Sunday, October 25, 2020

Jellies Transfer a Significant Amount of Carbon to the Deep Ocean

Written by: Rachel Fritts New research suggests jellies play a more valuable role in food webs and carbon storage...

Podcast: Karl Burkart, Co-Founder and Managing Director of One Earth

https://youtu.be/o-LY7VzFMGc Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI

Samoa Pledges to Preserve 30% of its Ocean in Historic New Strategy

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Samoa has launched an ambitious new strategy to protect and preserve its...

Feeding the World Vertically

Written by: Geoffrey Holland ‘The challenge of feeding humanity is vast, maybe greater...

Why the Future of Food Must be Blue as Well as Green

Written by: Beatrice Crona and Jim Leape Fish are food. We know that. And yet, in discussions about the...

Podcast: Paulo Magalhães, Founder and President of the Common Home of Humanity

https://youtu.be/UkZvgdRVLKQ Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined...

Nitrogen Fertilizers are Jeopardizing Climate Goals, New Study Finds

Written by: Cornell Alliance for Science The expanding use of nitrogen fertilizers in agriculture is pushing nitrous oxide emissions...

Respect for Indigenous Land Rights Key in Fight Against Climate Change

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Monica Evans Although research demonstrates the benefits – for people...

Prince William Launches £50 Million Prize to Find Innovative Solutions to the World’s Greatest...

Written by: Kimberly White  Prince William has launched a new initiative to solve the world’s most significant environmental problems....

Podcast: Izabella Teixeira, Co-Chair UNEP International Resource Panel

https://youtu.be/3A5Zu4WYjC0 Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined by Dr. Izabella Teixeira,...

How Germany and Costa Rica are Putting Nature at the Heart of their Recoveries

Written by: Natasha Ferrari and Klara Nilsson Decisions made by governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will determine...

Endangered Tasmanian Devils Return to Australian Mainland for First Time in 3,000 Years

Written by: Kimberly White  Tasmanian devils have returned to mainland Australia.  In an effort to rewild...

These 12 Major Cities Have Committed to Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Written by: Kimberly White Mayors from around the globe have pledged to shift away from fossil fuels in an...

Podcast: María Espinosa, President of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

https://youtu.be/uOzY9333v88 Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined...

Oxfam: The World’s Poor Suffer Disproportionately from Carbon Emissions Generated by the Rich

Written by: Joseph Opoku Gakpo The world’s poor and marginalized people are suffering the most from climate change impacts,...

Lentils Can Feed the World- and Save Wildlife Too

Written by: Tim Radford US scientists have worked out how to feed nine billion people and save wildlife from extinction,...

3 Innovations Leading the Fight to Save Our Forests

Written by: Gianluca Gygax and Lluvy Liu Forests are critical to the health of the planet. They sequester carbon,...

World’s Largest Carbon Emitter Calls for Green Recovery, Commits to Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Kimberly White  China has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. In a shocking move, President Xi...

Podcast: Will Steffen, Earth System Scientist

https://youtu.be/ZnGnyOkIsIM Kimberly WhiteHello and Welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined by renowned climate change...

Africa’s Great Green Wall is Officially 4% – and Unofficially 18% – Complete

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra Now in its second decade, the ambitious African Union–led...

Mexico Issues Historic Sustainable Development Goals Bond Valued at $890 Million

Written by: Kimberly White Mexico has taken a big step towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), standing...

Run Wild: UN Environment and adidas Runtastic Challenge Runners to Outrun Endangered Species in...

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and adidas Runtastic have unveiled a new challenge to...

COVID-19: The Cities Leading a Greener and Fairer Recovery

Written by: Giuseppe Sala The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense suffering, throwing the global economy into upheaval and...

Google Sets Goal to Become Carbon-Free by 2030

Written by: Kimberly White Google is taking another step in its sustainability journey. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced...

Wildfires and Weather Extremes: It’s Not Coincidence, It’s Climate Change

Written by: Jeff Berardelli Right on the heels of arguably the West Coast's most intense heat wave in modern history comes...
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