Friday, February 22, 2019

“Holy Grail” of Bees Rediscovered After Nearly Four Decades

Written by: Kimberly White Last month a search team embarked on a journey to Indonesia to find the “holy grail” of bees....

IUCN’s Inger Andersen to Head United Nations Environment Programme

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations General Assembly has elected Inger Andersen of Denmark as Executive Director of...

Indonesia Deforestation Decline Prompts Payments from Norway

Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership...

Why reality TV might be the answer to mass market uptake of sustainable housing

Written by: James McGregor Popular home makeover TV shows like “This Old House”, “Grand Designs”, and the “Property Brothers”...

Spotlight on the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

Written by: Kimberly White In the weeks leading up to World Pangolin Day, officials around the world have seized...

Aquatic Pollution and Watershed Management in Galliyat

Written by: Ahmed Raza, WWF-Pakistan Nature has blessed Pakistan with adequate surface and groundwater resources. However, rapid population...

Conserving the Blue Forest: One of Earth’s Most Powerful Tools for Carbon Capture

Written by: Kimberly White When conjuring up images of the ‘blue forest’ you may visualize some wondrous hued landscape or a bizarre,...

National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures Launch Global Challenge, Search for Innovative Solutions

Written by: Kimberly White National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have teamed up to launch a global search for innovative solutions to...

IUCN Study Provides “Glimmer of Hope” for Borneo’s Orangutans

Written by: Kimberly White Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released their new study, Reforesting for the...

Impossible Burger 2.0 Named Top Tech of CES 2019

Written by: Kimberly White Digital Trends announced its top tech picks for CES 2019, a consumer electronics expo that brings together leaders,...

UK Government Launches Year of Green Action

Written by: Kimberly White In January, Environment Secretary Michael Gove called upon people to join together to protect the...

Greenpower: Inspiring the Engineers of Tomorrow

Written by: Kimberly White Ask a young person if they want to learn about science, technology, engineering or mathematics, and the response...

Lyft: ‘Green Mode’ Gives Riders the Choice of Electric or Hybrid Vehicles

Written by: Kimberly White The San Francisco-based rideshare company Lyft is making it easier for their riders to reduce their carbon footprint....

A teen scientist helped me discover tons of golf balls polluting the ocean

Written by: Matthew Savoca Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has become a global environmental crisis. Many...

Million Dollar Vegan: Campaign Calls on Pope to Go Vegan for Lent

Written by: Kimberly White A global campaign calls on Pope Francis to “help fight climate change with diet change” by going vegan...

Ben & Jerry’s Announces Mooo-ve Away From Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White Ben & Jerry’s announced last week that they are moving away from single-use plastics. In...

Budweiser Highlights Commitment to Renewable Energy

Written by: Kimberly White The King of Beers is bringing its long-term commitment to renewable energy to the biggest stage of the...

Mountain Gorilla: Population Increase Gives Hope

Written by: Kimberly White The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List has reclassified the Mountain Gorilla from “critically...

Formula E: Highlighting Climate Change Impacts While Taking a Walk on the Wild Side

Written by: Kimberly White Formula E is challenging traditional norms, raising awareness and inspiring change.

How to Empower Women By Being Change Agents

Written by Glenda Monge Alvarado Talks about sustainability with a gender focus are rarely found. Although gender equality is one...

Alaska: Climate Changed

Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change...

10 Ways Conservation Technology Shifted into Auto in 2018

Written by: Sue Palminteri Courtesy of Mongabay Conservation scientists are increasingly automating their research and monitoring...

Afghan Women Meet To Advocate For Women in Peace Process

Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a...

Women’s Empowerment: The Key to Fighting the Climate Crisis

Written by: Kimberly White When one thinks of solutions to climate change, immediate thoughts may be expanding renewable energy use, reducing deforestation,...

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

Courtesy of Written by: Alessandro R Demaio, Jessica Fanzo, and Mario Herrero
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