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Written by: Dr. Sharon George and Carolyn Roberts Microplastics have been discovered in a remote area of the French Pyrenees mountains. The particles travelled through the atmosphere and were blown into the once pristine region by the wind, according to...
Written by: Kimberly White  The world is ignoring one of its most powerful climate mitigation tools: nature. A new film starring teen climate activist and Fridays for Future founder, Greta Thunberg, hopes to change that.  Nature Now is an independent short...
Written by: Kimberly White A bountiful fusion of rivers, flooded forests, swamps and savannahs, the Congo Basin is abounding with life. A vital refuge for a wide range of tropical plants and animals including African forest elephants, lowland and mountain...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra Recently, one of the world’s largest insurance companies released a report warning that a fifth of countries worldwide are at risk of ecosystem collapse as biodiversity declines.  The report from the Swiss Re Group highlights the need for...
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 The World Bank has released a new report highlighting the impacts poor water quality has on economies and health. Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis shows how a combination of chemicals, sewage, bacteria, and plastics can...
Written by: Karen Filbee-Dexter Did you know that there are forests in the Arctic? Lush underwater forests of large brown seaweeds (kelps) are particularly striking in the Arctic, especially in contrast to the land where ice scour (scraping of sea ice...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Ming Chun Tang In pre-COVID times, some half a million tourists would descend on the tiny Thai island of Koh Tao, one of Southeast Asia’s most pristine diving destinations. But that all changed in April, when...
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning single-use plastics. The ban is a welcome step in Bali’s battle against plastic pollution. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest...
Written by: Tom Pegram and Julia Kreienkamp As governments around the world roll out COVID-19 vaccine programmes and seek to kickstart their economies back to life, recovery seems to be within reach. However, hard questions must not be sidestepped. How...
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