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Written by: Paul W Thomas The conversion of forests to agricultural land is happening at a mind-boggling speed. Between 2015 and 2020, the rate of deforestation was estimated at around 10 million hectares every year. Compared to 2012, the UN’s Food and Agriculture...
Written by: Bellarmine Nneji One of the goals most of the world has agreed on is education for sustainable development. This means development that considers present concerns without compromising the interests of future generations. Nations develop through education that takes care of...
Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms. But the state is also home to sensitive ecosystems and species like the state reptile, the gopher tortoise. “And the habitat that...
Written by: Chris Armstrong The ocean is becoming ever more central to our economies. Around 80 percent of internationally traded goods are transported by sea, and even brief blockages cause panic in global markets. Fishing remains big business, but in the...
Written by: Sheryl Lee Tian Tong Confining conservation efforts to only 30 percent of Earth’s land may render a fifth of mammals and a third of birds at high risk of extinction by 2030, according to a new study. If...
Written by: Kimberly White  A new PSA from Veganuary is calling for everyone to do their part to combat climate change through diet change. The UK-based non-profit unveiled its new PSA as part of its global campaign to encourage people...
Written by: Viniece Jennings When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm ways to improve themselves for the year ahead. What if we expanded those aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too? It...
Written by: Robin Chazdon, Bruno Hérault, Catarina Conte Jakovac, and Lourens Poorter Tropical forests are among the world’s best tools for fighting climate change and the loss of wild species. They store huge quantities of carbon, shelter thousands of plants...
Written by: Rachel Killean In November, the world’s first global citizens’ assembly – made up of 100 people chosen by lottery from around the world – declared its recommended responses to the climate crisis at the UN climate conference COP26. Among these recommendations...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ecuador has moved to bar mining activity in the Los Cedros Protected Forest in a landmark case. The Constitutional Court of Ecuador has ruled that plans to mine copper and gold in the protected cloud forest...
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