Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Veloz Launch Kicking Gas Campaign

Written by: Kimberly White  Former California Governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has teamed up with nonprofit Veloz to launch a hilarious new campaign to drive awareness of electric vehicles.  An edgy, comedic series of movie...

Podcast: Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project

https://youtu.be/hjqssBiecw0 Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project. Thank you so...

Prince William Announces Multimillion Pound Prize to Solve Earth’s Greatest Problems

Written by: Kimberly White  Prince William has announced a new initiative to solve the world’s greatest environmental problems. The Earthshot Prize aims to refocus global attention on finding solutions to issues impacting the planet.  The Royal...

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...

Million Dollar Vegan: Campaign Calls on Pope to Go Vegan for Lent

Written by: Kimberly White A global campaign calls on Pope Francis to “help fight climate change with diet change” by going vegan for Lent. In exchange for his pledge, Million Dollar Vegan is offering $1 million to a charity of his choice....

Arsenal Footballer Pledges to Plant 3,000 Trees for Every Premier League Victory

Written by: Kimberly White Victory has a new meaning for Arsenal footballer, Héctor Bellerín. The football star has teamed up with One Tree Planted, a non-profit focused on global reforestation efforts.  Through the partnership, Bellerín has...

7 Indigenous technologies changing landscapes

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Indigenous ways of managing landscapes have often been framed as the antithesis to progress. But most Indigenous communities hold intimate place-based knowledge, gained across generations, which is an ideal...

Meet the Farmers Helping to Reforest Timor-Leste

Written by: Andrew Mahar High in the mountains of Timor-Leste, a group of subsistence farmers earn an income by planting trees, leading the way to a future of self-determination for their families and local communities. The...

Jeff Bezos Launches Bezos Earth Fund, Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Climate Crisis

Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle the climate crisis through the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund.  “Climate change is the biggest threat...

Indigenous Groups Accuse Brazil’s Bolsonaro of Genocide, Call on the ICC to Investigate

Written by: Kimberly White Indigenous groups in Brazil are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for genocide and ecocide.  The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples from Brazil (APIB) filed a statement...

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Nature Doesn’t Recognise Borders but Countries Can Collaborate to Save Species. The Escazú Agreement...

Written by: Rebecca K. Runting, Leslie Roberson, and Sofía López-Cubillos Nature rarely recognises national...

UN Recognizes the Right to a Healthy Environment in Historic Vote

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time. 

Angola Joins Global Call to Strengthen International Environmental Law to Tackle Wildlife Crime

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to...