Stories tagged "nature"

May 8, 2019

After the UN Extinction Report — Now What?

The United Nations report on the extinction crisis that came out on Monday made a relatively big splash. ICYMI, a group of scientists called the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), determined that biodiversity is...

May 5, 2019

New Report Hopes to Spark “Paris Moment” for Biodiversity

A major United Nations scientific report on biodiversity will be released later today, after a week of negotiations on the final text written by 400 leading scientists from 130 nations assessing the state of Nature — and its impact on humanity — across the...

April 8, 2019

Two Cool Things: Great New Nature Documentaries

Environmentally-themed documentary films and TV series are having a Renaissance.  Last week, National Geographic debuted a new six-part nature series from Guillermo Navarro, the Academy Award-winning cinematographer of the feature film Pan’s Labyrinth.  The...

March 23, 2019

The True Cost of That “Instagram-able” Moment

By: Miro Korenha, Founder and Publisher of Our Daily Planet   The past two weeks have brought Southern California not only a migration of a billion butterflies but also a super bloom of poppies and other wildflowers that have set social media accounts abuzz. It’s...