Monday, September 23, 2019

Costa Rica Named UN Champion of the Earth, Launches Global Coalition to Protect Nature

Written by: Kimberly White  Costa Rica has been awarded the 2019 UN Champion of the Earth award. The Central...

Germany and Slovakia Commit to Phase Out Coal, Join Global Alliance

Written by: Kimberly White  Germany and Slovakia have committed to phasing out coal. The two European nations are the...

World is ‘Ignoring Natural Climate Solutions’, says Greta Thunberg

Written by: Kimberly White  The world is ignoring one of its most powerful climate mitigation tools: nature. A new...

Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate

Written by: Marion Hourdequin Even if you’ve never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old...

Canadian Climate Scientist Named UN Champion of the Earth

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named one of this year's winners of the...

Climate breakdown is pushing Brazil’s iconic Araucaria tree to extinction – new research

Written by: Oliver Wilson For hundreds of thousands of years, the distinctive candelabra shapes...

Alaska Airlines Launches New Initiative to Curb Plastic Waste

Written by: Kimberly White  Alaska Airlines has taken another step in its sustainability journey. The airline announced its new...

Glasgow to Host 2020 UN Climate Summit

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Kingdom is set to host the 2020 UN Climate Change Conference. The UK...

MorningStar Farms Announces Launch of Plant-Based Meat Line

Written by: Kimberly White Kellogg-owned MorningStar Farms is expanding its plant-based portfolio. MorningStar Farms announced the launch of its...

European Union Partners with the Smurfs in Global Beach Cleanup Campaign

Written by: Kimberly White  The European Union has teamed up with the Smurfs in an effort to encourage people...

Ethiopia’s future is tied to water – a vital yet threatened resource in a...

Written by: Meron Teferi Taye and Ellen Dyer In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in...

Spiders are threatened by climate change – and even the biggest arachnophobes should be...

Written by: Sergio Henriques Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? A recent scientific study suggests...

United Kingdom Doubles Contribution to Green Climate Fund

Written by: Kimberly White  The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has pledged to double the UK’s contribution to...

How doctors convinced the world the planet was worth fighting for

Written by: James Dunk Last week, one of the world’s leading medical journals declared...

7 Indigenous technologies changing landscapes

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Indigenous ways of managing landscapes have often...

Canada Invests $175 Million in Nature Conservation Projects

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada is investing $175 million in projects that protect nature. The Minister...

Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth by a Third, Says World Bank

Written by: Kimberly White The World Bank has released a new report highlighting the impacts poor water quality has...

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Releases New Film Urging Climate Action

Written by: Kimberly White The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has released a new film showcasing the urgency...

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...
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