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Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Ming Chun Tang What if you could plant trees just by paying your bills? In the Philippines, a mobile payment platform is helping users play their part in reforesting one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, home to over...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Kingdom has moved up its ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2035. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will now be banned...
Written by: Geoffrey Holland In September 2020, Barron’s reported on a Goldman-Sachs study that says, ‘Green Hydrogen’ will become a $12 trillion market. Futurist Tony Seba and his ReThink team at Stanford University believe that most of the world can make...
Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and adidas Runtastic have unveiled a new challenge to raise awareness of biodiversity loss and rally support for conservation.  UNEP and digital health and fitness giant adidas Runtastic have teamed up...
Written by: Johnny Wood Despite their menacing big-screen presence, sharks rarely attack humans. Meanwhile, man-made pressures including habitat loss, overfishing and illegal fishing cause untold damage to shark populations – it’s estimated 100 million are killed by humans every year. It’s vital we protect sharks...
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: 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: Johnny Wood The natural beauty of undersea corals seems far removed from the factory-like world of automated mass production. But an enterprising reef scientist is combining the two in an effort to regenerate the world’s reefs. Although seemingly disparate,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Hyundai Motor Company is launching a new brand dedicated to electric vehicles.  The brand is based on Hyundai’s existing vehicle named IONIQ that launched in 2016. The electric sedan was the first to offer three different electrified...
Written by: Colin Sytsma The global spread of social media has created unparalleled opportunities for wildlife traffickers to advertise their illicit wares to potential buyers around the world. Traffickers can use platforms like Facebook or Instagram not only to post...
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