Monday, September 20, 2021

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

Courtesy of Written by: Alessandro R Demaio, Jessica Fanzo, and Mario Herrero If we’re serious about feeding the world’s growing population healthy food, and not ruining the planet, we need to...

Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere

Written by: Kate Winter As a scientist investigating climate change, I’m embarrassed by the high carbon footprint I have when I travel to, and work in, Antarctica. Researchers based in the UK regularly take...

Scientists Understood Physics of Climate Change in the 1800s – Thanks to a Woman Named Eunice Foote

Written by: Sylvia G. Dee Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), an American scientist named Eunice Foote documented the underlying cause of today’s...

Philippine Village Delivers Nearly 300 Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Sea

Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting sites have recorded their most successful season in recent years, with nearly 300 hatchlings released into the sea in the...

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...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

https://youtu.be/KvDYYVoloxk Today's episode of The Planetary Podcast features Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions, a risk mitigation consultancy for the development and financing of large-scale...

North Pole Walk for Climate Action: Endurance Athlete to Shine Light on Devastating Climate Change Impacts

Written by: Kimberly White  Endurance athlete Michael Haddad has set out to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change in the Arctic. Haddad is attempting to walk 100 kilometers across the North Pole.  Paralyzed from...

Climate Is More Than A Concern, It Is A Common Heritage

Written by: Kimberly White  Climate change is no longer just a threat to future generations or some far away place. It is happening now, and it affects all of us, no matter where we live.  Climate...

These Entrepreneurs are Turning Discarded Fishing Nets into Surfboards and Swimwear

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.

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....

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Over 2,000 Scientists and Academics Call for World Leaders to Negotiate a Treaty to...

Written by: Kimberly White  Scientists and academics across the globe have joined together in a call to phase out...

Packaging Generates A Lot of Waste – Now Maine and Oregon Want Manufacturers to...

Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to...

Specifically Tailored Action Plans Combat Heat Waves in India

Written by: Deepa Padmanaban Unprecedented heat waves swept through Canada, the United States, and northern India this year, claiming...