Archives for People and the Planet
ClientEarth, which describes itself as a group of activist lawyers committed to a cleaner planet, is suing the U.K. government over what it calls a “national air pollution crisis.”
Even on a snowy day, Lake Louise shined with awe-inspiring beauty. So no matter when you travel to the Calgary area, don't miss out on this special place. It is one of many reasons why Banff is one of the happiest places on earth.
The IUCN says that Africa's elephant population has seen its worst decline in 25 years. Based on a wide collection of data, the continent most likely has 93,000 fewer of these incredible animals than 10 years ago.
Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to employee cafes.
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.
One of the state’s natural wonders is the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known locally as the beloved Honu. Unfortunately, pollution is among the challenges that have caused these incredible animals to become endangered.
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
A Chicago court ruled unanimously that the Department of Energy “acted within its authority and did not violate any regulatory or statutory provisions" when it put a figure on the social cost of carbon.
According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer's and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece has put children at risk.
A visit to Mariposa, California offers a break from the heat and dust of San Joaquin Valley as the cooler air welcomes you to the southern end of what is often called the Gold Country.
The Land of Medicine Buddha, a beautiful meditation retreat in the mountains above Soquel, California, offer a quiet respite from everyday life.