Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Brooke Bauman In 2015, Texas A&M graduate student Christine Figgener recorded a video of her colleagues removing a straw lodged in a turtle’s nostril. The video...
Written by: Charlie Gardner, Jake Bicknell, Matthew Struebig, and Zoe Davies It’s tempting to think that our forests would be fine if we could simply stop trees being felled or...
Written by: Kimberly White The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, has announced a new video competition to shed light on the climate crisis. Dr. Al Zeyoudi...
Written by: Jim Daley Fires raging across the Amazon in recent weeks have gripped the world’s attention and renewed concerns over deforestation in this iconic ecosystem. The widespread use of fire to deliberately clear...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Gabrielle Lipton In the vernacular of climate change, the term “climate justice” is nowadays rolling off tongues much in the manner of “mitigation,” say, or...
Written by: Kimberly White  Pittsburgh has become the second U.S. city to adopt the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mayor William Peduto announced the City’s commitment to formally adopt the goals on October...
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: Kimberly White  Global Wildlife Conservation and the Wildlife Conservation Society are working to save Mesoamerica’s five largest forests. The wildlife groups teamed up with four Central American countries, the Central American Commission...
Written by: Rebecca Willis If targets were enough to beat the climate crisis, we would have cause for celebration. The UK, Norway, Sweden and France have written a target...
Written by: Kimberly White  Germany and Slovakia have committed to phasing out coal. The two European nations are the newest members of the Powering Past Coal Alliance.  The Powering Past Coal...

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