Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Written by Glenda Monge Alvarado Talks about sustainability with a gender focus are rarely found. Although gender equality is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), it’s still somehow difficult to conceive how that focus...
Courtesy of UN News Centre Header image: UN Photo/Cia Pak: To mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a 10-minute film introducing the Sustainable Development Goals is projected onto the UN Headquarters,...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has pledged to double the UK’s contribution to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), amounting to £1.44 billion. The original pledge of £720 million...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out to plant 200 million trees, the nation exceeded the goal by more than 153 million. 
Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed the 2019-2020 class of advocates for the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are the...
Written by: Sian Green Wildlife populations are declining globally, but it’s not all doom and gloom. We’re in the midst of an exciting time for UK mammals. There are beavers and wild boar living free in...
Written by: Olivia Norfolk Since the end of World War II, 97% of the UK’s wildflower meadows have been dug up or destroyed. Many won’t remember a time when the countryside...
Written by: Kimberly White Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. Earlier this month, Governor Sisolak accepted the invitation to join the bipartisan Alliance from Governors Cuomo,...
Written by: Kimberly White The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, has announced that Canada will host a summit focused on the global protection of nature. "Canadians love...
Written by: Kimberly White Another country is ramping up its battle with plastic pollution. On June 10th, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Government of Canada is planning to ban single-use...

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