Hamilton against cutting trees for new track in Brazil — Repeating Islands

A report from Reuters. Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he saw no need for a new racetrack in Rio de Janeiro and was against cutting down forest trees to make way for it. Plans for a grand prix circuit, which will replace Sao Paolo’s Interlagos on the F1 calendar, caused controversy […]

Hamilton against cutting trees for new track in Brazil — Repeating Islands

75% of Earth’s Land Areas Are Substantially Degraded….

National Geographic reports More than 75 percent of Earth’s land areas are substantially degraded, undermining the well-being of 3.2 billion people, according to the world’s first comprehensive, evidence-based assessment. These lands that have either become deserts, are polluted, or have been deforestedand converted to agricultural production are also the main causes of species extinctions. Read full […]

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