This week, Live Science busted 10 myths about climate change; a UN report revealed the impact of organized crime on tropical forest cover; and scientists identified one unique way that species are adapting to global warming.
- Do you want to get serious about sustainability? Start on your next trip to the grocery store. [The Wall Street Journal]
- Scientists have discovered a menagerie of new mammals in a remote Peruvian cloud forest, including probable species of night monkeys, porcupines, marsupials and gray foxes. [Mongabay]
- Are species shifting the timing of important life cycle events in response to global warming? [Conservation Magazine]
- Explore the week in wildlife, including lion cubs fighting, a seal awaiting treatment and a turtle hatchling making its way to the sea. [The Guardian]
- 10 myths about climate change. [Live Science]
- Why does Rainforest Alliance certification matter? [Triple Pundit]
- Big sustainable business news: Hershey has committed to sourcing 100 percent certified sustainable cocoa by 2020. [Business Wire]
- Illegal logging is worth somewhere between $30 and $100 billion annually. [Mongabay]
- Vietnam has a vibrant coffee culture – and a budding commitment to conservation. [Frog Blog]
- How are these two hotels sustaining the planet and their local communities? [Triple Pundit]
- A new United Nations report indicates that organized crime is responsible for up to 90 percent of all tropical forest loss. [Huffington Post]
- The Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half of its coral cover. [The Guardian]
- Can choosing Rainforest Alliance Certified chocolate help to keep forests standing? [Christina Cooks]
- One project utilizes fishing to feed a community and enhance local biodiversity. [Frog Blog]
Tell us what stories captivated you this week!