As part of a 10-year deal, Norway will pay $150 million to Gabon to battle deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
There’s a fine between focusing on the positive and being in denial about the negative.
Our cultivation of fire is what allowed us to grow into the humans we know ourselves as today. The advent of fire lit the symbolic fires of creativity and self-awareness within us that drive our evolution and growth to this day.
If you were an alien observing humanity for the first time, would you deem this species an abysmal failure or a promising, remarkable work in progress?
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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.
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.
Scientists optimistic of creating early-warning system after identifying two-year gap between clearance of forests inhabited by fruit bats and emergence of virus
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 Resorts announced July 25 they will aggressively 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.
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.
Under the Paris Agreement, India has pledged to increase its forests by 95 million hectares by 2030, costing around $6.2 billion.
At its most fundamental level, Living Earth asks us to see our planet not as a big rock on which plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and other life have sprung up. Rather, Living Earth asks us to view the entire planet – and everything on it – as one big, living organism.