#Environment

  • Article: An Indigenous Ranger Just Won the Australian Geographic’s Conservationist of the Year Award

    An Indigenous Ranger Just Won the Australian Geographic’s Conservationist of the Year Award

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 10, 2019

    Albert Wiggan has worked to limit large-scale gas hubs in outback Australia. Read more

  • Article: 'Climate Strike' Has Just Been Declared 2019's Word of the Year

    'Climate Strike' Has Just Been Declared 2019's Word of the Year

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 8, 2019

    As climate protesters have taken to the streets around the world, a new term is gaining popularity. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    “Climate change is the defining long-term issue of our generation.” Read more

  • Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more

  • Article: Sea Levels Will Keep Rising Until at Least 2300

    Sea Levels Will Keep Rising Until at Least 2300

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 6, 2019

    “The bottom line is, no matter how much you emit, you commit to sea level rise.” Read more

  • Article: Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 6, 2019

    “It’s a dire situation.” Read more

  • Article: The First Rain in Months for Drought-Ravaged NSW Brings Mass Celebrations

    The First Rain in Months for Drought-Ravaged NSW Brings Mass Celebrations

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 5, 2019

    Thirty-three percent of New South Wales is in ‘intense’ drought. Read more

  • Article: Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 4, 2019

    The ban is expected to help protect the environment by reducing plastic pollution. Read more