody has any idea. No. Because every example of every movie ever loved would've never worked in that room. Yes. And including modern family, which is like flashing the camera and doing the confessionals and stuff like that. So let's let's just right. The funniest show. We can write and check it out. But please stop telling me, you know, it's not gonna work 'cause nobody knows anything. Yeah. Getting the best cast. That's all luck. This the other. I can talk for hours about what I hate about the studio system, everybody's competing for the same actors at the same time every pilots, and so sometimes a great actor will be up, but they've already committed to show that's going to be done in three. And so it's just luck..
Turkish central bank hikes rates in a bid to save tumbling currency
"Rate in an attempt to stem, the currency crisis. The bank's policy makers decided on Thursday to increase the rate from seventeen and three quarters to twenty four percent. The Bank says, decided on the strong tightening of monetary policy to limit the threat recent inflation poses to price stability. The market had forecast tightening of about three percentage points. Traders believed the higher than expected. Hike would help stem. The lira's decline. The currency is now recovering. Inflation is rising in Turkey due in part to a currency affect the lower value of the lira translates into higher prices of imports. The collapse in the lira's value came about as the result of a diplomatic row between Turkey and the United States. It's value was down about forty percent this week from the level early this year, Turkish president regime type air to one has been a verse to rate hikes out of fear of an economic slowdown. But earlier this month, the central Bank hinted at a possible rate hike. Feeding market speculation. It would act in that direction. The International Whaling Commission has adopted a
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on Ologies
"And can we talk about your background a little bit about your love of the ocean was a lot of thought you were going to like, ask me questions about my former acapella careers. Did. Yeah. It was a jazz singer for most of my youth really. I'm sorry, I sang it you and also I asked if she had any music of hers that I put in here, and she said, no, no Jask loops to share sorry about that. So I did try. Okay. All right. Back to the when when did you get into oceans and marine biology? When did you decide to take up? When I was five, I learned to swim in the Florida Keys on a family vacation. My parents would be down there specifically to teach me to swim, and I went on glass bottom boat, and I saw crawl re for the first time in blew my damn. It was so incredible. Just like a window to another world, right? You look down and they're just fish and coral, and all these colorful things that you could never have imagined. So that for me was the moment that I just wanted to know everything about the ocean. So I went on to get a bachelor's degree from just as little startup college called. In the field of environmental science in public policy. She also obtained a PHD from scripts institute of ocean Agassi in marine biology, studying coral reef sustainability. Now, during all of that, did she ever think like maybe I should switch my major to bag piping look just take a turn into something totally non Nuoc e-eh, Nick. I decided pretty early on not to take any turns. So my PHD is technically marine biology, but it was done through an interdisciplinary program at the scripts in Susan of oceanography that was partnering with the economics department to make sure that ocean conservation was integrating all these different things because it's really a puzzle, right? There's a science and there's the policy. There's the communications, there's the, the law and economics. And so I wanted to make sure that I had at least a reasonable handle on all these different pieces of the puzzles that I could go out into the world and help to try to solve it in a broader sense the, there's obviously like a strong meet people's ago really deeply into each of those. Like for example, I'm really glad there are people out there who just study octopuses tell us everything they learned because they're amazing. By the way my mind works and what I'm passionate about is that bigger picture puzzle and how we can really shift human relationship with the ocean because the ocean is obviously there. It's do. Doing everything, right? It's humans that are causing all these challenges. So that's the piece that I focus on. So here's how I thought I would split up the episode. I mean everyone's like, how can we make the ocean less fucked like we've really, we've really messed up at the question. So I thought we would start with, let's talk about the good things about the. And so I'm gonna. I'm gonna essentially play like good cop, bad cop. I'm gonna ask questions, and I'm going to let the patrons ask all the, what are we gonna do plastic raw gonna die. So I'm gonna ask, I'm going to ask you the happy questions about the ocean before we get to, oh my God. What are we going to do? I would love to know. Did you ever have it? Sounds like when you were looking in that glass bottom boat that you had kind of an epiphany that there's this whole world under MRI that you never realized? Have you had any other kind of Piff unease about the ocean or any other moments you've had? So when I started my PHD research, I was I was thinking about fishing and how it can be really wasteful. You catch fish that you don't end up using. And in fact, a recent research project I've been doing WWF the World Wildlife Fund. I learned that half of the seafood we Koch in the US EU is wasted, oh long with supply chain..
River Depor Station, Director and Amazon discussed on "News
"This isn't the first time a musician has been accused of stealing from gays hits in two thousand eighteen and appeals court ruled robin thicke and ferrall had to give up fifty percent royalties to as a state after it was deemed they borrowed heavily from gay song got to give it up and their smash hit live that's abc's diane macedo reporting in the rivers of bolivia the species as allusive as it is exotic swims in the amazon river pink dolphins are legendary in that part of the world but their numbers are dwindling rapidly can if you dedicated scientists helped save the species abc's victor kindo has the story the dolphin of the amazon river is a living legend in at the end of two thousand seventeen or first links the world wildlife fund is on a mission to tag fifteen dolphins twelve brazil colombia bolivia just studied their health and behavior the group consists of fishermen and scientists scientists fear pink river dolphin is to extinction due mostly to mid made threats like finding putting deforestation waiting for them under ted's is a big ship award pink dolphins can only be of the water for just under sixty minutes with the clock ticking veterinarian carlos sanchez entertain hydrate the dolphin to lower its stress as they conduct a physical the researchers know its tail then take tissue and blood samples to test for mercury toxic substances and general health scientist don't know for sure how these freshwater dolphins get their pink color hypotheses include diet water quality and sunlight exposure but they do know they get pinker as they age and as quickly as it keno dolphin is returned to the water dolphins are known as an indicator species highlighting the overall health of the amazon if they're doing well so is the river depor station has been changing the water deforestation is an ongoing concern leading the tracking charge is a biologist and director of libyan ngo to know how far the travel how far trevor in the river searching for fema searching for family searching for four with the examination complete the tagging begins each tag pool ping data back to a satellite once a day because.
Source of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak identified
"Oquendo has the story the dolphin amazon river is a living legend and at the end of two thousand seventeen or first limps the world wildlife fund is on a mission to tag fifteen dolphins twelve brazil colombia bolivia studied their health and behavior the group consists of woke fishermen and scientists scientists fear pink river dolphin is to extinction due mostly to men made threats like finding hunting and deforestation waiting for them under tents is a big ship award pink dolphins can only be of the water for just under sixty minutes with the clock ticking veterinarian carlos sanchez entertain hydrate the dolphin to lower it stress as they can a physical the researchers numb its tail then take tissue and blood samples to test for mercury toxic substances and general health sciences don't know for sure how these freshwater dolphins get their pink color hypotheses include diet water quality and sunlight exposure but they do know they get pinker as they age and as quickly as it kaneohe dolphin is returned to the water dolphins are known as an indicator species highlighting the overall health of the amazon if they're doing well so is the river deforestation has been changing the water deforestation is an ongoing concern leading the tracking charge is van damme a biologist and director of up olivia an ngo to know how far they travel how far the maze trevor in the river searching for fema searching for searching for full so that his with the examination complete the tagging begins each tag full ping data back to a satellite once a day because the dorsal fin is made of collagen the dolphins pain we'll be minimal within moments the trigger is attached now there's a rush to get it right backing water and she's set free for people in the united states what do you hope that they learn it's important to have to be aware of this type of species is something global nicely locally think we need support from the global community to conserve the species now they wait in hopes this data pool shed light on how to protect this mysterious and beautiful animal your money at twenty and fifty past the hour on komo news despite attempted rally early friday stocks posted some heavy losses for the last week in june in fact the june swoon was in evidence for the entire month for the week the thirty stock dow jones industrial average gave up one and a quarter percent closing at twenty four to seventy one for the month the dow has lost almost one and a half percent the s and p five hundred ended the week with a one and a third percent loss yet was only down about six tenths of one percent for the week the sp total market index lost one point five percent last week and the tech centric nasdaq composite fared the worst giving up two and a third percent for the entire week expect higher gas prices as us crude oil gained seven percent for the week and almost thirteen percent in june ending the week at seventy four dollars and twenty five cents a barrel i'm don macdonald komo news contaminated irrigation water may have been the cause of that e coli outbreak traced to romaine lettuce us grown in the yuma arizona area the fda says samples taken from canal water in the region have identified the presence of the same e coli strain as the one and the outbreak the fda and the cdc have been collecting water soil and cow manure samples the effort killed five people and sickened more than two hundred.
Landmarks turn out lights to bring awareness to climate change
"Kcbs news time twelve fifty pixie clay is at the editor's desk can turning off the lights for an hour once a year help fight climate change kcbs melissa colorado's reports that the organizers of earth our which took place saturday nights seemed to think it can the earth our event began in sydney australia in two thousand seven and has been held on a saturday night toward the end of march every year since residents and businesses turn their lights off for an hour and many landmarks around the world also go dark this year that list of landmarks includes the pyramids in egypt the eiffel tower big ben the empire state building even the las vegas strip is participating this year in san francisco area city hall of the golden gate bridge the transamerica pyramid really a lot of the iconic landmarks in the world lu leonard is with the world wildlife fund the conservation organization that started and continues to organize our as a means of raising awareness around climate change leonard says participation in the event has increased and it even has turned into movement as climate change awareness has grown movements matter and if people are not standing out than if businesses and cities and others are not sort of bringing their voice into the debate you know we're not gonna have the change we need so we have seen a lot of increased awareness and action on climate change people in thousands of cities and almost two hundred countries around the world now participate melissa call ross kcbs apple recently added samesex emojis now another minority group may be having emojis they can relate to larry miller reports apple says one in seven people have some form of disability and they should have their own emojis apple submitted a proposal to the creator's unico consortium for a new range of thirteen accessibility emojis to include a guide dog hearing aid wheelchair am prosthetic limbs it's not every disability apple says but a start if approved the accessibility emojis will be released early next year larry miller cbs news baywatch goes robotics cbs news is jim krasula has that story the city of myrtle beach south carolina is spending nearly sixty thousand dollars on four robotic lifeguards the remote controlled boys.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on KOMO
"Prevent is good for the environment and things get you there really that complicated or are they are just a few simple strategies restaurant kitches can do i think one of the biggest ones is to separated measure to understand how much food waste you generate and to set a culture around food waste prevention i think one of the more complicated peace says of this is to do these things in a way that you're not impacting the guest experience or the customer experience and that can be somewhat difficult it changes how you serve a buffet or a changes the relationship or the conversation you have with client but overall they're not insurmountable problems i mean if you're talking with your desk in your client you can totally create an experience that is also reducing waste question why is a world wildlife fund interested in reducing sued ways so the world wildlife fund for a long time has realized that one of the primary drivers of wildlife loss and habitat loss or the biodiversity loss across the planet one of the primary drivers is food production it's agriculture when we cut down to rain forest or reading when we converted grassland we're doing so usually because we're creating new farmland to grow more food and where this truly gets problematic because when you look at how much food its estimated we waste why are we continuing to expand agriculture at a time when thirty or forty percent of everything we grow does not ultimately make it to people's plates or its wasted and so if we can make the system more efficient if we can waste less that puts much less pressure on habitats and wild life and were able to conserve more land and more space global what was agreed project you're doing and hopefully will spread to restaurants all across the country including here in seattle 'cause i know all the shows you are concerned about that features in his director of food waste at world wildlife fund thank you.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville
"He noted vague von beethoven's ode to joy from symphony number nine by the berlin phil like i'll be speaking in berlin on saturday night of course ludwig van beethoven was born right here in bonn germany the iconic morale is considered a call for universal brotherhood beethoven born here in seventeen seventy this is democracy now democracy now dot org the warren piece report i'm amy goodman we broadcasting live from the final day climate summit in bonn germany bonds the former capital of west germany it's also the place where in october chance 1980 one coretta scott king the widow of after martin luther king junior addressed one of the world's largest peace demonstrations today as many as three hundred thousand people came out to call for an end to them nuclear arms race with russia as the climate talks wrap up here in bonn environmentalists and students in the united states are gearing up for a national day of action saturday the day of dedication protests will include nearly two dozen rallies that state capital sin city holes where protesters will get a kit dedicate time capsules that depict the current state of the fight against climate change for more on this year's negotiations were joined by one of the primary architects of the landmark two thousand fifteen paris climate agreement manuel pull garvey doll named the president of twenty in lima peru three years ago he's also the former environment minister in peru now the leader of the climate and energy practice of w after the world wildlife fund it's great to have you will be so talk about what's happening here today and of course on this what's expected to be the last day we have seen all week it looks like when the us begins to pull out of a major global deal dolts happen here the glenn this sunday scope it is really important to say that this is further scope in which we are working on the implementation because the berries have remained entry into force just before of the copy mara case but in this one we are preparing old implementation rules to half clinton twenty time we should defer review face off the uh nbc's initial contribution going to be percent.
"world wildlife fund" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"Elephant the wolf and the buffalo the second thing is what i learned as a result of doing the book and doing the dreaming with them it was not something i thought about beforehand and it wasn't really something i was conscious of but what i learn and is they are all natural lineal traditions they all center around the mother and her offspring and this is actually what they urge us to restore this ethos of care which we have lost in humanity they're critical to the planet itself because each presides and is the hierarchical apex the guardian if you will of entire ecosystems so the bear over the woods in the rivers and the wolf over the planes in the mountains in the lion over the savannah's in africa and asia and used to be in the mountains as well and the elephant whom with now we wouldn't have watering holes for many of the other animals in africa we wouldn't have the opening up of the farce canopies when they go in and pulled down fruit each of these animals is basically a bio engineer of the ecosystems they preside over the fact that each faces extinction is our harsh show for us on earth because the truth is an i didn't know this when i started the book but it's what they halt me and what i present in the book white spirit animals prophets of change is that without any one of them we will have even more significant ecosystem collapse than we currently have in what we currently have is pretty significant you know were in the six extension and people don't off and talk about that they don't talk about how serious and what a rapid decline it is that we are having of our guardians and those which preserve our ecosystem gina the world wildlife fund wrote a report and 2014 gene called the living planet report and they show the.