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Written by: Kimberly White  Montana Governor Steve Bullock started off July with two new climate change commitments. On July 1st, Governor Bullock announced that Montana would be joining the U.S. Climate Alliance. Additionally, he issued an executive order establishing the...
Written by: Kimberly White New York City has officially begun enforcing its ban on styrofoam after a 6-month warning period. Businesses were given until the end of 2018 to find recyclable or compostable alternatives. The ban prohibits stores and food-service...
Written by: Kimberly White Once plagued with wildlife crime, the Niassa National Reserve has become a safe haven for elephants. On June 17th, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced an extraordinary success from the Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique. Niassa...
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 plastics. Building on their global commitment...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon This topic will be explored at the Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 on 22–23 June. Register to attend or tune-in digitally here. Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one-quarter of the world’s land surface...
Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that Inger Andersen has officially begun her new role as Executive Director of UNEP. The former Director-General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature was...
Written by: Tatyana Humle, Rosa Garriga, and Luna Cuadrado In 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature listed the western African subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) as “Critically Endangered”. It had previously been listed as “Endangered”. This change...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra This topic will be explored at the Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 on 22–23 June. Register to attend or tune-in digitally here. It’s easy to get lost in the narrow channels of a mangrove forest. On either...
Written by: Kimberly White It is that time of year again- World Environment Day! Celebrated every year on June 5th, the United Nation’s biggest annual event to promote and advocate for positive environmental action takes the global stage again...
Written by: James McGregor What do you get when you mix in a Government policy objective, some reality TV celebrities, the latest in behavioural science insights, and a mission to transform the sustainability performance of the entire housing industry? You get...
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