Sunday, September 20, 2020

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...

These South American Cities Join Global Pledge to Tackle Air Pollution

Written by: Kimberly White Two new cities have joined a global pledge for clean air. The Mayor of Bogotá,...

Protecting Half of the Planet is the Best Way to Fight Climate Change and...

Written by: Greg Asner Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe...

Shaping Up Forest and Landscape Restoration Initiatives

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Julie Mollins Making forest and landscape restoration a reality...

7 Innovative Projects Making Cities More Sustainable

Written by: Andy Dunn With an ever-increasing global population and rising urbanization, creating safe, resilient and sustainable cities is...

Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ Lands Essential to Curb Biodiversity Loss, Says New Study

Written by: Kimberly White A "first-of-its-kind" study from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found...

Restoring Forests Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Written by: Tim Radford There is one straightforward way to reduce greenhouse gases: by taking better care of the...

26 Organizations Pledge to Conserve, Restore, and Grow More than 855 Million Trees

Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the U.S. have joined together in support of nature-based solutions. The World Economic...

This Project is Using AI and Drones to Track and Protect Great White Sharks

Written by: Johnny Wood Despite their menacing big-screen presence, sharks rarely attack humans. Meanwhile, man-made pressures including habitat loss, overfishing...

All Hail the Rise of the Climate-Smart Potato

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon The potential of the potato has only just...

U.S. Plastics Pact: New Initiative Aims to Shift United States Towards a Circular Economy...

Written by: Kimberly White  Companies, government agencies, and NGOs across the United States have come together in a new...

Belize Bans Gill Nets, Expands Marine Reserve

Written by: Elizabeth Alberts Belize, a tiny Central American nation nestled beside the Caribbean Sea, is making giant strides...

How Google Is Fighting Fire with Real-Time Mapping Data

Written by: Sean Fleming You probably can’t outrun a forest fire. They can travel at speeds of up to 22...

Virtual Island Summit: Zero Carbon Conference to Connect Thousands of Islanders from Around the...

Written by: Kimberly White  Islanders from around the globe are coming together for the Virtual Island Summit. From September...

Ghanaian Government Commissions University Dedicated to Sustainable Development and the Environment

Written by: Kimberly White  Ghana is opening a university dedicated to sustainable development and the environment. 

Mexico City Wins One Planet City Challenge, Recognized for Ambitious Climate Action

Written by: Kimberly White  Mexico City has been recognized for its work to combat the climate crisis.

Global Offshore Wind Industry Takes Huge Strides

Written by: Paul Brown Despite Covid-19’s grim effects on many industries, the orders for the global offshore wind industry...

These Marine Researchers Want to Use Robots to Help Grow 1 Million Corals a...

Written by: Johnny Wood The natural beauty of undersea corals seems far removed from the factory-like world of automated...

Hyundai Unveils New Brand of Electric Vehicles

Written by: Kimberly White  Hyundai Motor Company is launching a new brand dedicated to electric vehicles. 

Air Pollution Could Be Making Honey Bees Sick- New Study

Written by: Barbara Smith and Mark Brown Whether it’s exhaust fumes from cars or...

How Carbon-Smart Farming Can Feed Us and Fight Climate Change at the Same Time

Written by: Poornima Parameswaran Farmers are the stewards of our planet’s precious soil, one of the least understood and...
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