OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021


The Earth & I October/November 2021 cover
CONTENTS      

NEWS SECTION

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Climate Researchers

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Rising Ocean Temperatures Have Killed 14% of Global Coral Reefs, NOAA Reports

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British Royal Foundation Awards First £1Miillion “Earthshot Prize”

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After Latest Major Oil Spills, Report Says Only 40% Can Be Cleaned Manually

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DATA SECTION

Manatees Can Hold Their Breath Underwater For 20 Minutes

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46% of US Rivers and Streams Have Excess Nutrients

The Earth & I Editorial Team


80% Of All Food Produced Goes to Cities

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50%–65% of Methane Emissions Come from Human Activities

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Fish Feed Takes Up 60% Of Fish Farming Costs

The Earth & I Editorial Team


There Are Over 38,000 Electric Vehicle Chargers in The US Alone

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318 Gigatons of Ice Melts Annually from Greenland and Antarctica Ice Sheets

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By 2050, 45% Of Electricity Will Likely Come from Solar Energy

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Middle Eastern Countries Use 70% Of the World's Desalinated Water

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ECOSYSTEMS

More Than a Career: A Life Dedicated to Saving Manatees

Becky Hoag


Invasive Wild Donkeys Are More Helpful Than Previously Thought

Alina Bradford


FOOD

Vertical Farming Grows Up in Europe

Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe


Using Probiotics in Aquaculture: Farming Fish for a Sustainable Future

Indrajit Kar and Srinibas Das


HUMAN HEALTH

Study Shows Plant-Based and Seafood Diets May Improve COVID-19 Outcomes

Julie Peterson


Nature Walks Improve Mental Health Outcomes

Yasuhiro Kotera


CLIMATE CHANGE

IPCC: Profound Changes are Underway in Earth’s Oceans and Ice

Jaqueline Sordi


Cutting Methane Emissions Buys Time for a Better Climate Future

Chelsea Noack


NATURAL DISASTERS

Damming Floods and Mitigating Droughts: Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Sinai

Radwan Al-Weshah


ENERGY

Next-Generation Concentrated Solar Power Energizes Renewable Possibilities

Nnamdi Anyadike


Easy Affordable Charging Is Key for An Electric Vehicle Rollout

Rick Laezman


WATER QUALITY

Farm Runoff: A Threat to Freshwater Sources and You

Cassie Journigan


New Desalination Technology Joins the Global Fight for Clean Water

Helen Gavaghan


WASTE MANAGEMENT

Single-Use Nightmare: How COVID-19 Protective Materials are Trashing the Environment

Mark Smith


ECONOMICS & POLICY

Finnish City’s Environmental Success Wasn’t Built in a Day

Robin Whitlock


EDUCATION

Rwandan Woman Inspires Children to Protect the Future of Endangered Gorillas

Yasmin Prabhudas


SPECIAL SECTION

Conference Introduces Applications of New 3D Wave Theory that Claim to Overcome COVID-19

The Earth & I Editorial Team