Author: Vinnie Gallagher

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A deforestation roadmap that leaves a lot to be desired

COP27 started with the announcement of a plan to end deforestation in soy, palm oil and beef but experts think it’s without backbone or bite. This year’s COP27 climate negotiations started on a sobering note for me. The world’s largest commodity traders that control much of the global beef, soy and palm oil supply have […]

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15 ways to reforest the planet: International scientists call for decade of global action

Scientists are calling for a “decade of global action” to reforest the planet following the publication of new research involving botanists from Trinity. The landmark issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B reveals the latest scientific advances in forest restoration with the aim of benefiting people as well as nature. “Meeting global targets for the United […]

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Community Empowerment Can Solve the Plastic Crisis

Of all the plastic produced in the world, less than 10% gets recycled, while the rest ends up like plastic trash.

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