International

"Global Plastic Pollution Treaty Talks Hit Critical Stage In Canada"

"Thousands of negotiators and observers representing most of the world’s nations are gathering in the Canadian city of Ottawa this week to craft a treaty to stop the rapidly escalating problem of plastic pollution."

Source: AP, 04/24/2024

Roadkill Makes for Jolting Read in ‘Crossings’

As human roadways sprawl across a global network, the planet’s other living things have not only found the vehicles that travel them among the world’s deadliest weapons but also that road noise, the impassable divisions of the landscape and more have massive implications for nature. BookShelf reviews Ben Goldfarb’s eye-opening new book, “Crossings,” and the realities of road ecology.

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May 20, 2024

DEADLINE: Yale Environment 360 Film Contest

This annual contest honors the year’s best environmental films from around the world, highlighting work that has not previously been widely seen. Cash prizes. Deadline to enter is May 20, 2024.

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April 25, 2024

Working 9 to 5: How to Turn Your Job Into a Force for Climate Action

Join Project Drawdown to explore how the workplace is the perfect place for climate solutions and how every employee in every job function has a role to play in creating change and connecting their job to climate action. 1:00 p.m. ET.

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Earth Day: A Senator More Than 50 Years Ago Got People Fighting For Planet

"Millions of people around the world will pause on Monday, at least for a moment, to mark Earth Day. It’s an annual event founded by people who hoped to stir activism to clean up and preserve a planet that is now home to some 8 billion humans and assorted trillions of other organisms."

Source: AP, 04/22/2024
May 2, 2024

SEJ Webinar: The Intersections of Press Freedom and the Environment

Join Freedom of the Press Foundation and SEJ for a virtual discussion on obstacles U.S. journalists face when reporting urgent climate change and environmental issues for their communities — whether violence or arrest when covering environmental protests or denials of access and legal obstructions when investigating centers of political and corporate power. Q&A to follow. 12pm ET/9am PT. 

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