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Written by: Kimberly White The government of Wales has announced a new plan to battle plastic pollution. In honor of Global Recycling Day, the Welsh government unveiled its plans to ban single-use plastics in 2021.  Straws, cotton buds, stirrers, balloon sticks,...
Written by: Izabella Teixeira and Janez Potocnik Biodiversity is declining faster than at any other time in history, with successive major reports highlighting the huge scale of nature loss. In fact, 1 million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction,...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon The United Nations has issued a massive global ‘call to action’ to mobilize the political and financial support necessary to restore the world’s deforested and degraded ecosystems over the coming decade to support...
Written by: Patrick Worms The incomes of the Sahel’s smallholders and herders are amongst the world's lowest, and their livelihoods are under increasing threat from rising environmental stresses. But across the region, pockets of regeneration give hope that the whole...
Written by: Barbara Smith and Mark Brown Whether it’s exhaust fumes from cars or smoke from power plants, air pollution is an often invisible threat that is a leading cause of death worldwide. Breathing air laced with heavy metals, nitrogen oxides and...
Written by: Tom Pegram and Julia Kreienkamp As governments around the world roll out COVID-19 vaccine programmes and seek to kickstart their economies back to life, recovery seems to be within reach. However, hard questions must not be sidestepped. How...
Written by: Juan Jose Alava We live in an era — the Anthropocene — where humans and societies are reshaping and changing ecosystems. Pollution, human-made climate change and overfishing have all altered marine life and ocean food webs. Increasing ocean temperatures...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia has set out to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year. The planting is part of the country's larger reforestation initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.  Launched in 2019, the Green Legacy initiative aims to...
Written by: Ryan Truscott Four species of critically endangered vulture have returned to a park in southern Malawi from which they disappeared more than 20 years ago, and their comeback is credited to the reintroduction of cheetahs, lions and the...
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...
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EU Agrees Groundbreaking New Law to Halt Deforestation in World First

Written by: Kimberly White  Products linked to deforestation will soon be prohibited in marketplaces across the European Union. EU decision-makers have concluded negotiations for a...

Wolves and Brown Bear Numbers Are Up in Europe, a New Report Shows

Written by: Stephen Hall Predators such as wolves and brown bears were once a common sight in Europe and could be found roaming in every...

Carbon-Busting Hemp Could Help Transform Scottish Agriculture to Zero Emissions

Written by: Wisdom Dogbe and Cesar Revoredo-Giha Hemp is one of the oldest traded plants in the world, and cultivation in Scotland started as far back...