A pet goldfish should not be released into local lakes or ponds as it grows several times than its normal size and disturbs the ecosystem, clarified Minnesota authorities in the USA. In a tweet, the City of Burnsville wrote, ''Goldfish contribute to poor water quality by Mucking up the bottom sediments and uprooting plants.'' Reportedly, 50,000 goldfish were extracted last year from local waters.
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People might have to brace themselves for considerably fatal irreversible climate change effects according to a draft report from the UN's climate science advisors. Reports state that the climate conditions have reached to a point of no return unless they are tackled together. "The worst is yet to come, affecting our children's and grandchildren's lives much more than our own," the report says. However, blue carbon ecosystem can help sustain… read-more
In an initiative by portfolio.earth which analysed Investment Banks loans revealed that in 2019, financial institutions funded projects worth $2.6 trillion which harmed environment and wildlife. The 'Bankrolling Extinction' report noted that banks lack systems to measure the environmental-degradation due to projects financed by them. While banks approved the Paris-Agreement commitment of not financing fossil-fuel projects, the report lauded … read-more
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