Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Written by: Meron Teferi Taye and Ellen Dyer In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country’s national green legacy initiative to counter environmental degradation...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has pledged to double the UK’s contribution to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), amounting to £1.44 billion. The original pledge of £720 million...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada is investing $175 million in projects that protect nature. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced on August 19th the first in a...
Written by: Kimberly White The World Bank has released a new report highlighting the impacts poor water quality has on economies and health. Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis shows how a combination of...
Written by: Kimberly White The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has released a new film showcasing the urgency needed to fight the climate crisis. Released on the heels of the Intergovernmental Panel on...
Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine landscape hasn’t been spared by the global plastic waste crisis, a study finds.
Written by: Kimberly White The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a summary of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL) on August 8th. The summary is a result of a...
The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, has officially launched the “Ivory Trade is a Rip-off” campaign. The campaign is a reaffirmation of Kenya’s position on the ivory trade and aims to raise awareness ahead of the...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out to plant 200 million trees, the nation exceeded the goal by more than 153 million. 
Written by: Kimberly White  Panama’s plastic bag ban has gone into effect. Panama became the first Central American country to ban single-use plastic bags in 2018.  As of July 20th, retailers,...

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