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Humpback whales in the South Atlantic have recovered from near-extinction

In the 1950s there was only around 450 humpback whales left off the region surrounding the coast of Brazil. A new study shows 25,000 in the same region today.

Germany’s CO2 emissions predicted to decline remarkably in 2019

Germany is predicted to complete its second year in a row of significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Along with the country’s lessening reliance on coal, Germany is consuming less energy and producing less CO2 than previously predicted.

UK government commits to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050

The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.

Los Angeles launches its own Green New Deal

The plan requires all new city-owned buildings to be “all-electric,” effective immediately, aims to phase out Styrofoam by 2021, and more.

Michael Green on the Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are now adopted by 193 countries and represent a level of international collaboration unparalleled in human history.
Back of Pope's head

[Hu]man is [not] stupid

We need to see that humanity is deeply beautiful, imaginative, loving, and capable of incredible transformation and action in the face of climate change.
a grasshopper

Entomophagy (eating bugs), in five minutes

Eating bugs is not only an opportunity to expand our diets and find delicious food, it is essential for our society’s sustainability.

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