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Protecting the Central Arctic Ocean: Why the Arctic Needs to Be Considered a Global...

Interview with Inge Relph, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Global Choices https://youtu.be/PtBLdNTXe7k Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello, and welcome back to Common Home Conversations. Today...

How Children are Helping to Make Their Families More Eco-friendly – New Research

Written by: Shaheen Hosany, Hongwei He, and Sameer Hosany The UN climate change panel IPCC has warned that 2030 is our deadline for halving global carbon emissions to prevent...

Vertical Farming – Is This the Future of Agriculture?

Written by: Victoria Masterson Shipping containers, underground tunnels and abandoned mine shafts are not obvious venues for growing food. Yet many such spaces are being...

U.S. Administration Cancels Offshore Oil Leases in Alaska and Gulf Coast

Written by: Kimberly White  The U.S. Administration has nixed three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of...

Heavy Industry Town in B.C. Embraces 100% Renewable Energy Transition

Written by: The Energy Mix A heavy industry town in British Columbia with an ingrained suspicion of government has decided to say yes to a...

How We Discovered That Sea Turtles in Seychelles Have Recovered from the Brink

Written by: April Burt, Adam Pritchard, and Cheryl Sanchez It’s not always easy to assess whether animal conservation measures have worked. But we’ve discovered that...

Indigenous Farmers Bring Back Crops Adapted to Hot, Dry Conditions

Written by: YCC Team As the climate warms and the threat of water scarcity grows, a Native-governed nonprofit in Arizona is working to bring back...

3 Ways Colombians Are Making an Income While Restoring the Amazon Rainforest

Written by: Victoria Masterson The bioeconomy is becoming big business in Colombia. By protecting and restoring the Amazon rainforest – and cultivating some of its 80,000...

Smokey Bear: Preventing Wildfires Since 1944

Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished in honor of Wildfire Awareness Month. The...

Reptiles: Why One In Five Species Face Extinction

Written by: Louise Gentle Reptiles are cold-blooded and scaly animals, the majority of which are predators. They include some of the most deadly and venomous creatures on...

Our Common Future: The Pathway to Stockholm+50

Interview with Daniel Perell, Representative to the United Nations for the Baha'i International Community https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SNtzdBtQNU Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello, and welcome back to Common...

Nature in the Race to Zero: Nature’s Role in Combatting the Climate Crisis

Climate change is no longer a threat looming in the distance for future generations. It is happening now, affecting all of us. Each year,...

Demand for Ecocide Law Receives Cross-Party Support in Iceland

Written by: Kimberly White  A parliamentary resolution to recognize ecocide as an international crime has garnered cross-party support in Iceland.  Twelve Members of Parliament from four...

Agroecology: From Traditional Practice to Top Climate Solution

Written by: Anna Lappé The satellite imagery is staggering: an Antarctic ice shelf roughly the size of New York City collapsing into the ocean. Its demise, captured...

To Make Our Wardrobes Sustainable, We Must Cut How Many New Clothes We Buy...

Written by: Samantha Sharpe, Monique Retamal, and Taylor Brydges If things don’t change fast, the fashion industry could use a quarter of the world’s remaining global carbon...

UN Human Rights Council Appoints First Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has appointed climate law and policy expert Dr. Ian Fry as the world's first...

These are the Countries Best Prepared for a Green Future

Written by: Victoria Masterson Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands are the countries most prepared for a low-carbon future, according to a new report. Other countries making...

Two Native Tribes are Helping Create an Electric Vehicle ‘Pipeline’

Written by: YCC Team Members of the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North and South Dakota have long...

5 Reasons to Love (and Protect) Freshwater Mussels

Written by: Tara Lohan In September the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the federal list of endangered species — not because they’d...

Indigenous Peoples Across the Globe are Uniquely Equipped to Deal with the Climate Crisis...

Written by: Janine Mohamed, Pat Anderson, and Veronica Matthews The urgency of tackling climate change is even greater for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,...

This Aeroponics Farm Could Be the Future of Food in Jordan

Written by: Douglas Broom The United Nations projects the world’s population will grow by over 3 billion to peak at almost 11 billion by 2100. Meanwhile, already...

International Women’s Month Spotlight: Kimberlee Centera

International Women’s Month Q&A series Please tell us a little about yourself and your work with TerraPro Solutions.  As one of the only female CEOs of...

Pathway to Hope: The Stockholm+50 Declaration

Interview with Fergus Watt, Coordinator for the Coalition for the UN We Need https://youtu.be/HZLaBMc0DSE Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations....

Turn the Tide on Nature Loss: Negotiators Must Adopt Nature Positive Goal Ahead of...

Written by: Kimberly White  The world’s leading environmental NGOs have called for the adoption of a global goal to halt and reverse nature loss by...

International Women’s Month Spotlight: Glenda Monge Alvarado 

International Women’s Month Q&A series Please tell us a little about yourself and your work. I have always believed that regardless of the profession you have,...

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