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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 in 1944 and is the longest-running public service...
Written by: Louise Gentle Reptiles are cold-blooded and scaly animals, the majority of which are predators. They include some of the most deadly and venomous creatures on Earth, including the spitting cobra and saltwater crocodile. Many of these fascinating creatures are feared by humans and...
Climate change is no longer a threat looming in the distance for future generations. It is happening now, affecting all of us. Each year, the dire circumstances brought forth by the climate crisis are more apparent as temperatures rise...
Written by: Kimberly White  A parliamentary resolution to recognize ecocide as an international crime has garnered cross-party support in Iceland.  Twelve Members of Parliament from four parties- the Pirate Party, Reform Party, Social Democratic Alliance, and the Left-Green Movement- submitted a...
Written by: Samantha Sharpe, Monique Retamal, and Taylor Brydges If things don’t change fast, the fashion industry could use a quarter of the world’s remaining global carbon budget to keep warming under 2℃ by 2050, and use 35 percent more land to...
Written by: Tara Lohan In September the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the federal list of endangered species — not because they’d rebounded, sadly, but because they are believed to be extinct. News reports about the announcement highlighted...
Interview with Fergus Watt, Coordinator for the Coalition for the UN We Need https://youtu.be/HZLaBMc0DSE Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Fergus Watt, Coordinator for the Coalition for the UN We Need....
Written by: Kimberly White  The world’s leading environmental NGOs have called for the adoption of a global goal to halt and reverse nature loss by 2030.  Governments will convene in late April for the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China,...
Written by: Neha Pathak, MD Here’s a prescription for improving the health of U.S. residents – and at the same time, helping to protect the climate. It’s called lifestyle medicine. As a physician practicing in this growing field, I help my patients...
Written by: Tim Radford This story includes details on the impacts of climate change that may be difficult for some readers. If you are feeling overwhelmed by this crisis situation here is a list of resources on how to cope with fears...
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