Thursday, July 9, 2020

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...

City Compost Programs Turn Garbage Into ‘Black Gold’ That Boosts Food Security and Social...

Written by: Kristen DeAngelis, Gwynne Mhuireach, and Sue Ishaq Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic...

Arctic Records Its Highest Temperature Ever

Written by: Jeff Berardelli Alarming heat scorched Siberia on Saturday as the small town of Verkhoyansk (67.5°N latitude) reached...

Amazon Announces New $2 Billion Fund to Invest in Sustainable Technologies

Written by: Kimberly White  Amazon has launched its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund. Through the fund, Amazon aims to...

This Underwater Sculpture is Helping to Restore Coral Reefs in Thailand

Written by: David Elliott Dive beneath the brilliant blue waters surrounding Thailand’s Koh Tao island and you might come...

Arsenal Footballer Pledges to Plant 3,000 Trees for Every Premier League Victory

Written by: Kimberly White Victory has a new meaning for Arsenal footballer, Héctor Bellerín. The football star has teamed...

226 South Korean Local Governments Declare Climate Emergency

Written by: Kimberly White  Local governments in South Korea have declared a climate emergency. Representing 98 percent of South...

New Jersey Becomes First U.S. State to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White  New Jersey schools will now be required to teach students about climate change. 

How a Global Ocean Treaty Could Protect Biodiversity in the High Seas

Written by: Jennifer Silver, Leslie Acton, Lisa Campbell, and Noella Gray Oceans cover 70...

This Electric Plane has Flown Successfully for 30 Minutes – Is This the Future...

Written by: David Elliott The world’s largest all-electric plane has completed its maiden voyage, flying for 30 minutes in the skies...

Drone Captures Thousands of Sea Turtles Flocking to Great Barrier Reef

Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts From high above, the blue sea looks like it’s speckled with tiny white dots....

Ethiopia to Plant 5 Billion Tree Seedlings in 2020

Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia has set out to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year. The planting is...

New Institutional Arrangements in Climate Mitigation Programs Show Promise in Peruvian Amazon

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Indigenous federations and the Peruvian government are confronting obstacles...

Race to Zero: Global Campaign Calls for Resilient, Zero Carbon Recovery

Written by: Kimberly White Companies, cities, investors, and civil society have joined together in pursuit of a resilient, zero...

New International Alliance Aims to End Wildlife Crime

Written by: Kimberly White A new alliance has formed to take on the illegal wildlife trade.

Colorado College Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Jan Ellen Spiegel This year, Colorado College met a goal it set in 2009 to become carbon...

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...
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