Saturday, August 17, 2019

Seafood, Beer, and Plastic? New Study Suggests the Average Person Ingests a Credit Card’s Worth of Microplastics Each Week

Written by: Kimberly White  A new study from the University of Newcastle has found that that the average person may be ingesting a credit card’s worth of plastic each week. The study commissioned by the World Wide Fund...

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Raises $21 Million to Combat Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White Pink Floyd guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour has lent his voice and his guitar collection to raising awareness of the climate crisis. On June 20th, Gilmour auctioned off his guitar collection in New York City....

Indigenous peoples’ work in world’s protected areas is ignored and untapped

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon This topic will be explored at the Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 on 22–23 June. Register to attend or tune-in digitally here. Indigenous peoples own or...

New Reality TV Concept Seeks to Take Sustainable Housing to the Masses

Written by: James McGregor What do you get when you mix in a Government policy objective, some reality TV celebrities, the latest in behavioural science insights, and a mission to transform the sustainability performance of the entire housing industry?

In Ghana, one man plants a future with 20 million new trees

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Hugh Biggar Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa is helping Ghana see the forest for the trees. His country has experienced drastic deforestation in recent decades due to cocoa production,...

2019 Green Difference Awards: Highlighting Heroes of Green Education

Written by: Kimberly White Project Green Schools has announced the honorees for the 2019 Green Difference Awards. Project Green Schools is an award-winning organization focused on greening schools and developing the next generation of environmental...

Silk Works to Make Plogging an Olympic Event

Written by: Kimberly White The popular plant-based beverage brand Silk is working to introduce a new Olympic event: plogging. Plogging, a combination of jogging and picking up litter, is not only good for your personal health but also the...

The Nature Conservancy Launches #WinForEarth

Written by: Kimberly White The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has launched an environmental contest in honor of Earth Month. The Win for Earth contest aims to celebrate the everyday actions people can take to help the earth and lead...

Former US Vice President Al Gore Honors Florida Climate Activist

Written by: Kimberly White More than 2,000 activists gathered in Atlanta last week to be trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former US Vice President Al Gore, world-class scientists, climate communicators, and grassroots organizers. Bringing...

Why reality TV might be the answer to mass market uptake of sustainable housing

Written by: James McGregor Popular home makeover TV shows like “This Old House”, “Grand Designs”, and the “Property Brothers” are highly influential in setting new trends which ultimately shape consumer decisions and consumption patterns. What we as sustainability innovators...

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UN Development Programme Teams Up with Samsung for New Global Goals App

Written by: Kimberly White  Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have teamed up to launch a new...

Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast

Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine...