Saturday, January 22, 2022
Written by: Sally Thompson, Débora Corrêa, John Duncan, and Octavia Crompton Forests directly cool the planet, like natural evaporative air conditioners. So what happens when you cut them down?
Written by: Kimberly White More than 100 nations have pledged to end deforestation by 2030 in a landmark agreement.  During COP26, leaders from around the globe signed the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time.  In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) passed resolution...
https://youtu.be/YOSq9PtejUA Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Jojo...
Written by: David R. Boyd Industrially produced food appears to be cheap but is actually very expensive. Recent estimates of the hidden costs of today’s food systems range from US$12...
Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped....
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada has announced a substantial new investment to support Indigenous-led conservation.  The Canadian government will provide up to $340 million in new funding over...
Written by: Aida Cuní Sanchez, Martin Sullivan, and Phil Platts Tropical forests are well known for being the “lungs” of our planet. Through photosynthesis, the trees in these forests produce oxygen...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra An international panel of 200 scientists has called for a halt to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, saying the biome plays a critical role...
Written by: Kimberly White Indigenous groups in Brazil are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for genocide and ecocide.  The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples from...

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