With the help of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and private donations, The Nature Conservancy has bought 2 miles of property along the Virgin River near Zion National Park for $4.3 million.
Thousands of researchers and STEM professionals, including two prominent scientific journals, have vowed to not partake in business as usual on Wednesday as an act of solidarity with ongoing protests against racial injustice.
Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have elected a black woman as president of the Undergraduate Association for the first time in the school’s history. Danielle Geathers and running mate Yu Jing Chen won the student government election earlier this month.
The British multinational investment bank Barclays has entered RE100, a global initiative committing to source 100% renewable electricity for their global operations by 2030.
UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg has announced Beyond Carbon campaign to close the United States’ fleet of coal plants and halt new gas plants.