Category: News

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 […]

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 […]

Meet the Youth Climate Activists Suing the U.S. Government

Across the United States, a group of powerful, determined citizens are standing up and actively holding the government accountable for the future of our shared planet. They are fighting for their most basic constitutional rights to a healthy environment, and they aren’t backing down. The best part? Most of them are in middle school. From […]

How these Mongolian herders took on a mine and won

A group of camel herders in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia are celebrating a historic victory. After four years of intense negotiations, the local herder organizations took on a major mining company and won. In this David vs. Goliath story, the locals won a landmark agreement with the operators of one of the world’s largest […]