Saturday, January 22, 2022
Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin seizure in the region. Customs officials discovered the shark fins inside...
Written by: Kimberly White  Scientists have rediscovered a “lost” species of chameleon. During a two-week expedition in Madagascar, a team of scientists successfully rediscovered the Voeltzkow’s chameleon. The expedition took place in 2018 but...
Written by: David John Eldridge After 200 years of European farming practices, Australian soils are in poor shape – depleted of nutrients and organic matter, including carbon. This is bad news...
Written by: Mattia Bessone and Barbara Fruth Tropical rainforests are the world’s richest land habitats for biodiversity, harbouring stunning numbers of plant and animal species. The Amazon and the...
Written by: Sergio Henriques Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? A recent scientific study suggests so, as the researchers link aggressiveness to tropical cyclones, events that are expected to become...
Written by: Kimberly White  INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization (WCO) took on wildlife traffickers last month with Operation Thunderball. Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Environmental Security Programme and the WCO Environment Programme, Operation Thunderball is...
Written by: David Obura A framework to help countries develop national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of their natural resources is nearing completion. The so-called ‘post-2020’ global biodiversity...
Written by: Greg Asner Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and changing Earth’s climate. Over the past 50 years, actions like farming, logging, hunting, development...
Written by: Kimberly White An elusive ocean wanderer, the giant oceanic manta ray glides effortlessly through its alluring undersea habitat of living coral reefs, sea turtles and aquatic wildlife. These gentle giants can weigh...
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...

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Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Tapped to Lead COP27 Climate Talks

Written by: Kimberly White  The Egyptian government has chosen Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to lead this year's...

Nature Conservancy Tool Helps Identify Ideal Solar Farm Sites in Georgia

Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms....

Modern Governments All Need a Ministry of the Oceans – Here’s Why

Written by: Chris Armstrong The ocean is becoming ever more central to our economies....