Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Wales Goes Green with Welsh National Forest Plan

Written by: Emily Withers A year ago the first minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, announced a big step forward...

What the Documentation of 1.8 Billion Trees in West Africa Means for Climate Change...

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer An international team of scientists has found an...

Rights for Nature: How Granting a River ‘Personhood’ Could Help Protect It

Written by: Justine Townsend, Alexis Bunten, Catherine Iorns, and Lindsay Borrows The Muteshekau Shipu...

Shell Held Accountable for Role in Climate Emergency, Ordered to Slash Emissions 45 percent...

Written by: Kimberly White  Royal Dutch Shell is being held accountable for its role in perpetuating the climate crisis. 

Scotland Could Become the World’s First ‘Rewilding Nation’

Written by: Stephanie Parker The worldwide populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish fell by an average of...

Podcast: Thomas Boudreau, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF24AGXzhWU Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI

Australian Government to Protect an Area Twice the Size of the Great Barrier Reef...

Written by: Rhett Butler The Australian government has moved to create two new marine protected areas that cover an...

Drastic Methane Cuts are Both Urgent and Possible

Written by: Tim Radford UN experts have found a new way to limit climate change, save lives, save the...

Gabon and Costa Rica: International Environmental Law Must be Strengthened to Tackle Wildlife Crime,...

Written by: Kimberly White  Gabon and Costa Rica have joined together to call for more ambitious international environmental law...

Respect for Indigenous Knowledge Must Lead Nature Conservation Efforts in Canada

Written by: Rachel Buxton, Andrea Reid, Joseph Bennett, and Paul A. Smith The past...

Driven to Extinction in the United States, Scientists Suggest Now May Be the Time...

Written by: Kimberly White Scientists suggest that it may be time to begin reintroducing jaguars into the United States. 

What is the ‘Green List’ and How Can it Help Protect the World’s Natural...

Written by: Victoria Masterson Wetlands, forests, national parks and wildlife reserves in 16 countries are part of a campaign...

Tristan da Cunha Becomes Leader in Ocean Conservation

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer Rising from the Atlantic swells, halfway between South...

Farming without disturbing soil could cut agriculture’s climate impact by 30% – new research

Written by: Sacha Mooney, Hannah Victoria Cooper, and Sofie Sjogersten Perhaps because there are...

Podcast: Maja Groff, International Lawyer and Convenor of the Climate Governance Commission

https://youtu.be/3m4WQLyDK94 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI

Hawaii Becomes First U.S. State to Declare a Climate Emergency

Written by: Kimberly White The state of Hawaii has made history as the first U.S. state to declare a...

Preventing Wildfires Since 1944: The Story of the Real Smokey Bear

Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished...

What Burkina Faso Can Teach Us About Forest Restoration

Written by: Natalie Marchant Centuries-old farming techniques used to restore degraded land in Burkina Faso could help guide wider...

Global Campaign Aims to End Cheetah Trafficking

Written by: Kimberly White The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) has launched a new campaign to put a stop to...

Using Satellite Data to Map Air Pollution and Improve Health

Written by: Jackie Rocheleau For epidemiologists studying air pollution, there’s only so much to learn at ground level. So...

US Intelligence Warns of Dire Climate Consequences that Biotech Could Ease

Written by: Joseph Opoku Gakpo Though climate change is likely to exacerbate food and water shortages for poor countries,...

Life in a Remote Alaskan Community on the Front Line of Climate Change

Written by: Connor Dunleavy  The world’s high-latitude regions experience climate change at a rate twice as fast as the...

How Scientists are Restoring Boreal Peatlands to Help Keep Carbon in the Ground

Written by: Bin Xu Peatlands are one of the most valuable terrestrial ecosystems in...

Study: Coffee and Cocoa Consumption Drives Deforestation in Vietnam and West Africa

Written by: Malavika Vyawahare  Consumption patterns, especially in wealthier countries, are eating away at forests in some of the...

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