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Written by: Douglas Broom The United Nations projects the world’s population will grow by over 3 billion to peak at almost 11 billion by 2100. Meanwhile, already scarce global water resources are being depleted by climate change. Conventional agriculture already consumes roughly 70 percent...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Egyptian government has chosen Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to lead this year's UN Climate Change Conference. Egypt's Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, will take on the role of COP27 Ministerial Coordinator and...
Written by: Kimberly White The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) has launched a new campaign to put a stop to cheetah trafficking.  With less than 7,500 cheetahs in the wild, the species has been listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List....
Written by: Kimberly White  In a world-first, this hospital has gone 100 percent vegan. Located in Beirut, Lebanon, Hayek Hospital has pledged to serve an exclusively plant-based menu to its patients.   Hayek Hospital took to social media to announce that it...
Written by: Rahma Diaa After Egyptian farmer Muhammad El-Desouki lost more than half of his tomato crop to a long heatwave, he no longer thinks about climate change as a future problem. El-Desouki’s farm lies north of Cairo, in Menoufia, a governorate that...
Written by: Kimberly White  An Israel-based startup is shaking up the plant-based protein industry. Redefine Meat has unveiled a new plant-based alternative to steak- the Alt-Steak. The company utilizes 3D printing technology to mimic the texture, flavor, and appearance of...
Written by: Sunil Kaushal The urgency of addressing climate change has driven investors to put sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices at the heart of their business strategies. Both regulators and government authorities have also started a series...
Written by: Ethan D. Coffel and Justin S. Mankin The Nile – the world’s longest river – runs through 11 countries in Africa and has a basin that covers about 3 million sq kms, nearly 10% of the continent’s landmass. About 250 million people are reliant...
Written by: Kimberly White  Endurance athlete Michael Haddad has set out to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change in the Arctic. Haddad is attempting to walk 100 kilometers across the North Pole.  Paralyzed from the chest down, he will...
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