Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White  Companies, government agencies, and NGOs across the United States have come together in a new initiative to combat plastic pollution- the U.S.Plastics Pact.   Led by The Recycling...
Written by: Johnny Wood The natural beauty of undersea corals seems far removed from the factory-like world of automated mass production. But an enterprising reef scientist is combining the two in an effort to...
Written by: Kimberly White  China has announced a new plan to tackle plastic pollution. On January 19th, the National Development and Reform Commission unveiled the plan to begin rapidly phasing out single-use plastics. 
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: Ole Pedersen Polluting the environment is a crime which can have countless victims – of numerous species and future generations. Whether it’s an oil spill in the...
Written by: Jörg Wiedenmann and Cecilia D'Angelo Ocean heatwaves cause vast coral bleaching events almost every year due to climate change, threatening reefs around the world. The high water...
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...
Written by: Kimberly White  The European Union has teamed up with the Smurfs in an effort to encourage people to take action and protect the world’s oceans. The Smurfs will be joining the EU...
Written by: Victoria Masterson Wetlands, forests, national parks and wildlife reserves in 16 countries are part of a campaign that is raising standards for nature conservation. The sites are members of...
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...

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