First Winners of Prince William’s £1 Million Earthshot Environmental Awards Announced

The five inaugural winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize, including Costa Rica and the Italian city of Milan, were announced at a ceremony in London’s Alexandra Palace on Oct. 17. Each of the winners received a £1 million ($1.37 million) …

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UK Groceries Urged to Boycott Faroese Seafood Due to Dolphin Slaughter

British supermarkets have been called to stop selling seafood from Faroe Islands after hunters in the area slaughtered 1,428 dolphins earlier this month. The grind, or the “Grindadrap” in Faroese, is the yearly hunting of sea animals, dominantly whales, which …

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Aboriginal Owners Win Back Daintree Rainforest in Historic Deal

Aboriginal custodians won back the Daintree tropical rainforest — the world’s oldest living rainforest in northern Australia — in a historic deal with the Queensland government on Sept. 29. The Eastern Kukui Yalanji people have taken formal ownership of the …

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Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Criticizes World Leaders at Youth Climate Summit

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders over their promises to address the climate crisis in a speech at the Youth4Climate Summit in Milan, Italy on Sept. 28. Thunberg, 18, quoted statements from world leaders, including British Prime Minister …

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Biden Administration Launches Measures to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has launched on Sept. 20 new initiatives to protect workers from extreme heat linked to climate change. Biden announced “an all-of-government effort” to provide safe and healthy working conditions to protect workers …

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Minnesota Regulators Order Enbridge to Pay $3 Million for Violating Environmental Law

Minnesota regulators have ordered energy infrastructure giant Enbridge to pay more than $3 million after failing to follow the environmental laws of the state. In a press release, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said it decided to issue …

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Canada Arrests 850 Anti-Logging Protesters

Canadian authorities have arrested more than 850 anti-logging protesters since April 2021 which was recorded to be the country’s biggest act of defiance. Independent.co.uk reported that while most of the trees have already been logged, the protesters wanted to protect …

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