Category: Climate Change

Sumatra Indonesia

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees Stakeholders welcome the European Commission’s intention to step up EU action against deforestation and forest degradation, as indicated in today’s publication of a roadmap towards a Communication, which is expected to be adopted in the second quarter of 2019. This initiative follows numerous calls by NGOs and other civil society […]

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orangutan conservation

Few Things Grow Forever By Jason Hickel, Foreign Policy Warnings about ecological breakdown have become ubiquitous. Over the past few years, major newspapers, including the Guardian and the New York Times, have carried alarming stories on soil depletion, deforestation, and the collapse of fish stocks and insect populations. These crises are being driven by global […]

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global warming and climate change

Deforestation Throwing Fuel On The Fire Deforestation generates about 20 percent of greenhouse gasses and cripples our planet’s ability to filter carbon dioxide from our air. Unfortunately, deforestation also threatens entire watersheds, endangered species and endangered cultures around the world. An international PR firm has launched a program to help reverse deforestation, while defending entire ecosystems. If all CO2 emissions stopped today, climate change […]

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global warming and climate change

Tensions Rising With Global Warming Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have poured new fuel on the debate over man-made climate change. It’s unfortunate that there is even a debate at all. We are wasting critical time and resources as we seek to justify our overconsumption and our fascination with capitalizing on the misfortunes of others. […]

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global warming and climate change

Climate Change Threatens Water Supplies The greater Kilimanjaro region is one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet. A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme says that protecting East Africa’s mountain ecosystems would safeguard the region’s $7 billion tourism industry, not to mention the lives of millions of people and iconic endangered species. […]

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global warming and climate change

Defending Ecosystems Forests in East Africa are still vanishing due to agriculture and the need for fuel wood and charcoal. This deforestation threatens ecosystems that support millions of people and endangered species. To help stop this growing crisis, dozens of NGOs and thousands of stakeholders across five nations have united to develop plans that can make this […]

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global warming and climate change

Climate Change Action Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to our partners in East Africa, we have one of the largest carbon capture opportunities in the world and it’s ready to begin immediately. With the help of foundations, corporations, governments, NGOs and donors, we can conserve millions of hectares of […]

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elephant conservation Tanzania

Climate Change Impacting Most Of Africa The world is at a turning point. Ecosystems in some regions are on the verge of collapse. Balancing record human populations with diminishing and degraded natural resources is getting more challenging every day. Meanwhile, climate change is making that balancing act more complex, as agriculture, water, wildlife and communities […]

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elephant conservation Tanzania

Defending Ecosystems A Priority Ecosystems in some regions of the world are on the verge of collapse. Balancing record human populations with diminishing and degraded natural resources is getting more challenging every day. Climate change is making that balancing act even more complex, as agriculture, water, wildlife and communities are feeling the impact in most […]

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orangutan conservation

Natural Solutions To Capture Carbon Denying the contributions of air pollution to climate change is like trying to defy gravity. If you disagree, just see what happens when you put a running car in the garage and close the door. It will kill you. Our atmosphere also is a confined space and we are pumping […]

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orangutan conservation

Carbon, Climate, Change The Internet is changing life as we know it. An international marketing agency is tapping the positive side of that dynamic to launch the “Web Of Life” campaign to help reforest the planet. Crossbow Communications is raising money for Sacred Seedlings, an international reforestation and forest conservation program. “Our partners in Tanzania will plant […]

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global warming and climate change

Global Warming Driving Extreme Weather When people, organizations and corporations oppose efforts to reduce global warming and climate change, what are they actually fighting for? An energy policy that depends on hostile, foreign regimes? Energy policies that promote waste and inefficiency? Dirty energy and air pollution? Domestic exploration and development that contaminates dwindling water supplies? […]

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