Monday, July 22, 2019

New research suggests climate change could enable mosquitoes to evolve more rapidly

Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Kristen Pope Think of the world’s deadliest animal, and...

Elephant and Rhino Populations Rebounding Following Poaching Crackdown in Tanzania

Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino and elephant populations are on the rise in Tanzania. The population rebound is a...

Seafood, Beer, and Plastic? New Study Suggests the Average Person Ingests a Credit Card’s...

Written by: Kimberly White  A new study from the University of Newcastle has found that that the average...

Streets of Rio de Janeiro to be Free from Fossil Fuels by 2030

Written by: Kimberly White Best known for its beaches and annual Carnival, the city of Rio de Janeiro has...

Thousands of Endangered Wildlife Seized in Joint INTERPOL-WCO Operation

Written by: Kimberly White  INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization (WCO) took on wildlife traffickers last month with Operation...

Roadside wildflower meadows are springing up across the UK – and they’re helping wildlife...

Written by: Olivia Norfolk Since the end of World War II, 97% of the UK’s...

Severe Weather Cost Scottish Farmers £161 Million in 2018, Predicted to Worsen with Climate...

Written by: Kimberly White  Severe weather cost Scottish farmers millions last year. According to a report commissioned by WWF...

Governor of Montana Joins US Climate Alliance, Establishes Climate Solutions Council

Written by: Kimberly White  Montana Governor Steve Bullock started off July with two new climate change commitments. On July...

Peatlands on permafrost

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Across the northern and southern extremes of...

Reforest an area the size of the US to help avert climate breakdown

Written by: Mark Maslin and Simon Lewis Restoring the world’s forests on an unprecedented...

New York City Styrofoam Ban Begins

Written by: Kimberly White New York City has officially begun enforcing its ban on styrofoam after a 6-month warning...

WildAid Announces New Plan to Strengthen Marine and Coastal Areas

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid has announced an ambitious new plan to strengthen enforcement of 250 marine and coastal...

Data from Earth’s past holds a warning for our future under climate change

Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Jeffrey T. Kiehl, PhD ‘Those who cannot remember the...

Biodiversity helps coral reefs thrive – and could be part of strategies to save...

Written by: Cody Clements Coral reefs are home to so many species that...

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Raises $21 Million to Combat Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White Pink Floyd guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour has lent his voice and his guitar collection...

Conservation Win for Elephants in Mozambique

Written by: Kimberly White Once plagued with wildlife crime, the Niassa National Reserve has become a safe haven for...

Canada Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White Another country is ramping up its battle with plastic pollution. On June 10th, Canadian...

New Beyond Burger Released in U.S. Stores

Written by: Kimberly White Beyond Meat’s latest creation is hitting grocery stores around the U.S. this month. The...

Indigenous peoples’ work in world’s protected areas is ignored and untapped

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon This topic will be explored at...

A vegan meat revolution is coming to global fast food chains – and it...

Written by: Malte Rödl A few years ago, convincing meat-free “meat” was nothing...

IUCN’s Inger Andersen Starts New Role as Head of UN Environment

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that Inger Andersen has officially begun...

Action is needed to save West Africa’s critically endangered chimpanzees

Written by: Tatyana Humle, Rosa Garriga, and Luna Cuadrado In 2016, the International...

Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments Join UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

Written by: Kimberly White The world’s Grand Slam tennis tournaments are joining together in the battle against the climate...

Why Apple is investing in Colombia’s mangroves

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra This topic will be explored at the Global Landscapes...

Disappearing sea ice is changing the whole ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean

Written by: Graham J. C. Underwood I drafted this while looking north over...
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