Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Farm to Fork: EU to Dedicate €10 Billion Toward Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

Written by: Kimberly White The European Commission has proposed a new plan to catalyze a global transition to sustainable...

Coral Reefs That Glow Bright Neon During Bleaching Offer Hope for Recovery – New...

Written by: Jörg Wiedenmann and Cecilia D'Angelo Ocean heatwaves cause vast coral bleaching events...

GLF Bonn: Food Systems in Focus at a Time of Crisis

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Efforts to combat global hunger and malnutrition are increasing...

Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Raise $2 Million to Support Mountain Gorilla Conservation

Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Emerson Collective, Global Wildlife Conservation, and the European Commission...

BNP Paribas Accelerates Coal Phase Out for OECD Countries

Written by: Kimberly White  BNP Paribas is accelerating its timeline for a complete coal phase-out.  In...

This App is Making it Easier to Report Environmental Crimes

Written by: Malaka Rodrigo Kelanimulla is one of the last remaining wetlands in Sri Lanka’s western district of Colombo, and...

Intact Forests Can Retain High Levels of Carbon in High Temperatures, Study Shows

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Projecting how the planet will react to environmental change...

Google Pledges to No Longer Build Custom AI for Oil and Gas Extraction

Written by: Kimberly White Google has pledged to no longer build custom artificial intelligence (AI) tools for oil and...

These Entrepreneurs are Turning Discarded Fishing Nets into Surfboards and Swimwear

Written by: Ross Chainey “Ghost nets” – fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned in our oceans –...

Global Coalition of Faith Institutions Divests More than £1 Billion from Fossil Fuels

Written by: Kimberly White A global coalition of faith institutions has come together to combat the climate crisis. 

Philippine Village Delivers Nearly 300 Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Sea

Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting...

Houston Commits to 100% Renewable Energy in Step Toward Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Houston has committed to 100 percent renewable energy. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced...

This Pacific Island has Banned Fishing to Allow the Marine Ecosystem to Recover

Written by: Kate Whiting People on the Pacific archipelago of Palau firmly believe in the old saying, "We...

More than 75 Years of Wildfire Prevention: The Story of the Real Smokey Bear

Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished...

A Leading Scientist’s Transition from Climate Science to Solutions

Written by: Dana Nuccitelli Dr. Kim Cobb is an award-winning climate scientist at Georgia Tech and a lead author of the...

Hong Kong Authorities Seize 26 Tonnes of Shark Fins

Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin...

Global Fossil Fuel Demand’s ‘Staggering’ Fall

Written by: Kieran Cooke One of the pillars of industrial society is tottering: global fossil fuel demand is buckling,...

Camera Traps Completed One of the Most Thorough Surveys of African Rainforest Yet

Written by: Mattia Bessone and Barbara Fruth Tropical rainforests are the world’s richest land...

The Entrepreneurs Bringing Us One Step Closer to Solving the World’s Toughest Challenges

Written by: Louisa Montagu-Pollock The world faces an unprecedented set of challenges, from a global pandemic and rampant income...

Morgan Stanley Will No Longer Finance Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in the...

Written by: Kimberly White Morgan Stanley will no longer fund oil and gas exploration and development in the Arctic,...

It’s a Galloping Goodbye to Europe’s Coal

Written by: Kieran Cooke The energy that has powered a continent for several hundred years, driving its industry, fighting...

Local Governance, City Development, and Transportation- Earth Day Week Conference Day 5

https://youtu.be/P-V7wBxnaf8 A global challenge...with local solutions. The fight against climate change is not only fought on the...

Food and Agriculture- Earth Day Week Conference Day 4

https://youtu.be/pDImA1c_-PY Agriculture is part of the problem – and part of the solution. The agricultural sector is...

Global Wildlife Coalition Launches to End Wildlife Trade, Stop Future Pandemics

Written by: Kimberly White A new coalition has launched to put an end to the commercial wildlife trade....

Big Ideas and Education- Earth Day Week Conference Day 3

https://youtu.be/KK2ZtCt4Ylk 50 years ago, the Earth Day movement was born. In 2018 on Earth Day, We Don’t...
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