Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Common Home Conversations Beyond UN75 will return on January 13th. Until then, be sure to catch up on this year's episodes! Episodes are available now on Pandora, iHeart, Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and...
Written by: Trevor Gareth Jones Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants found in intertidal areas throughout much of the world’s tropical and subtropical coastlines. Mangrove ecosystems are highly variable, ranging from sparse,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Greenland has suspended all new oil and gas exploration in an effort to combat climate change and focus on sustainable development.  The Greenlandic government, Naalakkersuisut, announced it...
Written by: Tim Radford US scientists have worked out how to feed nine billion people and save wildlife from extinction, both at the same time – thanks to healthy lentils. The answer...
Written by: Myles Allen The four-day G7 summit in Cornwall ended with little cause for celebration from anyone worried about climate change. Most of the pledges that emerged were...
Written by: Kimberly White As COP26 revs up, UN Secretary-General António Guterres had a strong message for world leaders: humanity is digging our own grave.  On the second day of COP26,...
Written by: Joseph Opoku Gakpo The world’s poor and marginalized people are suffering the most from climate change impacts, though they contribute the least to the carbon emissions that are driving global warming, according...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in...
https://youtu.be/E3Qs4MlxDHw Transcript Our planet faces a myriad of catastrophic environmental challenges- climate change, widespread biodiversity loss, overexploitation of...
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...

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