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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 get used to a new style of eating. This includes cutting our Western meat and...

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 four or five flights to reach the continent and the stations...

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 climate change crisis. The year was 1856. Foote’s brief scientific paper was...

Indigenous Farmers Bring Back Crops Adapted to Hot, Dry Conditions

Written by: YCC Team As the climate warms and the threat of water scarcity grows, a Native-governed nonprofit in Arizona is working to bring back Indigenous crops that are adapted to hot, dry conditions. The Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture trains Indigenous growers in traditional farming methods. And...

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 first half of May alone —...

An Inside Look at the World’s Most Crucial Climate Conference

The world’s most important climate conference has officially begun. World leaders, NGOs, corporations, and activists are gathering in Glasgow to discuss the impacts of the climate emergency and how we can best tackle humanity’s greatest challenge.  We Don’t Have Time has launched the COP26 Backdoor...

Dr. Will Steffen Tribute

With great sadness, we share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Will Steffen. A leading thinker and steadfast advocate for climate action, Will is remembered by those close to him for his kindness, generosity, and courage. He was a...

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 manage at least one-quarter of the world’s land surface – vast areas that overlap...

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 generator energy projects for public utilities and community development. The company works on complex high-value projects. TerraPro Solutions...

International Women’s Month Spotlight: Wadia Samadi

International Women’s Month Q&A series Please tell us a little about yourself and your work with Wadsam.  I am Wadia Samadi. I am from Afghanistan and currently living in the US with my husband and two children. I work for Root Change, a non-profit organization in...
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Dr. Will Steffen Tribute

With great sadness, we share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Will Steffen. A leading thinker and steadfast advocate...

Scotland Bans Sport of Fox Hunting

Written by: Kimberly White  The sport of fox hunting has been relegated to the past in Scotland. The Scottish Government has recently passed legislation limiting...

This Biotech Company Wants to Replace Plastics Used in Fast Food Packaging with Seaweed-based...

Written by: Jewel S. Cabrera Seaweed, a common name for thousands of marine plants and algae found in different water bodies, not only provides food...