Scientists reveal the 6 places on Earth where we can restore animal life

Scientists have devised a new way of looking at habitat loss on Earth, finding that 97 percent of Earth’s land area may no longer be ecologically intact.
— Read on www.inverse.com/science/3-percent-of-earth-ecologically-intact

China to Japanese official: If treated radioactive water from Fukushima is safe, ‘please drink it’ – The Washington Post

“The ocean is not Japan’s trash can,” a Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/04/14/china-japan-fukushima-water-drink/

Indigenous land-use reduced catastrophic wildfires on the Fish Lake Plateau | @theU

1,000 years ago, Indigenous people practiced cultural burning, which reduced the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments—even during periods of drought more extreme and prolonged than today.
— Read on attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff/wildfires-on-fish-lake-plateau/

Can ‘Banana Buffers’ Save California From Wildfires? – Gastro Obscura

Can ‘Banana Buffers’ Save California From Wildfires? – Gastro Obscura
— Read on www.atlasobscura.com/articles/bananas-california-fires

Democrats signal limited patience for GOP opposition to Biden infrastructure package – The Washington Post

The political schisms seemed only to widen a day after Biden invited lawmakers from both parties to the White House, illustrating the significant obstacles the president faces if he hopes to craft a swift bipartisan deal to upgrade the country’s roads, bridges and water ways.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2021/04/13/senate-infrastructure-taxes/

More lightning in the Arctic is bad news for the planet | Ars Technica

Lightning strikes in the far north could double by 2100.
— Read on arstechnica.com/science/2021/04/more-lightning-in-the-arctic-is-bad-news-for-the-planet/

The Clever Architectural Feature That Makes Life on Bermuda Possible – Atlas Obscura

The Clever Architectural Feature That Makes Life on Bermuda Possible – Atlas Obscura
— Read on www.atlasobscura.com/articles/bermuda-roofs-water

Variability of Water Storage in Global Hydrological Basins – Cyber Coastal

Variability of Water Storage in Global Hydrological Basins – Cyber Coastal
— Read on cybercoastal.com/variability-of-water-storage-in-global-hydrological-basins/