Monday, September 23, 2019
Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change impacts. Melting sea ice and permafrost are changing the landscape. The...
Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a strategy to advocate for the interests of women in the peace process.
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning single-use plastics. The ban is a welcome step in Bali’s battle...
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: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Minister Cho Myung-Rae announced the confirmation of the Korean Sustainable Development Goals (K-SDGs). The K-SDGs are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals....
Written by: Kimberly White During the United Nations climate change conference COP24, the Scottish Government announced their intention to join the Powering Past Coal Alliance. The Powering Past Coal Alliance is a global...
Written by: Kimberly White The world’s most sustainable cities have been revealed. In October, the global design and consulting firm, Arcadis, released its 2018 Sustainable Cities Index (SCI). Aligned closely to the...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Nepal announced that the country’s wild tiger population has nearly doubled since 2009. Nepal estimates 235 wild tigers are roaming the country today compared to 198...
Written by: Kimberly White The UK Government has announced a new investment partnership that offers up to £6 million in grant and private funding for businesses with innovative solutions to tackle the world’s plastic pollution problem.
Courtesy of UN News Centre Header image: UN Photo/Cia Pak: To mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a 10-minute film introducing the Sustainable Development Goals is projected onto the UN Headquarters,...

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