#environment

  • Article: Thousands of Schools and Universities Declare 'Climate Emergency'
    Education

    Thousands of Schools and Universities Declare 'Climate Emergency'

    July 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Academic institutions are pledging to do more in the battle to save the planet. Read more

  • Article: 7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags
    Environment

    7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 26, 2019

    To combat Japan's high levels of plastic waste, the company will switch to biodegradable wrappers. Read more

  • Article: Large Animals Could Die Out Within Next 100 Years, Study Finds
    Environment

    Large Animals Could Die Out Within Next 100 Years, Study Finds

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 29, 2019

    Scientists say the shift, caused by humans, could signal major changes for the world’s ecosystems. Read more

  • Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers
    Environment

    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  • Article: Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.
    Environment

    Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|May 9, 2019

    Free-flowing rivers sustain both wildlife and human activity. Read more

  • Article: Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds
    Environment

    Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    New study shows all national parks suffer from some level of hazardous air pollution. Read more

  • Article: How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change
    Environment

    How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change

    By Lindsay Powers|May 8, 2019

    New research shows how simple conversations between kids and adults can change the world. Read more

  • Article: Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds
    Environment

    Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds

    May 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Deforestation impacts local communities through climate change and socio-economic stress. Read more