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Written by: Kieran Cooke Driving an electric-powered vehicle (EV) rather than one reliant on fossil fuels is a key way to tackle climate change and improve air quality − but it does leave the old batteries behind as a nasty...
Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle the climate crisis through the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund.  “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. I want...
Written by: Greg McDermid, Joule A Bergerson, and Sheri Madigan Hidden among all of the troubling environmental headlines from 2019 — and let’s face it, there were plenty — was one encouraging sign: the world is waking up to the reality of climate...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK government is phasing out petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars by 2035. The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned as of 2035. After the ban comes into effect, only...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer As they move through the rainforest munching plants and shouldering aside small trees, Africa’s forest elephant might come across as an animal bent on mayhem. In fact, says Fabio Berzaghi, an ecologist...
Written by: Ian Boyd Around 20% of the UK’s farms account for 80% of the country’s total food production, and they do this on about half of all the farmed land there is. At least 80% of farms in the...
Written by: Sean Fleming The challenges facing the world are overwhelming, from the climate crisis to stubborn rates of poverty, inequality and ill health. But what if we could tap into the network effect to unite the world's brightest problem-solvers with...
Written by: Kimberly White  Microsoft has announced an ambitious new goal to reduce and remove its carbon footprint. The tech giant has pledged to remove more carbon emissions than it creates and become carbon negative by 2030. Microsoft aims to...
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, often by settlers involved in natural resource extraction or agriculture, have fractured historic tenure...
Written by: Ethan D. Coffel and Justin S. Mankin The Nile – the world’s longest river – runs through 11 countries in Africa and has a basin that covers about 3 million sq kms, nearly 10% of the continent’s landmass. About 250 million people are reliant...
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