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Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms. But the state is also home to sensitive ecosystems and species like the state reptile, the gopher tortoise. “And the habitat that...
Written by: Paul Brown Despite Covid-19’s grim effects on many industries, the orders for the global offshore wind industry have increased dramatically in the first half of 2020, totalling US$35 billion (£26bn), up 319 percent on 2019. Although this already makes it...
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 reforestation...
Written by: Kimberly White UK automaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is transitioning away from gasoline-powered vehicles.  The company’s recently announced global strategy, Reimagine, aims to create a new benchmark in environmental, societal, and community impact for the luxury sector. At the...
Written by: Malaka Rodrigo Kelanimulla is one of the last remaining wetlands in Sri Lanka’s western district of Colombo, and is a refuge for urban wildlife, including the elusive fishing cat. The wetland absorbs runoff from the Kelani River, playing a key role...
Written by: Johnny Wood How do you safeguard a culture that’s disappearing? This question sits at the heart of a new video game that’s helping to preserve an endangered indigenous Nordic culture. Skábma: Snowfall is a first-of-its-kind video game based around...
Written by: Sean Fleming You probably can’t outrun a forest fire. They can travel at speeds of up to 22 kilometres per hour and are dangerously unpredictable. The fires currently tearing through parts of northern California include the second and third largest in the...
Written by: John C. Cannon A new app aimed at tracking forest fires in Bolivia could shake up the way authorities and firefighters battle fires, allowing them to pinpoint their locations more accurately and safely. Called “Amazon Fires — Bolivia,” the...
Written by: Natalie Marchant More than 35,500 species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List. Now a new smartphone game enables players to support conservation efforts from the comfort of their sofa. Wildchain...
Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts From high above, the blue sea looks like it’s speckled with tiny white dots. But a closer look reveals more: each dot is actually a sea turtle swimming toward the shore of a coral cay....
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