Monkeys ‘falling out of trees like apples’ in Mexico amid brutal heatwave

It’s so hot in Mexico that howler monkeys are falling dead from the trees. At least 83 of the midsize primates, who are known for their roaring vocal calls,…Continue readingMonkeys ‘falling out of trees like apples’ in Mexico amid brutal heatwave

Migratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’

Migratory fish populations have crashed by more than 80% since 1970, new findings show. Populations are declining in all regions of the world, but it is happening fastest in…Continue readingMigratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’

‘There is nothing for me’: Vietnam drought dries up income

After a series of heatwaves, including a record high in May, and an unprecedented drought, rivers and reservoirs in northern Vietnam are running dry, pulling locals who survive off…Continue reading‘There is nothing for me’: Vietnam drought dries up income

Heatwave prompts Hanoi to reduce street lights as power cuts loom

Parks in the city of eight million people are now plunged into total darkness after 11 pm, while two-thirds of street lights are also switched off at the same…Continue readingHeatwave prompts Hanoi to reduce street lights as power cuts loom

Indonesia breaks ground on $2.6bn Mentarang Induk hydropower project

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said: “Since the source of energy is green, the products that will be produced later in the Industrial Park Area are also green products,…Continue readingIndonesia breaks ground on $2.6bn Mentarang Induk hydropower project

We are ‘greening’ ourselves to extinction

Apocalypse investors are pushing fake climate solutions on us that are making climate change worse.Continue readingWe are ‘greening’ ourselves to extinction

Droughts push China towards coal power

Despite enviable earnings, shares of Three Gorges Renewables are down 15% this year and trade at 20 times forward earnings, half the level of a year ago. Strict policy…Continue readingDroughts push China towards coal power

Dams alter river temperatures and endanger fish, yet 3,700 more will be built

The ubiquitous dams around the world are built to guard against extreme flooding, meet steadily increasing water demands and provide hydroelectric power. They also alter river ecosystems — such…Continue readingDams alter river temperatures and endanger fish, yet 3,700 more will be built

Ethiopia begins second stage of filling mega-dam, angering Egypt

“Egypt, which depends on the Nile for about 97% of its irrigation and drinking water, sees the dam as an existential threat.”Continue readingEthiopia begins second stage of filling mega-dam, angering Egypt