Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Written by: Kimberly White  Renowned media organization, TED, has announced a new global collaboration to spur climate action. During the first week of COP25, TED unveiled Countdown.  Named for the necessary...
Written by: Kimberly White The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced a call for proposals for climate change adaptation projects. Through the WCS Climate Adaptation Fund, WCS invites non-profit conservation organizations that are implementing...
Written by: Annah Piggott-McKellar, Karen Elizabeth McNamara, and Patrick D. Nunn The original Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is abandoned. Houses, now dilapidated, remain overgrown with vegetation. Remnants of an...
Written by: Kimberly White New Zealand lawmakers have passed landmark legislation committing to carbon neutrality. The Zero Carbon Act received substantial cross-party support and was passed nearly unanimously with 119 votes to 1. 
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Grace Susetyo More than 11,000 scientists worldwide signed a paper published by the journal BioScience on Tuesday, raising the alarm that the planet is facing a climate...
Written by: Jayur Mehta and Tara Skipton Native North Americans first arrived in Florida approximately 14,550 years ago. Evidence for these stone-tool-wielding, megafauna-hunting peoples can be found at the bottom...
Written by: Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. The 16-year-old has become the...
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Indigenous Peoples have had a track record of managing landscapes sustainably for millennia. However, incursions into their territories,...
Written by: Kimberly White Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. The U.S. Climate Alliance was formed in 2017 in response to the announcement...
Courtesy of UN News Centre Header image: UN Photo/Cia Pak: To mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a 10-minute film introducing the Sustainable Development Goals is projected onto the UN Headquarters,...

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