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Written by: Teresa Hartmann Nature-based solutions (NbS) refers to the protection and management of natural and modified ecosystems such as forests, agricultural land, peatlands, mangroves and oceans, while addressing societal and economic challenges effectively. NbS and other ecosystem-based approaches have manifested...
Written by: Oliver Withers When asked about illegal activity around the world, areas that most people would consider would include drugs, human trafficking and arms. What may not immediately spring to mind is the illegal trade in wildlife and...
Written by: Kimberly White  It is no secret that fossil fuel companies have spent millions of dollars in greenwashed advertisements touting their sustainability efforts and green credentials. The fossil fuel industry has used deceptive marketing campaigns for years to reassure...
Written by: The Energy Mix The coal, oil, and gas industries received US$5.9 trillion in worldwide subsidies in 2020—a mind-bending $11.2 million per minute, every minute of every hour of every day in the year—the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed...
Written by: Johnny Wood Unsustainable economic growth has had devastating consequences for ecosystems that are under threat from climate change, species extinction and water insecurity. And now it's time for a rethink of our relationship with nature. Approximately $133 billion is...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer Even though Indigenous communities protect some of the most critically important forest ecosystems, conserving a wealth of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity and carbon storage, they remain woefully shortchanged with aid money for climate...
Written by: Kimberly White  Royal Dutch Shell is being held accountable for its role in perpetuating the climate crisis.  A Dutch court ruled that Royal Dutch Shell must reduce its carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030. The decision by the...
Written by: Kimberly White  TikTok has joined the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking. In an effort to protect some of the world’s most endangered species, TikTok has teamed up with the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online, a growing alliance of...
Written by: Kimberly White  In a world-first, this hospital has gone 100 percent vegan. Located in Beirut, Lebanon, Hayek Hospital has pledged to serve an exclusively plant-based menu to its patients.   Hayek Hospital took to social media to announce that it...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK has launched a new multi-million pound fund to aid in the protection of rainforests in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  The UK Government unveiled the Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme as part of its £11.6...
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