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Written by: Simon Read An ambulance speeds through the streets, but it doesn’t have blue lights or any kind of siren. And instead of medical equipment, it is stocked with gardening tools, fertilizers and ladders. That’s because this converted electric rickshaw...
Written by: Giulia Wegner and Kris Murray The world is at greater risk of infectious diseases that originate in wildlife because people are encroaching on tropical areas of wilderness to feed livestock and hunt wild animals. Tropical deforestation and over-hunting are...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations General Assembly has recognized the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a universal human right in a historic vote.  The landmark resolution passed with overwhelming support by the UN General Assembly...
Written by: Dina Dechmann and Mariëlle van Toor Straw-coloured fruit bats exist throughout most of the African continent. This large fruit bat is one of, if not the most numerous fruit-eating animal (called frugivores) in Africa. They live in colonies of...
Written by: Kimberly White  Canada is taking a step forward in the battle against plastic pollution. The Canadian government will ban the manufacturing, import, and sale of harmful single-use plastics, with some regulations coming into effect later this year.  Canadian Prime...
Written by: Liz Kimbrough A California court has ruled that state legislation on endangered species can apply to invertebrates. The decision this week by the Third District Court of Appeal means insects, including four endangered native Californian bumblebee species and the monarch...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Pacific island of Niue may be small, covering only 261 square kilometers, but it is making waves in the world of ocean conservation. The Government of Niue announced a bold new strategy to protect its...
Written by: Juan Mayorga In Tepejillo, on one of the many hills in the southern Mexican municipality of San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, extreme erosion has transformed the earth into bare rock, making it difficult to imagine that the area used...
Written by: Stella Muzin Healing Coral doesn't want to save the planet, they want to heal with it. This initiative, officially launched in April of 2022, is not just talking about what they plan to do but actually taking action. By...
Written by: Shaheen Hosany, Hongwei He, and Sameer Hosany The UN climate change panel IPCC has warned that 2030 is our deadline for halving global carbon emissions to prevent climate catastrophe. Such a stark threat has seen a surge in youth climate activism across the planet....
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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...