Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Alaska Native Villages Band Together to Keep the Yukon River’s Wild Salmon Afloat

Written by: Maia Wikler It’s nearly 2 in the morning and the sun is just beginning to set as Ben Stevens navigates the braided channels of the Yukon River toward his fish camp. Stevens is a traditional fisherman —...

Snorkeling Grandmothers Uncover Large Venomous Sea Snake Population in New Caledonia

Written by: Shreya Dasgupta A group of seven women in their 60s and 70s, who call themselves “the fantastic grandmothers,” have helped uncover a surprisingly large population of venomous sea snakes in the waters surrounding Nouméa, the capital of...

Podcast: Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist, documentary‐maker, environmental activist, and President of the King Leopold III Fund for Nature Exploration and Conservation

https://youtu.be/rjzJ2-rFHi8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined by Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist,...

Meet Coté Castañeda, the Recycling Expert that Connects People and Companies Contributing to the Circular Economy

This profile is published in collaboration with Level Magazine Coté Castañeda is an industrial and civil engineer, and she is a dreamer and visionary of the circular economy, sustainability, and green businesses focused on recycling processes. Currently, she...

How to Address the Climate Crisis? 5 Young People Share their Solutions

Written by: Sophia Simmons As world leaders meet at the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP26) in Glasgow, how are young people addressing the many facets and immensity of this global crisis, and what does the world need young...

Climate Campaigners Enlist Football Fans in Support

Written by: Alex Kirby For many football fans − British ones, at least − no match day is complete without its traditional fuel: a (meat) pie and a pint (of beer, naturally). Good luck, you may think, to the...

Global Coalition of Faith Institutions Divests More than £1 Billion from Fossil Fuels

Written by: Kimberly White A global coalition of faith institutions has come together to combat the climate crisis.  Faith groups from around the globe announced their divestment from fossil fuels in a joint announcement from the...

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...

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...

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...

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Why Protecting the Okefenokee Swamp Matters for the Climate

Written by: YCC Team Along the Georgia-Florida border, the vast Okefenokee Swamp is home to alligators, tortoises, otters, and...

Why the Fate of Our Planet’s Environment Depends on the State of Its Soil

Written by: Duncan Cameron In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt, then president of the US, wrote...

4 Ways Pakistan is Tackling Plastic Waste and Pollution

Written by: Malik Amin Aslam Khan Plastic waste is a global crisis – one that’s growing more serious every...