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This weeks’ TIME magazine cover features a very familiar face and perhaps one of the greatest conservationists of our time: Jane Goodall. You may know her for her work with Chimpanzees, but you may not know that she pioneered conservation, biodiversity, and climate change awareness back when they were still on the fringes of both politics and public thought. Now TIME is spotlighting not only her work but the legacy it’s left for future generations and the world.
Goodall, now 87, says that she sees both the worry and the hope in younger generations and that she’s determined to use the time she has to help them build a brighter future. “I’m about to leave the world and leave it behind me with all the mess,” she told TIME. “Young people have to grow up into it. They need every bit of help they can.”
Last month, 50,000 images from 90 countries entered National Geographic’s 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Among the many breathtaking photos of a living planet fighting against climate change, a winner has finally been chosen. French underwater photographer Laurent Ballesta has been awarded Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 for his photo of […]
The Fossil Fuel Resistance is in Washington, D.C. October 11-15, 2021#PeopleVsFossilFuels pic.twitter.com/BsnJsujRFe — Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) (@CJAOurPower) October 11, 2021 On Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, hundreds of people marched to the White House to demand the President and Congress step up efforts to combat climate change. The rally was organized by the Build Back Fossil […]
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer According to new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, at least 85% of the global population feels the impacts of human-induced climate change. The study evaluated more than 100,000 studies of events that could be linked to climate change, like crop failures, alongside temperature and precipitation changes caused by carbon emissions. The results […]
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