nature conservancy

$1 Billion Effort Launched to Protect 30% of the Planet by 2030

$1 Billion Effort Launched to Protect 30% of the Planet by 2030

If you follow environmental news, every day it seems like the world is getting worse. One landmark study found that animals are going extinct 1,000 times faster than their natural rate because of human influence and habitat loss. To help fight back against these worrying trends, Swiss billionaire and conservationist Hansjörg Wyss will be donating […]

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    Better Land Use Can Achieve 30% of Carbon Cuts by 2030

    Better Land Use Can Achieve 30% of Carbon Cuts by 2030

    By Tim Radford Land use is often a forgotten priority, yet those of us who wish to contain global warming and avert catastrophic climate change have a natural ally: the land. As nations plan to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion, an international team of scientists has calculated just how much the […]