National Geographic photographer James Balog and his crew risk life and limb “Chasing Ice” to record in pictures the story of diminishing Arctic ice sheets. It’s not too late to see the film, but time may be running out for some of the glaciers.
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The Nature Conservancy’s Frank Lowenstein is headed to Peru on an official visit as part of his fellowship with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas.
During the recent Feast of St. Francis observance, many Catholic groups held screenings of an Academy Award-nominated film documenting the plight of islanders affected by climate change. Check out the trailer of the film “Sun Come Up” in today’s post.
Check out the California Climate Change Chronicles to catch up on breaking climate policy news: California’s governor has signed a trio of bills into law dealing with emissions reductions, economic benefits for communities and coastal resilience to climate change.
Himalayan glaciers may be receding, but a new study finds that changes to monsoons and snowmelt – as well as increasing pressure on groundwater – are more immediate concerns for local water supplies.
A 10-member crew from Papua New Guinea uses traditional seafaring knowledge to raise awareness of threats that climate change is bringing to their islands and culture.
The Nature Conservancy has published a new report focusing on lessons for climate finance from Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Mexico and Peru. Click on this post to learn more and download the full report.
After too many encounters with “I”-named hurricanes, Sarene Marshall’s family has kept a wary eye on storm Isaac brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.
A group of 121 experts has named The Nature Conservancy a “high-impact nonprofit” working in the field of climate change, according to Philanthropedia.
This latest season of heat and drought is driving home to many of us, that in order to protect our families from needless impacts, we need to take steps to avoid looming climate bankruptcy.
The key to Micronesia’s future may lie in motiviating its youth to find conservation solutions. In the next episode of Into the Islands with Dan Ho, we visit Majuro Atoll, where shorelines are changing.
Representatives of North American indigenous tribes from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico are gathering at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian this week to give voice to the changes they are experiencing in the climate around them.
In the News is a Planet Change selection of the latest news, stories and images on climate change, nature, our environment and the impacts of a changing planet. From Arctic ice melt methane release to G8 climate plan, extreme weather text alerts, iMatter youth campaign and the Map of Life — this is what we’ve found and what we’re reading.