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A gorilla shot and killed before my eyes: a primatologist's plea to save great apes

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.03.2017 | Green
The Conversation Global

A bonobo mother and her child. Pixabay Shelly Masi, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN) - Sorbonne Universités A recent study on primate ...

Green Infrastructure Key to Solving 21st Century Water Crises

Michael Jenkins | Posted 01.17.2017 | Green
Michael Jenkins

Cities and communities all over the world are facing severe water crises. Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing its worst drought in decades; and while C...

Protecting forests: It's the right thing to do, and we can do it

David MacLennan | Posted 01.17.2017 | Business
David MacLennan

On a recent trip to Brazil, we flew over the Amazon. Looking out the plane window, I saw an ocean of trees blanketing the ground below. But I also saw...

Protecting what protects us

Daniel Mittler | Posted 12.02.2016 | Green
Daniel Mittler

The diversity of nature is essential to ensure our planet remains habitable. That is why we need to stand up to all those who endanger the global web ...

An 'Unprecedented' 102 Million Trees Have Died In California's Drought-Stricken Forests

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.02.2016 | Green

In California’s drought-stricken forests, trees are dying at an “unprecedented” rate, according to officials. The U.S. Forest Service said last ...

'Green News Report' - December 1, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly firestorm fueled by drought and high winds engulfs Tennessee towns...

A Path For Forests And The Planet

Michael Jenkins | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Michael Jenkins

The result of this month's US election threw a pall over the meetings in Marrakech and could potentially represent a major setback to these efforts.

The World Unites, The Vulnerable Inspire - But Hard Work Ahead

Jennifer L Morgan | Posted 11.18.2016 | Green
Jennifer L Morgan

There is much work to do. But what we can learn from the electricity sector is that one of our founders, Bob Hunter, was right when he said that "big change looks impossible when you start and inevitable when you finish."

A change in direction

Ivo Mulder | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Ivo Mulder

The bottom line is that a business-as-usual scenario does not work.

The Deforestation-Free Diet

Justin Adams | Posted 11.08.2016 | Green
Justin Adams

By Justin Adams, Global Managing Director of Lands at The Nature Conservancy As many people in the western world pay closer attention to what goes in...

5 key things to expect at the Climate Conference (COP22) in Marrakech

Jennifer L Morgan | Posted 11.07.2016 | Green
Jennifer L Morgan

With the Paris Agreement coming into force the week before this big UN climate meeting, the timing couldn't be better for swiftly moving forward. P...

Sustainable infrastructure: Looking beyond man-made value

Paul Polman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Paul Polman

Only sustainable infrastructure - one that refuses to trade long-term sustainability for short-term gains - will bring about the transformative change we need.

Forty-five years of people power

Bunny McDiarmid | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home
Bunny McDiarmid

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the ...

Forty-five years of people power

Jennifer L Morgan | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Jennifer L Morgan

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the ...

Thirteen Things You Never Knew About Pine Cones...

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.29.2016 | Weird News
Xaque Gruber

On a recent trip to San Diego, I met two Americans (in their 20s or 30s) who had never heard of Maine, the state where I am living. I tried to explain...

You are the Bolala (And #IAmTheBolala too)

Danna Smith | Posted 07.27.2016 | Green
Danna Smith

Forests are a place of beauty, power and wonder. They can transport you back to a primordial time when magical creatures walked the planet, stimulatin...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Surprise! Donald Trump's running mate is also a climate science denier; U...

Starbucks Cups Destroy Forests: 8000+ Paper Cups a Minute Used Once & Trashed

Todd Paglia | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
Todd Paglia

On Thursday, July 7, at 6:20 a.m. a yellow Penske rental truck pulled up in front of Starbucks Headquarters in Seattle. Ten Stand.earth volunteers jum...

"The river is our blood" - standing with the Munduruku in the heart of the Amazon

Bunny McDiarmid | Posted 07.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bunny McDiarmid

There is nothing quite like flying over the Brazilian Amazon. The forest spreads out like an endless green carpet, crisscrossed by ribbons of water an...

Indonesia's East Kalimantan Province Commits To New Green Growth Pathway

Justin Adams | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Justin Adams

East Kalimantan is a microcosm for many of the world's development dilemmas, with its leaders grappling with the challenge of how to bring millions of people out of poverty without destroying the natural resources that local people and the local economy depend upon.

Climate Change This Week: Where Inaction Leads, Clean Jobs Boom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

Recreating Forests of the Past Isn't Enough to Fix Our Wildfire Problems

The Conversation US | Posted 05.27.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

It now appears that while restoration may be a permanent principle, one widely adopted, it is not a transcendent one. It only has meaning in particular places and practices and, we might add, times.

Kauai Island, Hawaii

David Code | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
David Code

My greatest moment of trepidation was when I strapped on my tank and flippers, placed the air regulator in my mouth, and stepped off the edge of the b...

'Green News Report' - May 10, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.10.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Cooler weather slows growth of Canada's catastrophic oil sands region fir...

'Green News Report' - May 5, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Massive wildfire forces evacuations in Canada's tar sands oil country; FL...