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Respect for Indigenous Knowledge Must Lead Nature Conservation Efforts in Canada

Written by: Rachel Buxton, Andrea Reid, Joseph Bennett, and Paul A. Smith The past...

Driven to Extinction in the United States, Scientists Suggest Now May Be the Time...

Written by: Kimberly White Scientists suggest that it may be time to begin reintroducing jaguars into the United States. 

Hawaii Becomes First U.S. State to Declare a Climate Emergency

Written by: Kimberly White The state of Hawaii has made history as the first U.S. state to declare a...

Preventing Wildfires Since 1944: The Story of the Real Smokey Bear

Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished...

US Intelligence Warns of Dire Climate Consequences that Biotech Could Ease

Written by: Joseph Opoku Gakpo Though climate change is likely to exacerbate food and water shortages for poor countries,...

Life in a Remote Alaskan Community on the Front Line of Climate Change

Written by: Connor Dunleavy  The world’s high-latitude regions experience climate change at a rate twice as fast as the...

How Scientists are Restoring Boreal Peatlands to Help Keep Carbon in the Ground

Written by: Bin Xu Peatlands are one of the most valuable terrestrial ecosystems in...

Increased Investment in Tree Nursery Infrastructure Essential to U.S. Reforestation Efforts to Combat Climate...

Written by: Mike Gaworecki Restoring forests in areas where they once stood is an important step toward halting climate...

This California City is the First in the United States to Ban New Gas...

Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Petaluma, California, is cracking down on fossil fuels. In an effort to...

NASA Appoints First Climate Advisor

Written by: Kimberly White NASA has created a new role to achieve the agency’s climate science objectives set out...

More Than 250 Organizations Call on the U.S. Administration, Congress to Invest $1.3 Billion...

Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the United States are calling on the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to take...

United States Commits to Protect 30% of Its Land and Ocean Areas by 2030

Written by: Kimberly White  The United States is taking ambitious action to tackle the climate crisis and address biodiversity...

President Biden Recommits United States to Paris Agreement

Written by: Kimberly White  The United States of America is returning to the Paris Agreement.  Hours...

Canadian Government Commits Nearly $4 billion for Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Written by: Kimberly White Canada is stepping up its investments in nature-based solutions to combat climate change. 

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden Names John Kerry as Climate Envoy

Written by: Kimberly White One of the leading architects of the Paris Climate Agreement is returning to government to...

Secondhand Clothing Sales are Booming – and May Help Solve the Sustainability Crisis in...

Written by: Hyejune Park and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong A massive force is reshaping...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden Pledges to Rejoin Paris Agreement on First Day

Written by: Kimberly White The United States began the one-year process to leave the Paris Agreement last year and...

Restoring Seagrasses Can Bring Coastal Bays Back to Life

Written by: Robert J. Orth, Jonathan Lefcheck, and Karen McGlathery A century ago Virginia’s...

26 Organizations Pledge to Conserve, Restore, and Grow More than 855 Million Trees

Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the U.S. have joined together in support of nature-based solutions. The World Economic...

U.S. Plastics Pact: New Initiative Aims to Shift United States Towards a Circular Economy...

Written by: Kimberly White  Companies, government agencies, and NGOs across the United States have come together in a new...

How Google Is Fighting Fire with Real-Time Mapping Data

Written by: Sean Fleming You probably can’t outrun a forest fire. They can travel at speeds of up to 22...

Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver Wants His State to Embrace Energy Efficiency

Written by: Sarah Kennedy While governor of Iowa, Chet Culver pushed his state to become a leader in wind...

New York City Paints Rooftops White to Help Residents Stay Cool

Written by: Stephanie Manuzak On hot days in New York City, residents swelter when they’re outside and in their...

Canada Joins Global Ocean Alliance

Written by: Kimberly White   Canada has joined a global call for ocean protection. The Government of Canada has...

New Jersey Becomes First U.S. State to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White  New Jersey schools will now be required to teach students about climate change. 

Colorado College Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Jan Ellen Spiegel This year, Colorado College met a goal it set in 2009 to become carbon...

Houston Commits to 100% Renewable Energy in Step Toward Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Houston has committed to 100 percent renewable energy. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced...

More than 75 Years of Wildfire Prevention: The Story of the Real Smokey Bear

Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished...

Morgan Stanley Will No Longer Finance Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in the...

Written by: Kimberly White Morgan Stanley will no longer fund oil and gas exploration and development in the Arctic,...

Project Green Schools Launches Race for the Planet: Virtual Home Edition

Written by: Kimberly White Project Green Schools has officially launched the Race for the Planet: Virtual Home Edition. The...

Climate Week NYC Not Postponed, Will Go On as Planned in September

Written by: Kimberly White Climate Week NYC will take place as scheduled in September.  The Climate...

Helping Alaskan Communities Facing Climate Risks

Written by: Randy Showstack Darlene Tocktoo Turner fondly recalls growing up in Shishmaref, Alaska, a community on Sarichef Island,...

Girl Scouts Bring Comfort and Familiarity to First Responders and Local Communities During COVID-19...

Written by: Kimberly White  The world is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, thus far 182 countries have...

1,400 Pounds of Shark Fins Seized in Miami

Written by: Kimberly White U.S. government officials recently seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a port in Miami,...

Dunkin’ and Snoop Dogg Team Up to Launch New Breakfast Sandwich

Written by: Kimberly White  Dunkin' has unveiled its latest plant-based meat offering. In the United States, Dunkin's latest creation...

Environmental Defense Fund Teams Up with Ball Aerospace and New Zealand Government to Launch...

Written by: Kimberly White The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has set out on an ambitious new project to tackle...

McDonald’s Tests Plant-Based Burger in Canada

Written by: Kimberly White  McDonald's and Beyond Meat have teamed up to bring a new plant-based burger to North...

Pittsburgh Becomes Second U.S. City to Adopt UN Sustainable Development Goals

Written by: Kimberly White  Pittsburgh has become the second U.S. city to adopt the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

Rising seas threaten hundreds of Native American heritage sites along Florida’s Gulf Coast

Written by: Jayur Mehta and Tara Skipton Native North Americans first arrived in Florida approximately...

Canada Invests $175 Million in Nature Conservation Projects

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada is investing $175 million in projects that protect nature. The Minister...

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Releases New Film Urging Climate Action

Written by: Kimberly White The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has released a new film showcasing the urgency...

Governor of Montana Joins US Climate Alliance, Establishes Climate Solutions Council

Written by: Kimberly White  Montana Governor Steve Bullock started off July with two new climate change commitments. On July...

New York City Styrofoam Ban Begins

Written by: Kimberly White New York City has officially begun enforcing its ban on styrofoam after a 6-month warning...

Canada Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White Another country is ramping up its battle with plastic pollution. On June 10th, Canadian...

Governor of Pennsylvania Joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Written by: Kimberly White Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance.

75 Years of Wildfire Prevention: The Story of the Real Smokey Bear

Written by: Kimberly White The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign was launched 75 years ago in 1944 and is...

Impossible Whopper Test Goes “Exceedingly Well”, National Roll Out Confirmed

Written by: Kimberly White Last month, fast food giant Burger King began testing out a new plant-based version...

San Francisco’s Downtown To Be Powered by 100% Renewable Electricity

Written by: Kimberly White Mayor London Breed has announced a new plan to curb San Francisco’s carbon footprint.

Alberta grizzly bears will feel the effects of climate change

Written by: Greg McDermid, David Laskin, and Scott Nielsen Toward the end of each...

New York Yankees Join UN Sports for Climate Action

Written by: Kimberly White Last week, the New York Yankees became the first major North American sports organization...

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak Joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Written by: Kimberly White Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. Earlier...

Canada Announces Nature Champions Summit

Written by: Kimberly White The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, has announced that Canada will host...

From Start-ups to Fortune 50: ReGenFriends Hosts Customer-Centric Summit in San Francisco

Written by: Kimberly White ReGenFriends is bringing everyone from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies together with their ReGenFriends Customer-Centric...

Restoring New York Harbor with One Billion Oysters

Written by: Kimberly White Before the concrete and container ships, when canoes were more common than cars, the New...

Diggin’ Dallas: How 9 Simple Waste Digs May Sway Council’s Vote for a Commercial...

Written by: Stacy Savage In August 2018, the Dallas City Council voted to approve a recycling ordinance for all multi-family dwellings...

Alaska: Climate Changed

Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change...