Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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...
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 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...
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: Karen Filbee-Dexter Did you know that there are forests in the Arctic? Lush underwater forests of large brown seaweeds (kelps) are particularly striking in...
Written by: Matthew Harris If you have turned on a TV or read the news during the past few months, you have probably heard of the widespread fires that...
Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash...
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  Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is costing the world approximately $2.9 trillion each year, according to new research. Greenpeace Southeast Asia and the Centre for Research on Energy and...

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