Saturday, January 22, 2022
Written by: YCC Team Along the Georgia-Florida border, the vast Okefenokee Swamp is home to alligators, tortoises, otters, and hundreds of fish and bird species. “There’s rare species there that depend...
Written by: Maia Wikler It’s nearly 2 in the morning and the sun is just beginning to set as Ben Stevens navigates the braided channels of the Yukon River toward his fish camp. Stevens...
Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts Plastics will outpace coal plants in the U.S. by 2030 in terms of their contributions to climate change, according to a new report released Oct. 21 by Beyond Plastics, a...
Written by: Kimberly White The United States has pledged to double its international climate finance contribution.  The U.S. initially committed to a contribution of $5.7 billion annually at President Biden's Leaders...
Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped....
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada has announced a substantial new investment to support Indigenous-led conservation.  The Canadian government will provide up to $340 million in new funding over...
Written by: Kimberly White Environmental groups have joined together to challenge a controversial decision to lease out millions of acres of public waters for oil leasing.  The Biden administration announced plans...
Written by: Alastair Lee Bitsóí With drought a persistent problem in the Southwest, Hopi/Tewa seed keeper Valerie Nuvayestewa has eagerly joined the effort to bring back an Indigenous superfood that her ancestors cultivated for...
Written by: Max Graham When Eva Dawn Burk first saw Calypso Farm and Ecology Center in 2019, she felt enchanted. Calypso is an educational farm tucked away in a boreal forest in Ester, Alaska,...
Written by: Rachel Buxton, Andrea Reid, Joseph Bennett, and Paul A. Smith The past year has taught us important lessons about the consequences of the harm humans are inflicting...

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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....