Juliana v. United States moves forward, again
The United States Supreme Court denied the Trump administration’s application for stay in the landmark constitutional climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States.
U.S. household food purchasing a major source of greenhouse gas emissions
The urgent problem of climate change requires that we all find ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions we generate in our daily lives, and that could start with changing what we eat.
LDF Executive Director Justin Winters introduces One Earth at Bioneers
One Earth, an initiative of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, has developed a bold, new plan to avert a climate crisis and protect our biosphere. Justin Winters explains the three OE goals humanity needs to achieve by 2050.
More than USD1 billion per year needed to secure Africa’s protected areas with lions
Investing in Africa’s parks and reserves could save Africa’s lions, benefit people and secure priceless global assets.
How much oil palm can we grow without drastically impacting mammal communities in Colombia?
As oil palm plantations continue to expand in Latin America, identifying critical transitions in land use, at which animal communities can be drastically altered, is crucial for conservation planning.
The latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us
The long-awaited new IPCC report makes for grim reading: To avoid severe economic and social shocks and protect essential ecosystems, we urgently need to limit the increase in global temperature to within 1.5° C. But how?
Missing pathways to 1.5°C
The role of the land sector in ambitious climate action.
A message from Amazon leaders to world leaders
Indigenous leaders from across the Amazon Basin released a declaration calling for the consolidation of the biggest environmental and cultural corridor in the world to unite protected areas with indigenous territories, recover degraded areas and promote the sustainable use of the forest.
No time for false saviours
Burning forests won’t help us out of the climate crisis. Restoring them will.
L.A. County’s Measure W: An investment in our water systems, our Health, and our children
We value water because it protects public health, beautifies our neighborhoods, and drives community vitality. Vote “Yes” on Measure W.
Protection of primary forests is priority, but reforestation is also crucial
A new international study shows that secondary forests remain species and carbon-poor compared to undisturbed primary forests.
Tree-planting search engine Ecosia offers to buy Germany’s Hambach Forest to save it from destruction
Nonprofit search engine Ecosia wants to pay €1 million to preserve the remaining 10% of the Hambach Forest, an ancient forest that has been decimated by the coal industry.