Friday, August 7, 2020

New AI Technology for Chimps Could Help Bust Wildlife Traffickers

Written by: Colin Sytsma The global spread of social media has created unparalleled opportunities for wildlife traffickers to advertise...

BP Pledges to Cut Oil and Gas Production 40% by 2030, Invest Billions in...

Written by: Kimberly White BP has announced it will cut oil and gas production 40 percent over the next...

GM to Unveil Electric Hummer Later This Year

Written by: Kimberly White General Motors is reviving the Hummer- only this time, it’s electric. The...

How are Farmers Responding to COVID-19?

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Pavel Devyatkin Forest and farm producer organizations, known as FFPOs,...

In a World First, Australian University Builds Own Solar Farm to Offset 100% of...

Written by: Jake Whitehead, Andrew Wilson, Peta Ashworth, Saphira Rekker, and Tapan K Saha

Tiger Populations Increase Across Six Countries, Offering New Hope for Iconic Species

Written by: Kimberly White  For the first time in four years, new tigers have been documented in a region...

Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver Wants His State to Embrace Energy Efficiency

Written by: Sarah Kennedy While governor of Iowa, Chet Culver pushed his state to become a leader in wind...

These Andean Communities are Helping Restore the World’s Highest Forests

Written by: Harry Kretchmer On the misty slopes of the High Andes, villagers are at work planting trees.

Vietnam Bans Wildlife Trade to Reduce Risk of Future Pandemics

Written by: Kimberly White  Vietnam has taken an important step forward in preventing future pandemics. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen...

Increasing Protected Areas Could Yield $250 Billion in Economic Output

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Julie Mollins Demarcating 30 percent of the planet’s...

Apple Commits to 100% Carbon Neutrality By 2030

Written by: Kimberly White  Apple is stepping up its climate commitments. The tech giant has pledged to achieve total...

Prioritizing Nature Could Be $10 Trillion Opportunity, Create 395 Million Jobs

Written by: Kimberly White  A new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found that prioritizing nature isn’t...

People are Planting Tiny Urban Forests to Boost Biodiversity and Fight Climate Change

Written by: Alex Thornton How much space do you think you need to grow a forest?

This Startup is Using 3D Printing Technology to Create Plant-Based Steaks

Written by: Kimberly White  An Israel-based startup is shaking up the plant-based protein industry. Redefine Meat has unveiled a...

New York City Paints Rooftops White to Help Residents Stay Cool

Written by: Stephanie Manuzak On hot days in New York City, residents swelter when they’re outside and in their...

Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Will Anderson and Aaron Minnick Everyone is talking about trees....

Canada Joins Global Ocean Alliance

Written by: Kimberly White   Canada has joined a global call for ocean protection. The Government of Canada has...

Farmers in Honduras and Costa Rica Learn Alternative to Slashing and Burning Rainforests

Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are...

This Chinese Megacity is Building a Massive Car-Free District

Written by: Sean Fleming The breakneck speed of China’s economic and urban growth has gone hand in hand with...

Two Australian Cities Go 100% Renewable

Written by: Kimberly White  Two Australian cities are now powered using 100 percent renewable energy. The City of Sydney...

Photo Competition Brings Mangroves Into Sharper Focus

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Leo Thom Four renowned conservation and National Geographic photographers –...

Germany Announces New Ban on Single-Use Plastic Products

Written by: Kimberly White Germany is taking a step forward in the battle against plastic pollution. The German Cabinet...

Italian Divers Just Rescued a Whale Caught in ‘Ghost’ Fishing Nets

Written by: Charlotte Edmond Just because a net is no longer being used doesn’t mean it can’t continue...

Clean Ships Needed Now to Cut Polluting Emissions

Written by: Kieran Cooke The shipping industry is in urgent need of a makeover: while limited attempts are being...

Unilever Launches €1 Billion Climate and Nature Fund

Written by: Kimberly White Consumer goods giant Unilever has announced a new €1 billion initiative to tackle the climate...
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