Thursday, October 22, 2020
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Will Anderson and Aaron Minnick Everyone is talking about trees. In January, the World Economic Forum founded the Trillion Trees initiative (1t.org), an effort to protect and...
Written by: Kimberly White   Canada has joined a global call for ocean protection. The Government of Canada has announced that it has joined the Global Ocean Alliance, calling for 30 percent of the...
Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash...
Written by: Sean Fleming The breakneck speed of China’s economic and urban growth has gone hand in hand with some of the worst traffic congestion anywhere in the world. But in one city, a...
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Leo Thom Four renowned conservation and National Geographic photographers – Cristina Mittermeier, Steve Winter, Octavio Aburto and Jennifer Hayes — will judge photos submitted to Mangrove...
Written by: Kimberly White Germany is taking a step forward in the battle against plastic pollution. The German Cabinet has agreed to end the sale of several single-use plastic products beginning next year. 
Written by: Charlotte Edmond Just because a net is no longer being used doesn’t mean it can’t continue to catch things. Italian divers have freed a sperm whale entangled in a fishing net...
Written by: David Elliott Dive beneath the brilliant blue waters surrounding Thailand’s Koh Tao island and you might come face to face with a giant sculpture of the sea goddess Mazu.
Written by: Jennifer Silver, Leslie Acton, Lisa Campbell, and Noella Gray Oceans cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface. But, because many of us spend most of our...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia has set out to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year. The planting is part of the country's larger reforestation initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 

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