“A new United Nations report highlighting the devastating impact of humans on the natural world should serve as an urgent ‘wake-up call’ to policymakers in the Cayman Islands and across the globe, according to a host of environmental officials, researchers and non-profits.” James Whittaker reports for the Cayman Compass, writing about the most threatened animals […]
ScienceDaily Researchers studied recent extinctions from climate change to estimate the loss of plant and animal species by 2070. Their results suggest that as many as one in three species could face extinction unless warming is reduced. Read article at One-third of plant and animal species could be gone in 50 years — ScienceDaily
The river needs a rescue plan — 40 million people depend on it.
A report from the Caribbean National Weekly. Jamaica has launched a National Tree Planting programme that will aim to plan three million timber and ornamental trees over the next three years. The programme that was recently launched by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is being managed by the Forestry Department and will see the foresting of 3,000 […]
By Marianne Smith as published in The Salt Lake Tribune I am writing in response to the Jan. 26 commentary you published “Wild mustangs need to be managed, not saved” by Saige Bowen. I do not agree with Bowen that “well-meaning sympathizers” are mistakenly advocating for the viability of America’s wild horse population. The commentary […]
An attempt to transform the Irish landscape with nature’s own carbon captors will see 22 million trees planted every year for the next 20 years. The ambitious plan is the equivalent of planting more than 6,000 Croke Park pitches every year until 2040. If successful, the area of land under trees could increase by 20 […]
Trees are so important for our planet, from giving us the oxygen we breathe, absorbing Co2, providing food, and homes for wild life – we can’t live without them. Yet, billions of trees are cut down each year to make room for agricultural land, development, or paper. Trees are one of our best defences against […]