Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Will a Native-led Initiative Spur an Agricultural Revolution in Rural Alaska?

Written by: Max Graham When Eva Dawn Burk first saw Calypso Farm and Ecology Center in 2019, she felt enchanted. Calypso is an educational farm tucked away in a boreal forest in Ester, Alaska, near Fairbanks. To Burk, it...

Prince William Launches £50 Million Prize to Find Innovative Solutions to the World’s Greatest Problems

Written by: Kimberly White  Prince William has launched a new initiative to solve the world’s most significant environmental problems. The Earthshot Prize aims to incentivize change and refocus global attention on finding solutions to the issues our planet faces. 

Podcast- John Hewson: These are the Top 10 Megarisks to Civilization

https://youtu.be/oGy4stoloQ8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Dr. John Hewson, former leader...

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...

Helena Lindemark: Climate Change- We’re In This Together and We Need To Solve It Together

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEBn_X6E5DE Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Helena Lindemark, Founder of the 2022...

High School Students Create Recyclable, Eco-Friendly Hydroponics Garden – and You Can Too!

Written by: Jasmine Wu Why should you care about hydroponics? If you’re looking for a new hobby during quarantine or just in need of some fresh, organic produce year-round, a garden may be the right...

In Africa, Bamboo Bicycles are Shifting Gears for Women in the Workforce

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Bamboo might seem an unusual material from which to build bikes, but for young Ghanaian entrepreneur Bernice Dapaah, the idea was easy to come by. “When...

Girl Scouts Bring Comfort and Familiarity to First Responders and Local Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by: Kimberly White  The world is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, thus far 182 countries have confirmed COVID-19 cases. During these troubling times, many people may find themselves isolated, without work, or mourning the loss of...

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....

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...

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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...