Noelani Kirschner

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U.S. innovators use AI to protect land and ocean habitats

Learn about U.S.-developed artificial intelligence tools that are helping to save coral reefs and forests.
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Explore Expo 2020 with U.S. Youth Ambassadors

This year, 75 Youth Ambassadors will greet visitors to the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai. Learn more about them here.
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The African American psychiatrist who made landmark Alzheimer’s discoveries

Learn about the contributions of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, the first African American psychiatrist in the United States.
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Leaders agree to ‘transformative’ action to stop deforestation by 2030

At COP26, leaders from more than 100 countries around the world agreed to halt deforestation by 2030 and invest in land restoration.
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Biden restores original protections to 3 national monuments

President Biden recently restored original protections to three national monuments in the United States. Learn more about each here.
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Protecting the climate and creating jobs

The U.S. private sector is creating green energy jobs at home and abroad, as a part of the U.S. commitment to tackling climate change.
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American baseball steps up to the plate on climate

Across the United States, baseball players are leading conservation efforts to address the climate crisis. Learn about their programs here.
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Reducing these ‘super pollutants’ will protect the planet

A new U.S. EPA program will limit the United States' use of hydrofluorocarbons, dangerous greenhouse gases. Learn more about them here.
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Ending food insecurity through small fisheries

2021 World Food Prize laureate Shakuntala Thilsted is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the prize, for her work on fish farming.