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Breaking News: Trump Encourages Elephant Hunting

Yesterday, November 16, 2017, the Trump administration once again made it legal for hunters to kill elephants in Zimbabwe and Zambia and bring the bodies of the animals back to the United States. In 2014, the Obama administration had banned the import of hunted elephants in an attempt to curb uncontrollable poaching and the population […]

As Leaders Gather in Bonn for COP23 Climate Talks

The 23rd Conference of Parties is currently being held in Bonn, Germany and political and civil society leaders are meeting to discuss and address the ongoing impacts of climate change. As the leaders meet to plan progress towards goals outlined in the Paris Climate Agreement, the impacts of climate change are being felt by communities […]

Iron, Sand, and the Sweet Taste of Victory

Off the beaten path, but just three hours from Santiago, lies the region of Maule, Chile – a place of incomparable natural beauty. Near the town of Putú, there are breathtaking sand dunes and wetlands, natural spaces that often end up on the itineraries of visiting tourists. But what you don’t find in the visitors […]

The Catholic Church Divests $5 Trillion from Fossil Fuels

In April 2017, spanning five continents, an international coalition of Catholic institutions has divested from polluting fossil fuels. The Global Catholic Climate movement made the announcement October 3, marking the largest joint declaration of divestment by Catholic organizations to date. The total amount divested totals upwards of $5 trillion. Global Greengrants Fund has supported multiple […]

5 Environmental Defenders Who Give Us Hope

Here at Global Greengrants Fund, we believe solutions to environmental harm and social injustice come from people whose lives are most impacted. Every day, our global network of people on the frontlines and donors comes together to support communities to protect their ways of life and our planet. Because when local people have a say […]