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Written by: Ross Chainey “Ghost nets” – fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned in our oceans – are a deadly menace for sea life, marine habitats and even the fishermen responsible for putting them there. It is estimated that...
Written by: Geoffrey Holland ‘The challenge of feeding humanity is vast, maybe greater even than the challenge of stabilizing the climate, or population, and its importance is far less widely acknowledged by governments, policymakers, and consumers. It is literally...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK has launched a new multi-million pound fund to aid in the protection of rainforests in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  The UK Government unveiled the Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme as part of its £11.6...
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 on Forests and Land Use, an agreement centered on halting...
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....
Written by: Kate E. Smith, Diane Hanano, and Dominique Weis There’s a good chance you live in a city — or will soon. According to estimates by the United Nations, two out of every three people will live in an...
Written by: Juan Jose Alava We live in an era — the Anthropocene — where humans and societies are reshaping and changing ecosystems. Pollution, human-made climate change and overfishing have all altered marine life and ocean food webs. Increasing ocean temperatures...
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 world's ocean to be protected by...
Written by: Kimberly White Canada is stepping up its investments in nature-based solutions to combat climate change.  In its Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada announced its commitment of nearly $4 billion for nature-based climate solutions over the next decade.  A...
Written by: Rachel Buxton, Andrea Reid, Joseph Bennett, and Paul A. Smith The past year has taught us important lessons about the consequences of the harm humans are inflicting on the natural world. We’re confronting a global biodiversity crisis, losing species and...
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