Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

Indigenous people play a key r

Indigenous people play a key role in preserving vulnerable ecosystems

Environmentalists typically turn to rigorous scientific research to preserve ecosystems, but a recent study shows that grassroots knowledge from Indigenous people can play an equally important role in conservation efforts. The new study from Rutgers University collected more than 300 indicators Read More...

Innovative tree growing method

Innovative tree growing method sees tiny urban forests pop up across Europe

Planting more forests around the globe is definitely a good approach to help reduce the risk of climate change, but it can take decades before trees can grow to their full potential and significantly benefit the environment. Using an innovative approach towards growing forests, people around Read More...

The EU is committing big money

The EU is committing big money to boosting biodiversity in Europe

We have fantastic news from the climate front in Europe. This week, the European Commission has committed to protecting 30% of the EU’s land and oceans by 2030 as part of the European Green Deal, in a plan tentatively welcomed by environment groups who warned far-reaching ambitions must not only Read More...

Brazil is now taking swift act

Brazil is now taking swift action to protect Amazon rainforest from loggers

Brazil is home to the largest swath of the mesmerizing Amazon rainforest, but unfortunately, its government has allowed mass deforestation to occur under its watch. The good news—we say with an air of caution—is that the Brazilian government seems to be finally taking the issue seriously after Read More...

How planting trees saved an en

How planting trees saved an entire district of West Bengal

Twenty years ago, the Purulia district of West Bengal was facing a crisis. Water shortages, heat waves, erosion, lack of firewood, and biodiversity loss plagued the area until the 30,000 residents decided to invest in a permanent solution: the Green Mountain.  The district transformed a barren Read More...

Sex and the single duck

Sex and the single duck

A distressing story of abduction, racial prejudice and murder -- all in the name of protecting biodiversity. David Cox | November 2003 issue New Labour’s ever-growing army of critics have yet to accuse it of genocide. They should. The United Kingdom’s caring government proposes to exterminate Read More...