Aerial view of Punta del Este surrounded by water

Last March, environmental advocates celebrated a landmark victory when United Nations negotiators agreed to write a binding global treaty on plastic pollution. As the meeting concluded, diplomats emotionally declared that multilateralism is “still alive,” and called the intergovernmental environmental deal the most significant since the 2015 Paris Agreement. The treatyContinue Reading

More conservation efforts are needed to slow global biodiversity loss.

COP15 will take place from 7 to 9 December in Montreal, Canada. Climate change and human interference is causing biodiversity to decline around the world. The international summit offers a chance for world leaders to work together to reverse the decline. From rewilding schemes to the destruction of invasive species,Continue Reading

As 2022 Season Closes, World Surf League Reports Progress of ‘We Are One Ocean’ Initiative

In 2021, WSL launched WAOO to protect and conserve surf ecosystems around the world. Over the 2022 tour season, it collaborated with community organizations, indigenous groups, surfers and others on activations including replanting native coastal vegetation in Hawaii, removing plastic pollution from Indonesian waterways, and restoring coral reefs in Tahiti.Continue Reading

The World Wants Israel’s Energy And Environmental Innovations

Israeli Climate Envoy Gideon Behar meets with President Juan Manuel Moreno Bonilla of Andalucia at … [+] COP27. Ken Silverstein About 10 minutes into my interview with Israel’s special envoy for climate change and sustainability, the president of Andalusia — an autonomous region within Spain — walks in. Gideon BeharContinue Reading

Auwal Ahmed Ibrahim

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, UNRISD come with a new eco-social contract flag to achieve the vision 2030 in the mainstream of justice for all. The 2020 flag of the new eco-social contract is geared to track equality between the climate and the society, build ways toContinue Reading

World Cup: Outdoor Air Conditioning's Environmental Impact

The organizers of this year’s World Cup in Qatar are facing heat for a range of controversies. But when athletes hit the field, they’ll be nice and cool, despite scorching temperatures outside. That’s because the open-air arenas the country constructed for the tournament are air conditioned. Read More: Weary andContinue Reading

Rubik Hub’s Journey Helping Local Startups Conquer the World

After 230 co-founders, 100 startups, 400 students and 130 mentors engaged at a local, regional, and international level, Rubik Hub, the startup ecosystem builder based in Piatra-Neamt, Romania, is getting ready to scale its model globally. With the latest edition of the Rubik Garage accelerator program, the team validated someContinue Reading

The world can’t recycle its way out of the plastics crisis

There are an estimated 50 trillion to 75 trillion plastic particles in the world’s oceans and another 8 million to 10 million tons are added every year, with catastrophic impacts on marine wildlife and ecosystems. Damage to these ecosystems from plastic pollution causes an estimated $500 billion to $2.5 trillionContinue Reading