Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White France is beginning the decade by phasing out single-use plastics. France became the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates following the ban of single-use...
Written by: Kimberly White  Tasmanian devils have returned to mainland Australia.  In an effort to rewild Australia, conservationists released 26 Tasmanian Devils into a 400-hectare wildlife sanctuary at Barrington Tops National...
Written by: Kimberly White In November 2018,  H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, the ASEAN 2018 Chairman and Prime Minister of Singapore, officially handed over the ASEAN 2019 Chairmanship to H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha,...
Written by: Kimberly White In January, Environment Secretary Michael Gove called upon people to join together to protect the environment. While speaking at the ZSL London Zoo, Gove launched the...
Written by: John C. Cannon A new app aimed at tracking forest fires in Bolivia could shake up the way authorities and firefighters battle fires, allowing them to pinpoint their locations more accurately and...
Written by: Kimberly White U.S. government officials recently seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a port in Miami, Florida. Wildlife inspectors discovered the shark fins hidden in eighteen boxes on a ship docked...
Written by: Maria Salazar Under the sea, jutting into the Pacific from the southern Peruvian department of Ica, rises a mountain range called Dorsal de Nasca. The 93 submarine mountains harbor more than...
Written by: Kimberly White In December, Associate Minister for the Environment, Eugenie Sage, confirmed the plastic bag phase out for retailers. From July 1, 2019, retailers will be prohibited from selling or giving...
Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end its ivory trade beginning with abandoning ivory hanko stamps. Hanko stamps account for 80% of...

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