Wednesday, January 27, 2021

New Mangrove Forest Mapping Tool Puts Conservation in Reach of Coastal Communities

Written by: Trevor Gareth Jones Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants found in intertidal areas throughout...

Structuring Climate Finance to Benefit Women and Alleviate Poverty

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Tackling climate change requires large-scale financial investments...

President Biden Recommits United States to Paris Agreement

Written by: Kimberly White  The United States of America is returning to the Paris Agreement.  Hours...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

https://youtu.be/KvDYYVoloxk Today's episode of The Planetary Podcast...

Great Green Wall Initiative Receives More Than $14 Billion Boost to Green the Sahel

Written by: Kimberly White  Africa's Great Green Wall Initiative has received a significant funding boost.  During...

Global North Is Responsible for 92% of Excess Emissions

Written by: Rishika Pardikar The United States is responsible for 40 percent of the climate breakdown the world is...

They’re Everywhere: New Study Finds Polyester Fibres Throughout the Arctic Ocean

Written by: Peter S. Ross The Arctic has long proven to be a barometer...

More Than 50 Countries Pledge to Protect 30% of the World’s Land and Ocean...

Written by: Kimberly White Governments from around the globe have come together to champion a global deal for nature...

This 100% Natural Material is Being Used to Mop Up Ocean Pollution

Written by: Alex Thornton What happens to hair after it’s been trimmed? Usually, the piles of clippings are...

Redefining Global Commons in the Anthropocene

Written by: Paulo Magalhães, Ana Barreira, Diana Chácon, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Earl James, Magnus Jiborn, Sara Moreno Pires, Richard Ponzio, Izabella...

This Initiative is Paying Farmers and Ranchers to Combat Amazon Deforestation

Written by: Sibélia Zanon Establishing economic value for the service of preserving native vegetation and creating a new source...

Veganuary: Asda Launches Vegan Butcher Counter

UK supermarket giant Asda is testing out a new plant-based concept to coincide with Veganuary. The retailer has teamed up with vegan...

Coffee: Here’s the Carbon Cost of Your Daily Cup – and How to Make...

Written by: Mark Maslin and Carmen Nab For many of us, coffee is essential....

Chile’s Waste Bus Changes Throw-Away Societies

Written by: Alex Kirby If the climate crisis keeps you awake at night, the impact of what we casually...

Veganuary: Jane Goodall and Sir Paul McCartney Urge People to Try Vegan This Month...

Written by: Kimberly White  International superstars, politicians, NGOs, and businesses have come together in a global campaign calling on...

The Start-up That Believes Seaweed Can Change the World

Written by: Karen Scofield Seal Demand for plant-based food and nutrition is growing. According to recent retail sales data, grocery...

Egypt’s Farmers Face Climate Impacts with New Agricultural Methods

Written by: Rahma Diaa After Egyptian farmer Muhammad El-Desouki lost more than half of his tomato crop to a long heatwave,...

Climate Change is Resulting in Profound, Immediate and Worsening Health Impacts, Over 120 Researchers...

Written by: Celia McMichael, Ilan Kelman, Shouro Dasgupta, and Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson Climate change is...

Podcast: Catch Up on This Year’s Episodes

Common Home Conversations Beyond UN75 will return on January 13th. Until then, be sure to catch up on this year's episodes!

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Forces with the European Commission and Global Wildlife Conservation for Biodiversity...

Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with the European Commission and Global Wildlife Conservation to protect...

High School Students Create Recyclable, Eco-Friendly Hydroponics Garden – and You Can Too!

Written by: Jasmine Wu Why should you care about hydroponics? If you’re looking for a...

Crowdfunding for Conservation on a Deserted Tourist Island

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Ming Chun Tang In pre-COVID times, some half a million...

This Company Pays You Back for Planting Trees

Written by: Victoria Masterson A company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, hopes to turn 500,000 people and 10,000 businesses into...

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