Monday, April 6, 2020

COP26 Postponed Until 2021 Due to Global COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by: Kimberly White The UN Climate Change Conference has officially been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Girl Scouts Bring Comfort and Familiarity to First Responders and Local Communities During COVID-19...

Written by: Kimberly White  The world is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, thus far 182 countries have...

Ecosystems Containing “Irrecoverable Carbon” Must be Protected to Avoid Climate Catastrophe Says New Study

Written by: Kimberly White New research spearheaded by Conservation International has identified key land areas in need of protection...

Why Communities Must Be at the Heart of Conserving Wildlife, Plants, and Ecosystems

Written by: Derek Armitage, Ella-Kari Muhl, Merle Sowman, Philile Mbatha, and Wayne Stanley Rice

Global Farmland is Expanding Due to Climate Change- What Does this Mean for the...

Written by: Evelyn Smail The changing climate is transforming the global agricultural landscape. As our planet heats, areas suitable...

In the Seychelles, Blue Bonds Turn National Debt into Marine Protection

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans To manage its oceans better, the Seychelles...

Wales to Ban Single-Use Plastics Next Year

Written by: Kimberly White The government of Wales has announced a new plan to battle plastic pollution. In honor...

This App Lets You Order Leftovers to Help Fight Food Waste

Written by: Sean Fleming The statistics on global food waste make for grim reading. And as more consumers become...

In Africa, Bamboo Bicycles are Shifting Gears for Women in the Workforce

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Bamboo might seem an unusual material...

New Zealand Pledges $2 Million to Help Relocate Fijians Displaced by Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White The government of New Zealand is pledging $2 million to help relocate Fijian communities displaced...

Nature Loss is Eating Away at Our Food Supply and Diversity

Written by: Akanksha Khatri and Alexia Semov We often take the contribution of nature and its ecosystem services for...

EU Funding to Aid in Conservation of the World’s Rarest Gorilla

Written by: Kimberly White The EU has launched a new initiative to protect the world’s rarest gorilla. The EU...

Protecting Mangroves Can Prevent Billions of Dollars in Global Flooding Damage Every Year

Written by: Michael Beck and Pelayo Menéndez Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to...

Recipe for Slowing Species Loss and Cutting Extinction Risk in Half

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Limiting climate change to 2 degrees Celsius...

UBS Bank Will Not Finance New Offshore Arctic Oil and Gas Projects

Written by: Kimberly White  UBS Group will no longer fund new offshore oil projects in the Arctic. The Swiss...

South Korea Trading Giant Vows Zero Deforestation in Papua Palm Oil Operation

Written by: Hans Nicholas Jong Environmental watchdogs have welcomed a zero-deforestation pledge by South Korean trading giant POSCO...

JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo to No Longer Fund Arctic Drilling

Written by: Kimberly White JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo will no longer fund oil and gas drilling in the...

Here’s How One Company is Championing the Circular Economy

Written by: Sean Fleming Just for a minute, think about the shower gel you use. Or the laundry...

Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Costs $2.9 Trillion Annually- Study

Written by: Kimberly White  Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is costing the world approximately $2.9 trillion each year,...

5 Reasons Why CEOs Must Care About Safeguarding Nature

Written by: Akanksha Khatri At the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos in January this year, there was...

Old Batteries Can Be Source of New Energy

Written by: Kieran Cooke Driving an electric-powered vehicle (EV) rather than one reliant on fossil fuels is a key...

Global Resource Consumption has Topped 100 Billion Tons per Year

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Humanity just gained a dubious new accolade....

Farms Inside Shipping Containers Could Grow More Local Produce

Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Instead of trucking vegetables across the...

Jeff Bezos Launches Bezos Earth Fund, Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Climate Crisis

Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle...

Rhino Poaching Has Declined in South Africa for Fifth Consecutive Year

Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased for the fifth straight year in South Africa. The South African...
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