Monday, October 18, 2021
Written by: Aida Cuní Sanchez, Martin Sullivan, and Phil Platts Tropical forests are well known for being the “lungs” of our planet. Through photosynthesis, the trees in these forests produce oxygen...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra An international panel of 200 scientists has called for a halt to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, saying the biome plays a critical role...
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: Kimberly White Indigenous groups in Brazil are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for genocide and ecocide.  The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples from...
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: 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: Kimberly White  Hong Kong is cracking down on illegal wildlife trafficking. The Legislative Council of Hong Kong (LegCo) passed a bill that incorporates wildlife crime offenses into the Organized and Serious Crimes...
Written by: Kimberly White  Humankind has caused unprecedented warming and irreversibly altered the planet, according to a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report, Climate Change...
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: Kimberly White  Greenland has suspended all new oil and gas exploration in an effort to combat climate change and focus on sustainable development.  The Greenlandic government, Naalakkersuisut, announced it...

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Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time. 

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