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Written by: Ghislaine Llewellyn In Japan, it is traditionally believed that “the forest calls the fish”. This is a more romantic way of explaining how coastal and riparian forests prevent erosion and keep agricultural run-off from reaching waterways, protecting the...
Written by: Morgan Erickson-Davis Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn’t have a care in the world as it feasted on the fish left stranded in the tidal mangrove pools of the...
Written by: Sally Ho Every year, we create 380 million tonnes of plastic worldwide, and the demand for plastic is still on the rise amid rapid development and population growth. On our current trajectory, by 2050, there will be 12 billion...
Written by: Sean Fleming Londoners worrying about air quality can now breathe a little easier, thanks to news from the city’s mayor. There have been “dramatic improvements in London’s air quality across the capital since 2016,” the office of London...
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins An innovative community-based forest management policy has resolved a long-simmering land-use conflict between migratory yak herders and sedentary residents in a remote area of Bhutan. Where once grazing livestock nibbled vegetation and trampled seedlings,...
Written by: Robert J. Orth, Jonathan Lefcheck, and Karen McGlathery A century ago Virginia’s coastal lagoons were a natural paradise. Fishing boats bobbed on the waves as geese flocked overhead. Beneath the surface, miles of seagrass gently swayed in the...
Written by: Kimberly White  A new film by Greenpeace UK is highlighting the devastating impacts of industrial meat production on the planet.  Narrated by Narcos star Wagner Moura, There's a Monster in my Kitchen tells the story of a young boy...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Samoa has launched an ambitious new strategy to protect and preserve its ocean area.  Samoa’s culture and economy are intertwined with its marine health. Samoa’s land mass accounts for less than three percent of...
Written by: Geoffrey Holland ‘The challenge of feeding humanity is vast, maybe greater even than the challenge of stabilizing the climate, or population, and its importance is far less widely acknowledged by governments, policymakers, and consumers. It is literally...
Written by: Beatrice Crona and Jim Leape Fish are food. We know that. And yet, in discussions about the future of food, that simple fact tends to be forgotten. When world leaders gather for the UN Food System Summit next...
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