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Written by: Shaheen Hosany, Hongwei He, and Sameer Hosany The UN climate change panel IPCC has warned that 2030 is our deadline for halving global carbon emissions to prevent climate catastrophe. Such a stark threat has seen a surge in youth climate activism across the planet....
Written by: Kimberly White  The U.S. Administration has nixed three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska. The three sales would have opened up more than a million acres of ocean...
Written by: April Burt, Adam Pritchard, and Cheryl Sanchez It’s not always easy to assess whether animal conservation measures have worked. But we’ve discovered that green turtles of Seychelles – once almost hunted to extinction – are now thriving again....
Written by: Victoria Masterson The bioeconomy is becoming big business in Colombia. By protecting and restoring the Amazon rainforest – and cultivating some of its 80,000 plant species – communities are replacing work that once relied on deforestation. Here, we detail three...
Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished in honor of Wildfire Awareness Month. The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign was launched in 1944 and is the longest-running public service...
Written by: Louise Gentle Reptiles are cold-blooded and scaly animals, the majority of which are predators. They include some of the most deadly and venomous creatures on Earth, including the spitting cobra and saltwater crocodile. Many of these fascinating creatures are feared by humans and...
Climate change is no longer a threat looming in the distance for future generations. It is happening now, affecting all of us. Each year, the dire circumstances brought forth by the climate crisis are more apparent as temperatures rise...
Written by: Kimberly White  A parliamentary resolution to recognize ecocide as an international crime has garnered cross-party support in Iceland.  Twelve Members of Parliament from four parties- the Pirate Party, Reform Party, Social Democratic Alliance, and the Left-Green Movement- submitted a...
Written by: Samantha Sharpe, Monique Retamal, and Taylor Brydges If things don’t change fast, the fashion industry could use a quarter of the world’s remaining global carbon budget to keep warming under 2℃ by 2050, and use 35 percent more land to...
Written by: Tara Lohan In September the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the federal list of endangered species — not because they’d rebounded, sadly, but because they are believed to be extinct. News reports about the announcement highlighted...
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