Caring for Forests Today to Ensure Clear Skies Tomorrow

Forests.  Growing up, I had never really thought a lot about them. I like open spaces; beaches, the sea, mountains with far sights and clear skies. And I never hugged a tree as a child either. I did climb in them, but only for the sights I could see from a higher...

Moody’s Declares Environmental Sustainability Commitments

Moody’s Corporation announced that it has established new environmental sustainability commitments and progress milestones, including plans for expanding its carbon neutrality and procuring 100% renewable electricity, as well as target goals for reducing its...

Can Selling Timber Help Communities Maintain Forests?

Worldwide, local communities in the tropics and subtropics control 22 percent of the forest carbon in those regions. For several decades, development organizations have promoted sustainable forest use approaches to help communities manage these forests. One such...

Tetra Pak Commits Itself to Net Zero Emissions as Strategic Vision

The company announces commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its own operations by 2030, with the ambition to achieve net zero GHG emissions for the entire value chain by 2050 Tetra Pak sets strategic priority in driving sustainability...

International Tiger day: Importance and Significance

By Ram Kumar Every year on 29 July, the International Tiger day is celebrated in order to conserve the tiger's natural habitat and to increase awareness regarding their conservation. The International Tiger day is also known as Global Tiger day. The convention of...

Inventor John Warner Joins Zymergen For Green Chemistry

Industry pioneer unifies theory with action to discover and deliver more breakthrough products faster Groundbreaking inventor and chemist John Warner has joined Zymergen, the global science and material innovation company, where he will serve as Distinguished Research...

Aiding Biodiversity of Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley

Extending from the conjunction of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in Illinois to the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana, the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley (LMAV) comprises of in excess of 24 million sections of land of forested wetlands with rich alluvial soils. Home to...