Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Nature Conservancy Launches #WinForEarth

Written by: Kimberly White The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has launched an environmental contest in honor of Earth Month. The Win for Earth contest aims to celebrate the everyday actions people can take to help the earth and lead...

How are Farmers Responding to COVID-19?

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Pavel Devyatkin Forest and farm producer organizations, known as FFPOs, and the people they represent, produce 70 percent of the world’s food while using only a quarter of all global...

Canadian Climate Scientist Named UN Champion of the Earth

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named one of this year's winners of the UN's highest environmental honor, the Champions of the Earth award. UNEP has recognized Dr. Katharine Hayhoe in the science and...

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,...

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...

Hollywood Climate Summit: Entertainment Industry Joins Together to Address the Climate Crisis

The entertainment industry is coming together to address the climate emergency. The Hollywood Climate Summit has officially kicked off its four-day interactive conference.  Presented by Netflix and NYU Los Angeles and produced by YEA! Impact, the summit aims to...

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...

Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ Lands Essential to Curb Biodiversity Loss, Says New Study

Written by: Kimberly White A "first-of-its-kind" study from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that protecting Indigenous Peoples' land is essential to combat global biodiversity loss.  Researchers overlaid habitat data for...

Plant for the Planet: New Tree Planting App Targets 1 Trillion Trees

Written by: Kimberly White  A new mobile app that makes planting trees easier than ever before has made its debut. Community-led tree planting projects from more than 20 countries have come together in an effort to boost the world's...

Maria Espinosa and Izabella Teixeira: We Need a New Relationship Between Humankind and Nature

https://youtu.be/n80OB_qJmdU Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by María Espinosa, President of the 73rd...

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