Stories tagged "China"

February 8, 2019

Interview of the Week: Todd Stern on COP 24 and the GND

Todd Stern is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Distinguished Fellow at the World Resources Institute. He previously served as the Special Envoy for Climate Change at the State Department, leading the U.S. effort in negotiating the Paris Agreement....


Major Wildlife Trafficking Busts In Hong Kong and Uganda

CNN reported last Friday that Hong Kong customs agents had taken into custody $8 million dollars worth of smuggled endangered species parts, including the largest single cache of pangolin scales.  This was one of the largest wildlife trafficking busts ever in Hong...

January 17, 2019

Deep Blue shark doo doo doo doo doo doo

Sharks are incredibly important apex predators and maintain healthy populations of animals below them on the food chain. However, because of human activity such as bycatch, illegal fishing, habitat degradation, and shark finning, sharks face increasing risks to their...

January 5, 2019

Exploring Strange Worlds, Going Where No Craft Has Gone Before

The holiday break proved to be a big one for space exploration as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft reached the outer edges of our universe and China’s Chang’e-4 rover landed on the far side of the moon, launching China’s space program into a new...

May 30, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Clearing Up Kilauea Smoke-Blowing, Using Biotech to Bring Back the American Chestnut, Climate Change-driven River Flooding in China Will Harm US Economy, Climate Lawsuits Going Strong, World Central Kitchen Getting Restaurants Back Up and Running in Puerto Rico, One Cool Thing:  The Antarctic Under the Ice

Our Daily Planet: Kilauea Blowing Smoke, China Flooding, Puerto Rico's Grim Toll, and Valleys Under the Ice Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български...

March 23, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Earth Hour, World Water Day In Tweets and a Video, China Takes Advantage of US Deregulation To Supply Its Citizens With Pork, Interview of the Week: Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, CEO of OceanCollectiv, Great Pacific Garbage Patch Bigger Than Previously Thought, Hero of the Week: Monica Lewis-Patrick

Our Daily Planet: Lights Out Saturday Night, Chinese Pork, and Who Is Our Hero This Week? Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)...