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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.  Initially announced in December 2019, the inspiration...

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 nearly 4,500 IUCN-assessed mammal species across mapped Indigenous lands. The...

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 agricultural inputs. But COVID-19 and challenges of climate change are...

These Andean Communities are Helping Restore the World’s Highest Forests

Written by: Harry Kretchmer On the misty slopes of the High Andes, villagers are at work planting trees. Some have bundles of seedlings tied to their backs, others have babies. They have been doing this for 20 years. Small teams like this have planted over 3...

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 pledged to plant 3,000 trees for every Premier League victory.  "For...

Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Raise $2 Million to Support Mountain Gorilla Conservation

Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Emerson Collective, Global Wildlife Conservation, and the European Commission to support Virunga National Park.  Co-founded by DiCaprio, Global Wildlife Conservation, and Emerson Collective, Earth Alliance teamed up with the European Commission to launch the Virunga Fund...

These Entrepreneurs are Turning Discarded Fishing Nets into Surfboards and Swimwear

Written by: Ross Chainey “Ghost nets” – fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned in our oceans – are a deadly menace for sea life, marine habitats and even the fishermen responsible for putting them there. It is estimated that between 600,000 and 800,000 tonnes...

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 Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans,...

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 —...

A Leading Scientist’s Transition from Climate Science to Solutions

Written by: Dana Nuccitelli Dr. Kim Cobb is an award-winning climate scientist at Georgia Tech and a lead author of the next Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. However, over the past several years, the very climate changes she has researched have conspired to change the course...
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Written by: Maxwell Radwin An Indigenous community in Ecuador has finally obtained national protections for part of its territory after decades of fighting off deforestation...

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