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Norway will pay Gabon to preserve its forests

As part of a 10-year deal, Norway will pay $150 million to Gabon to battle deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Geoff Lawton on food forests

Food forests (or forest gardening) are a gardening or land management technique that seek to create a forest - usually in an urban environment - that is entirely devoted to growing edible plants.

Wooden skyscrapers, in five minutes

Leading architects around the world are excited about the prospect of using cross-laminated timber (CLT) to construct the 21 Century's skyscrapers. They believe new wood technology is not only capable of creating incredibly durable and safe buildings, but can play a vital role in reducing climate emissions and sequestering carbon.

The loss and sadness are real

There’s a fine between focusing on the positive and being in denial about the negative.

Indigenous rights get boost as Green Climate Fund approves $1 billion for new projects

The fund - to which countries have pledged more than $10 billion - adopted a landmark policy to protect indigenous people who often live in or near forests, where the fund plans to back conservation projects.

Chile adds 10 million acres of parkland in historic first

At a ceremony on Monday, Chilean president Michelle Bachelet officially declared a major expansion of Chile's parklands, creating two new national parks and protecting vast swaths of the country's rainforests, grasslands, and other wild terrains.

Research breakthrough raises hope of predicting future Ebola outbreaks

Scientists optimistic of creating early-warning system after identifying two-year gap between clearance of forests inhabited by fruit bats and emergence of virus
Hands in crowd

In defense of tribalism

Tribalism is not a failed system. It's just a limited system, one that is healthy and helpful to an extent and dangerous when taken to the extreme.

Vail announces plan for ‘zero net footprint’ by 2030

Vail Resorts announced July 25 they will œaggressively pursue a company-wide sustainability commitment to zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by 2030, and zero net operating impact to forests and habitats.

Target tackles œbranded trash with new recycling initiatives

By 2022, Target will source its own brand paper-based packaging from sustainably managed forests, eliminate expanded polystyrene from its brand packaging, add the How2Recycle label to its packaging, and create more demand for recycled packaging.

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