Goldman Environmental Prize

Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Seven Environmental Heroes

  Award recognizes activists from Colombia, France, Vietnam, the Philippines, South Africa, and the United States   The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions, the Goldman…

e-waste

An end to electronic waste: United Nations organizations highlight their commitment

Organizations from the United Nations system, most active in addressing the global e-waste challenge, signed a Letter of Intent paving the way for coordination and collaboration on United Nations system-wide support for e-waste management. The signatories organizations included: UN Environment, the International Telecommunication Union, United Nations University, International Labour Organization, the Basel and Stockholm Convention,…

regenerative agriculture

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Dear EarthTalk: What is so-called Regenerative Agriculture and why are environmentalists so bullish on it? — Jess Mancuso, Montgomery, PA Regenerative Agriculture (RA) describes farming and grazing practices that help reverse climate change by rebuilding the organic matter in soil and restoring degraded soil biodiversity. “Specifically, Regenerative Agriculture is a holistic land management practice that…

environmental

Environmental peacebuilding researchers receive prestigious Al-Moumin Award

Shared environmental interests and cooperative action can be used to build trust, establish shared identities, and transform conflict into peace. Fifteen years ago, Ken Conca, Professor at American University’s School of International Service, and Geoffrey Dabelko, Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies Program at Ohio University, introduced and examined this idea in their book,…