Friday, February 22, 2019
Written by: Kimberly White Last month a search team embarked on a journey to Indonesia to find the “holy grail” of bees. The world’s largest bee, initially discovered by British naturalist Alfred Russel...
Written by: Ahmed Raza, WWF-Pakistan Nature has blessed Pakistan with adequate surface and groundwater resources. However, rapid population growth, urbanization, and the continued industrial development have placed immense stress on the water resources...
Written by: Kimberly White When conjuring up images of the ‘blue forest’ you may visualize some wondrous hued landscape or a bizarre, exotic place from science fiction, but the term blue forest is used to describe our...
Written by: Kimberly White Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released their new study, Reforesting for the climate of tomorrow. Researchers identified key tree and plant species that...
Written by: Matthew Savoca Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has become a global environmental crisis. Many people have seen images that seem to capture it, such as beaches carpeted with plastic trash or...
Courtesy of Written by: Alessandro R Demaio, Jessica Fanzo, and Mario Herrero If we’re serious about feeding the world’s growing population healthy food, and not ruining...
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning single-use plastics. The ban is a welcome step in Bali’s battle...
Written by: Kimberly White In December, Associate Minister for the Environment, Eugenie Sage, confirmed the plastic bag phase out for retailers. From July 1, 2019, retailers will be prohibited from selling or giving...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Nepal announced that the country’s wild tiger population has nearly doubled since 2009. Nepal estimates 235 wild tigers are roaming the country today compared to 198...
Courtesy of Written by: Steve Carver and Lex Comber The world’s remaining wilderness. Dark blue = terrestrial. Light blue = marine. Modified with permission from Protect the last of the...

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“Holy Grail” of Bees Rediscovered After Nearly Four Decades

Written by: Kimberly White Last month a search team embarked on a journey to Indonesia to find the “holy grail” of bees....

IUCN’s Inger Andersen to Head United Nations Environment Programme

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations General Assembly has elected Inger Andersen of Denmark as Executive Director of...

Indonesia Deforestation Decline Prompts Payments from Norway

Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership...