Saturday, August 17, 2019

Feeding the world: archaeology can help us learn from history to build a sustainable...

Written by: Kelly Reed What we eat can harm not only our health, but...

UN Development Programme Teams Up with Samsung for New Global Goals App

Written by: Kimberly White  Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have teamed up to launch a new...

Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast

Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine...

Climate Change Threatens Global Food Security, Says New UN Report

Written by: Kimberly White The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a summary of the Special Report on...

Mass starvation of reindeer linked to climate change and habitat loss

Written by: Ilona Kater Reindeer are incredibly hardy creatures – they survived the last...

Kenya Launches Awareness Campaign to Stop Illegal Ivory Trade

The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, has officially launched the “Ivory Trade is a Rip-off” campaign. The campaign is a reaffirmation...

Burger King Rolls Out Impossible Whopper Across U.S.

Written by: Kimberly White  Impossible Food fans in the United States will soon be able to go to any...

Ethiopia Breaks World Record, Plants More than 350 Million Trees in 12 Hours

Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out...

Panama Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags

Written by: Kimberly White  Panama’s plastic bag ban has gone into effect. Panama became the first Central American country...

Finalists Announced for Con X Tech Prize

Written by: Sue Palminteri/Mongabay The Con X Tech Prize just announced its second round will be funding 20 finalists...

Dunkin’ Partners with Beyond Meat, Launches New Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich

Written by: Kimberly White  Dunkin' is going beyond their traditional breakfast options. The fast-food giant has teamed up with...

Artificial intelligence makes fishing more sustainable by tracking illegal activity

Written by: Melina Kourantidou The world’s fish stocks are in decline and our increasing...

28 Companies Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Ambition

Written by: Kimberly White Twenty-eight companies have stepped up and raised the bar on corporate climate action. The companies...

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Veloz Launch Kicking Gas Campaign

Written by: Kimberly White  Former California Governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has teamed up with nonprofit Veloz to...

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...
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