Saturday, August 17, 2019
Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine landscape hasn’t been spared by the global plastic waste crisis, a study finds.
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out to plant 200 million trees, the nation exceeded the goal by more than 153 million. 
Written by: Kimberly White  Panama’s plastic bag ban has gone into effect. Panama became the first Central American country to ban single-use plastic bags in 2018.  As of July 20th, retailers,...
Written by: Melina Kourantidou The world’s fish stocks are in decline and our increasing demand for seafood may be one of the main drivers. But the true extent of...
Written by: Kimberly White  A new study from the University of Newcastle has found that that the average person may be ingesting a credit card’s worth of plastic each week. The study commissioned...
Written by: Olivia Norfolk Since the end of World War II, 97% of the UK’s wildflower meadows have been dug up or destroyed. Many won’t remember a time when the countryside...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Across the northern and southern extremes of our planet, vast swathes of land amounting to around 30 percent of the Earth’s service...
Written by: Mark Maslin and Simon Lewis Restoring the world’s forests on an unprecedented scale is “the best climate change solution available”, according to a new study. The researchers claim...
Written by: Kimberly White New York City has officially begun enforcing its ban on styrofoam after a 6-month warning period. Businesses were given until the end of 2018 to find recyclable or compostable alternatives....
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid has announced an ambitious new plan to strengthen enforcement of 250 marine and coastal areas by 2025. These areas have been designated as protected but lack crucial support, thereby...

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