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Some leaders in the developing world want to get out of the clean energy transition

Nigeria’s Chairman of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, Timipre Sylva, attends the ‘Saudi Green Initiative’ forum, in the capital Riyadh on October 23, 2021. Sylva said this week that his country should be left out of the transition world towards clean energy. Credit: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images Energy leaders from some developing […]

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Africa ‘not ready’ for climate stress, scientists say

Food production growth is slowing faster than in any other region of the world as droughts, floods, heat and pests from climate change take their toll Africa ‘not on track’ to deal with climate change impacts Lack of finance for adaptation and clean energy is a problem Food security threats particularly high, warn scientists By […]

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Study highlights need for Southern Ocean marine conservation areas

The largest research project ever undertaken by multiple nations, using seabird and mammal tracking data across the Southern Ocean, calls for the urgent creation of conservation areas. The results of this international collaboration, published in Nature, aim to inform spatial management across the Southern Ocean, to recommend where Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) should be expanded […]

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Bezos Earth Fund adds new leadership to growing team

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Bezos Earth Fund announced the addition of new senior staff to support its mission to fight climate change, protect and restore nature, and promote environmental justice and economic opportunities. Cecilia Martinez joins this week as the newest addition to the Bezos Earth Fund’s leadership team as Senior […]

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Lost Species Wanted: Blind Salamander, Tap-Dancing Spider & “Big” Catfish | Preservation

A blind salamander, a tap-dancing spider and a ‘fat’ catfish that has been compared to the Michelin Man are among a list of extinct species a US-based conservation group aims to rediscover in nature and to be protected. The Texas-based group, called Re:wild, has compiled a new list of the “25 Most Wanted Lost Species” […]

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Cut meat and dairy production by a third to save the climate, UK farmers say | Agriculture

UK farmers must cut meat and dairy production by a third over the next 10 years if scientific advice on limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to be adhered to, the charity WWF has said. Even bigger cuts could be needed for UK pig and poultry herds, due to the imported food they eat, and people […]

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In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study finds

Research has shown that culture exists in a myriad of animal species, enabling the sharing of information between generations, leading to instances of tool use, and potentially affecting the adaptability of animals to changes in their environment. In a new paper, scientists offer a step-by-step process for considering and protecting animal culture in conservation efforts. […]

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Federal government pledges $50 million for koala conservation, but experts say more action on climate change is needed

The federal government announced new funding for koala conservation, but environmental experts say more action on climate change and deforestation to help native species. Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced $50 million in funding to boost long-term protection and recovery efforts for Australia’s koalas. Conservation bodies have welcomed the funding for the beloved animals, but […]

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Using genetics to conserve wildlife

What if we could help endangered wildlife species better adapt to the intractable threats that many species face due to challenges such as climate change and disease? The United Nations has warned that approximately one million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. In response, conservation breeding programs are intensifying to stimulate and protect […]

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What led to the extinction of the cheetah in India and how Modi’s government plans to reintroduce it

New Delhi: The cheetah that went extinct in independent India is about to return, Bhupender Yadav, Union Cabinet Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, announced Wednesday.the minister tweeted that an action plan for the reintroduction of cheetahs in India has been launched at the 19th meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Over the […]

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Happy New Year for whale and dolphin watching in Cornwall, but leave the wildlife alone, charity warns

This has been a good year for whales and dolphins in Cornwall, but people need to leave the wildlife alone for animal numbers to recover even more, a leading environmental charity has said. The Wildlife Trusts, the parent organization of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, said cetaceans (whales, dolphins, butts) took center stage in 2021 with […]

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Kapil Sharma receives thanks from PETA for helping save abused elephant

In 2015, Kapil Sharma was named “Indian Person of the Year by PETA”. Kapil Sharma last year started a petition on change.org titled “Justice for our Voiceless Soul” to save elephants from abuse. News18.com Last update:December 26, 2021, 4:44 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently […]

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Calgary Zoo and Wilder Institute excited about future conservation efforts

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We are contributing to greater conservation of wildlife all over the planet, which is exciting. And he’s based here in Calgary, which is an amazing thing for our community ‘ Author of the article: Stephanie Babych Whooping cranes pictured at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Center at the Calgary Zoo. Gavin […]

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“The idea was to keep nature, humans, animals on the same pedestal”: Sanjay Garg on his new collection “Sher Bagh”

Fashion designer Sanjay Garg was born in Sariska in Alwar where in 2005 all 17 tigers went extinct, as reported by a wildlife committee set up by the government of Rajasthan. The shocking incident, which has been called “the biggest wake-up call in the country’s conservation history,” left its mark on what Garg calls his […]

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California researchers describe 70 new species in 2021

In 2021, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 70 new plant and animal species to the Tree of Life, enriching our understanding of the complex web of life on Earth and strengthening our ability to make conservation decisions. illuminated. The new species include 14 beetles, 12 sea slugs, nine ants, seven fish, six […]

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Insects greatly contribute to ecological restoration

Insects greatly contribute to ecological restoration “ BKP Sinha Insects help break down organic material like corpses and animal droppings. This is important because it reuses nutrients, making them available to aerate the soil. Rewilding is a progressive way to preserve the environment. It is a form of environmental conservation and ecological restoration that has […]

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South Africa: Green Hydrogen Policy – A Rapidly Growing Timeline of Important Developments

In short As an essential component of South Africa‘s energy transition, the production, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen have been the subject of numerous policy updates and commitments from the public and private sectors. in the country, especially in the past year. The schedule of developments is not expected to slow down as […]

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UK: Farmers are the most reliable part of the supply chain

The UK Levy Board, which represents farmers, producers and other players in the supply chain, has been monitoring consumer confidence since 2019. The results of the AHDB / Blue Marble study found that almost two-thirds (63%) feel very or somewhat positive about UK farming. The same study yielded particularly positive results last year. This year’s […]

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Dormouse bridge over the railway could save endangered species | Wildlife

Measuring 12 meters long and only 30 cm wide, it is a bridge of miniature proportions. But it is hoped that the square metal tube – which will become the first ‘dormouse bridge’ across a British railway – could help save Britain’s endangered wild dormouse population from extinction. The new bridge, which hopes to connect […]

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China promises one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Africa

China has pledged to donate a billion coronavirus vaccines, advance billions of dollars for African trade and infrastructure, and cancel interest-free loans to African countries to help the continent recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking via a video link from Beijing at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Chinese President Xi Jinping said China will […]

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Lessons from rehabilitating the world’s smallest wildcat

The rust-spotted cat population thrives outside protected forest areas, in human-dominated spaces such as agricultural landscapes. In this commentary, the author recounts the journey of a rusty cat who was the first to be captive-bred and released to the wild in India. Countless wild animals are found in zoos and rescue centers with limited resources […]

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To fight climate change, Africa must be taken into account

The standard narrative, “flirting with the apocalypse” that dominates US media coverage and political debates regarding climate change looks like this: China, which is the world’s largest carbon emitter, and India, which is little industrialized and still quite poor, currently represent the greatest threats to the protection of the environment. The supposedly more altruistic West, […]

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Cop26 live news: the protected reserve around the Galapagos island to be considerably enlarged | Environment

Guillermo Lasso Mendoza speaking today at Cop26 Photography: UNFCCC Ecuador has announced that it will expand the protected marine reserve surrounding the Galapagos Islands, “the jewel of our biodiversity and a true living laboratory”. In a move long sought after by local activists, Guillermo Lasso Mendoza, President of Ecuador, said the country would add an […]

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COP26: What do developing countries need to fight the climate crisis | Business and Economy News

As world leaders meet in Glasgow on Sunday to debate how to keep the planet livable, a critical bone of contention between more mature and developing economies continues to be how to finance the battle against the climate crisis. Al Jazeera Senior Producer Megha Bahree discussed this issue with Arunabha Ghosh, Founder and CEO of […]

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The Duke Energy Foundation awards $ 170,000 in grants for environmental programs; three are in NKY

The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded $ 170,000 in grants to 14 organizations in northern Kentucky and southwestern Ohio to fund local wildlife conservation, healthy habitats, environmental projects, and environmental programs to help communities to protect their natural resources and mitigate the effects of climate change. This funding is a long-standing investment for the Duke […]

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Zimbabwe: Government launched compulsory insurance for small farmers

AGRICULTURE financiers need security on investments in agricultural activities of smallholder farmers in light of various climate-induced disasters, an expert said. Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) Holdings Acting Managing Director Francis Macheka said bad weather insurance gives financiers a guarantee to recoup their investment in the event of calamities, especially for small farmers considered “high risk”. […]

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United Arab Emirates could be at the forefront of the “great modernization” of our country – President of the DRC

“The Democratic Republic of the Congo would ask the emerging countries, in particular the United Arab Emirates, to join this great modernization of one of the most important countries of the African continent, and to help in this immense reconstruction”, he told GBF Africa at the Dubai Exhibition Center. , Expo 2020 Dubai. “My country […]

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$ 290 billion funding gap slows Africa’s recovery ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

Sub-Saharan Africa needs significant additional funds to counter the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, strengthen its prospects for economic recovery and mitigate threats posed by climate change, according to the World Bank. The regional economy is expected to grow 3.3% in 2021, after contracting by around 2% last year, the Washington-based lender said last […]

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As biodiversity loss and climate change deplete WDFW’s resources, Commission examines what conservation means

In mid-September, a subset of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission addressed a deceptive and existential question: What does conservation mean? “We use the word conservation in our strategic plan,” said Barbara Baker, vice-chair of the commission at the Big Tent committee meeting. “But the term is never defined. As we all know, […]

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Africa fights competing interests in its quest for funding

By BERNA NAMATA Africa’s economic officials see a bleak future as they attempt to raise funds to purchase vaccines and increase government spending needed to reduce poverty and ease economic shocks caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This week, African finance ministers pleaded with international lenders, including the International Monetary Fund, to do more to mobilize […]

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Four main lessons from the IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN’s World Conservation Congress (WCC) makes strong statements on biodiversity loss and climate change, but worrying trends threaten to undermine the integrity of the institution. Congress attendees hold up 331 flowers in remembrance of the 331 conservationists killed in 2020 in defense of biodiversity For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Expert asks FG to develop a clear strategy on the challenges facing the agricultural sector | The Guardian Nigeria News

African farmer Mogaji, outgoing president of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Agriculture and Allied Group, urged the federal government to develop a clear strategy to address the challenges facing the agricultural sector. Mogaji made the call during a conversation with the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Lagos, while reacting to President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]

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Fifteen Scottish farms and estates receive international accreditation

FIFTEEN Scottish farms and estates – representing over 211,000 acres – have received international accreditation to recognize their ongoing work in wildlife management and conservation. The award of accreditation from Wildlife Estates Scotland was awarded to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, with HRH the Princess Royal and Dr Mike Cantlay OBE, President of NatureScot, presenting […]

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USDA Announces $ 3 Billion Investment in Agriculture, Animal Health and Nutrition; unveils a new climate partnership initiative

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today, September 29, a comprehensive package of investments to address the challenges facing U.S. agricultural producers. These include assistance in addressing the challenges and costs associated with drought, animal health, disruptions in the agricultural commodity market, and problems in the school food supply chain. Secretary Vilsack also described […]

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Midlothian Estate Achieves Prestigious Wildlife Conservation Accreditation

Presentations from Wildlife Estates Scotland by HRH The Princess Royal with (left to right) Edward Douglas Miller of Bavelaw Estate, Joanna MacPherson Attadale Estate; Mark Tennant, President, Scottish Land & Estates; Dee Ward, Rottal Estate. Photo by Ian Jacobs. Bavelaw Estate received accreditation from Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, with […]

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OPEC Says Oil Will Be Primary Energy Source For Decades As Crude Hits 3-Year Highs, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Frankfurt: While acknowledging the inevitable advance in alternative energy sources and technology, OPEC has said oil will be the main source of energy for decades to come as crude prices hit record highs in three years Tuesday. In its annual World Oil Outlook, OPEC acknowledged that more electric vehicles on the road and the promotion […]

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The Hidden Inflation Risks of the Developing World

A combination of specific inflationary shocks and vulnerabilities could seriously threaten the stability and prosperity of developing economies. Although part of the political response to these risks lies in the hands of the poorest countries themselves, the international community can and must help. Rabah Arezki & Jean-Pierre Landau; Project union September 25, 2021, 12:10 p.m. […]

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“Crop Insurance Needed” – The Zimbabwe Independent

Batanai Matsika Financial Analyst The 43rd Insurers’ Conference of the Organization of Insurers in Eastern and Southern Africa (OESAI) held in Kenya reiterated the need to act on the part of insurance players through product innovation in relevant areas such as crop insurance. New business models combined with new digital technologies can improve many insurance […]

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Q&A: birdO talks about street art and wildlife conservation

World-renowned street artist birdO Over the past decade, he has brought nature to the city with breathtaking murals found across Canada and around the world. He is currently working with WWF-Canada to protect his beloved nature. WWF-Canada’s Wildest Ride Contest. The grand prize winner will drive a unique electric vehicle by painting custom wildlife-inspired artwork […]

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As the National Aquarium celebrates its 40th anniversary, back on its conservation journey

BALTIMORE – The National Aquarium opened in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in August 1981, primarily focused on attracting tourists. But, he has given and continues to give visitors a face to face experience with nature and what it means to protect it. “You really see the incredible power of these animals and how complex and just […]

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Conservation plan established after 150 vultures were spotted in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar

A vulture rescue center will be set up in the Ganauli reserve to increase the number of vultures Vultures play an important role as natural scavengers. Photo: Mohd Imran Khan Authorities at Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) began planning for vulture conservation after 150 of the birds were sighted recently in the protected area. VTR […]

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D&R Greenway Land Trust Announces Completion of Phase I of Carbon Sequestration Process to Slow Climate Change at St. Michaels Agricultural Reserve in Hopewell

SCP will be bringing a small herd of cattle to selected fields this summer. This experiment replicates the grasses and healthy ecosystem processes that fed bison long ago in the western prairies. Cattle fed SCP’s fertilized forage grasses, fed soil rich in nutrients and minerals, are expected to produce significantly less methane than is typical […]

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Conservation group urges lawn owners to shut down pipe

“We need water for drinking, fighting fires, agriculture, food and nature,” the group said in a statement. “This water comes from our ponds, streams and groundwater. With increasing drought and stress on our water infrastructure, we ask you not to use our precious resources to water your lawn. Engagement can be a tough “ask” in […]

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LaCONES-CCMB issues guidelines for COVID-19 testing in zoo animals

(Representative image) | Photo credit: iStock images Hyderabad: COVID-19 was reported in zoo animals in India last month. The Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) at CSIR-Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad is one of four centers designated to test animal samples for possible coronavirus infection. With support from the Central […]

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“Planetary” approach proposed for the prediction of a pandemic

Infectious disease models designed to take into account all ecological and anthropological contexts of pathogen transmission in predicting future pandemics, argue Smithsonian researchers in an article published May 17 in Ecology and evolution of nature. They would probably pale at the description, but consider it “One Health” on steroids. Indeed, the new approach adapts established […]

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The Valmiki Tiger Reserve and Zoo remain closed for tourist activities in Bihar | Patna News

PATNA: Pursuant to an order issued by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), the state’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change has decided to maintain the Valimiki tiger reserve in West Champaran and the park Sanjay Gandhi’s biological in Patna closed to visitors and tourist activities until later orders. The state forestry department has […]

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EcoGuardians: Vivek Menon on the establishment of the Wildlife Trust of India, the current state of India’s wildlife and more | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

In 1998, a three-member group led the initiative to protect and conserve India’s rapidly declining wildlife. This renowned organization became known as the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and reached great heights in the field of wildlife conservation under the leadership of Vivek Menon. Over the course of its more than 30-year journey, Vivek has […]

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Why the fear of the spread of Covid in animals is a source of concern for the livestock sector in India

In early May, Asian lions at Hyderabad Zoo (Nehru Zoological Park) tested positive for Covid. At the time, the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change said the infection was not caused by any variant of concern. The ministry said the eight lions that had been infected were isolated. They responded positively to treatment and […]

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Should Switzerland cooperate with China on development aid?

The Addis Ababa Urban Railway in Ethiopia was built by the China Railway Engineering Corporation and financed with loans from the Chinese state bank China Exim-Bank. Keystone / Daniel Getachew China has contacted Switzerland to cooperate on development aid projects. Switzerland has so far been open to such collaborations. NGOs warn of China’s political motivations […]

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‘Friends’ meeting leads to 30% download increase on HBO MAX: Data

Bloomberg Putin bets coal still has a future (Bloomberg) – European governments are making plans to phase out coal, US coal-fired power plants are shut down as clean energy prices fall, and new Asian projects are scrapped as lenders move away from the dirtiest fossil fuel. Russia? The government of President Vladimir Putin is spending […]

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Asiatic lions at Hyderabad Zoo recover from coronavirus infection

Symptoms eased after the lions took medication for almost two weeks. Eight Asian lions at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, infected with the novel coronavirus, have recovered and are now considered negative for the virus. Zoo officials told TNM that the lions are considered negative for the coronavirus under the COVID-19 protocol because the infection […]

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Mastercard partners with Conservation International to protect and restore wildlife habitats with new range of wildlife impact cards

PURCHASE, NY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Mastercard and Conservation International today announced the introduction of the Wildlife Impact Card program, which allows consumers to help protect wildlife habitats, including those that are home to many critically endangered species. Around the world, habitat loss poses the greatest threat to wildlife, with 1 million animal and plant […]

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Biden Earth Day Summit is an American outing celebration on climate change | Voice of America

An “evening out for the United States on climate change”. That’s how Nathan Hultman, director of the Center for Global Sustainability at the University of Maryland, describes the virtual summit that President Joe Biden is hosting with dozens of world leaders from April 22-23. After four years of contempt for the issue under former President […]

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David Suzuki: Are we being too hard on the newly arrived plants and animals?

NOW MagazineNewDavid Suzuki: Are we being too hard on the newly arrived plants and animals? Thanks to global warming and habitat destruction, narratives about ‘invasive species’ have started to change JMrocek / iStock / Getty Images Plus Wild pigs are considered an invasive species in Ontario. As human activity continues to heat the planet and […]

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Open Farm commits to achieving ambitious science-based decarbonization goals to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030

With sustainability and transparency at its core, Open Farm is embarking on a progressive journey to dramatically reduce the brand’s carbon footprint by 2030. Starting with a commitment to offset emissions from direct operations and manufacturing company, Open Farm will launch and work towards an ambitious science of targets based on the reduction of their […]

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The US can help the IMF rethink its lending

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (left) and IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva must work to align their approaches to financing science.Credit: Action Press / Shutterstock, Chesnot / Getty Last week, the world’s economic and financial communities closed their annual meetings – held online this year – on a welcome note. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

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Ozone action days are not going down this year, despite the drop in car traffic

New report finds one-third of Americans risk their health due to poor air quality Tens of thousands of Americans shorten their lives every year, according to a new environmental study, but it can be avoided. Buzz60 Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the main source of volatile organic compounds. The main outdoor […]

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Flurry of executive orders on Day 1 of Biden’s administration

Covid-19 pandemic Wearing the mask the Executive Decree on Federal Workforce Protection and Mask Wearing Requirement requires “federal employees on duty or on site; federal contractors on site; and all persons in federal buildings or on federal lands ”to follow United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines regarding mask wear, social distancing, and […]

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First Community-Owned Passivhaus Certified Scottish Homes Win SURF Award

First Community-Owned Passivhaus Certified Scottish Homes Win SURF Award Posted March 5, 2021 Owned by the Closeburn community Passive house project, the first of its kind in Scotland, won the ‘Housing and Regeneration’ category at the SURF Awards 2020. Closeburn Housing (Photo: Tom Manley) Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF) held its prestigious annual celebratory presentation on […]