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Written by: Kimberly White  Global Wildlife Conservation and the Wildlife Conservation Society are working to save Mesoamerica’s five largest forests. The wildlife groups teamed up with four Central American countries, the Central American Commission for Environment and Development (CCAD), Indigenous...
Written by: Gabriel Cardoso Carrero, Cynthia S. Simmons, and Robert T. Walker Imagine that several state legislators decide that Yellowstone National Park is too big. Also imagine that, working with federal politicians, they change the law to downsize the park...
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 76 years ago in 1944 and is the...
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 a seahorse gripping a cotton swab with its tail. As a scientist researching marine...
Written by: Kimberly White Chile has taken another step forward in their battle against plastic pollution. In April, the Plastics Pact network welcomed its first Latin American Plastics Pact: El Pacto Chileno de los Plásticos. Within the past year, the...
Written by: Richard Lindsay Imagine “carbon emissions”, and what springs to mind? Most people tend to think of power stations belching out clouds of carbon dioxide or queues of vehicles burning up fossil fuels as they crawl, bumper-to-bumper, along congested urban roads....
Written by: Tim Radford There is one straightforward way to reduce greenhouse gases: by taking better care of the world’s natural forests. European and US scientists think they may have settled a complex argument about how to restore a natural forest so that...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Hugh Biggar Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa is helping Ghana see the forest for the trees. His country has experienced drastic deforestation in recent decades due to cocoa production, logging, clearing of trees for agriculture, fuel wood extraction...
Written by: Michael Beck and Pelayo Menéndez Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to cost the U.S. economy more than US$50 billion yearly in damage from winds and flooding. And as these storms travel across the Atlantic, they also ravage many Caribbean...
https://youtu.be/YOSq9PtejUA Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Jojo Mehta, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Stop Ecocide International. Thank you so much for joining us today, Jojo! Jojo MehtaIt's a pleasure. Lovely...
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