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Posted on 2022-05-02

Making Ecocide an International Crime

Throughout the years, human activities have harmed ecological resources in the name of “development.” Ecological deterioration was long observed as a mere side effect of progressing in other walks of life. However, we’re all aware that, now, the issue of environmental destruction is increasingly gaining…

Posted on 2022-04-07

How Gen Z is Setting the Pace for Climate Action

Although climate change has been a cause for concern across generations, the way Generation Z has been addressing is markedly different. In a US-specific research survey, a whopping 76% considered climate change as the top among their biggest concerns.  Millennials and Gen Z-ers are talking…

Posted on 2022-03-27

The State of Climate Technologies

In the first three quarters of 2021, climate tech startups saw a whopping $30.8 billion in investments. 184 deals were closed just in Q4 of 2021 — and this year isn’t showing any signs of stopping, either. According to McKinsey, next-generation technologies might draw $1.5 trillion…

Posted on 2022-03-22

A Guide to Carbon Calculation and Offsetting

Global CO2 emissions have increased from 2 billion tons in 1900 to a staggering 36.5 billion tons in 2018, equalling 4.07 metric tons CO2 for the global average carbon footprint per capita. While it’s easy to read such data and largely stay distant from the issue, it is…

Posted on 2022-03-17

EcoMatcher and The Haiti Tree Project announce partnership to tackle deforestation in Haiti

Hong Kong, Cavaillon Haiti, March 17, 2022 – We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with The Haiti Tree Project, a non-profit organization supporting Haitian communities to reverse the damage caused by years of deforestation. The Haiti Tree Project works with Haitian communities to help…

Posted on 2022-03-08

Why and How Businesses Can Tackle Climate Change

We live in incredible times, with massive tech and financial developments benefiting businesses greatly. However, with great power comes great responsibility — and in this case, that’s the responsibility for climate change. Until recently, many organizations and industries have gone about everyday processes without thinking…

Posted on 2022-02-22

Climate Alarmism Can Hurt: Here are Some Alternatives

There are hundreds of conversations about climate change today, but they tend to take an overwhelmingly similar tone: that of pessimism and doom-saying. Phrases like “billions of lives will be lost” and “the world will end in X years” are bandied about to stress the…

Posted on 2022-02-17

EcoMatcher introduces ForestSounds

Hong Kong, February 17, 2022 – EcoMatcher proudly launches the next generation of tree tracking technology by adding ForestSounds. Tree recipients using EcoMatcher’s TreeTracker can not only track and see their tree and farmer, with ForestSounds they can now also experience the sounds of their tree’s…

Posted on 2022-02-10

Technologies and the Fight Against Climate Change

We’re currently living in a transformational age. Technology, which was once an alien concept, is now something we can’t imagine living without. It has great potential — and as it continues to scale, technology has become the one thing that can help us fight one of…

Posted on 2022-02-09

Why Transparency in Tree Planting Matters

Current tree planting initiatives offer little transparency and as a result, insufficiently engage and scale. However, once details are known of each tree planted – its precise location, the date of planting, the species, and the farmer taking care of that tree, and you digitize…

Posted on 2022-01-20

Bôndy and EcoMatcher announce partnership to regreen Madagascar

Hong Kong, Antananarivo, January 20, 2022 –  Today, we are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Bôndy, a reforestation social enterprise based in Madagascar. Bôndy was founded with the idea of helping Madagascar change its nickname from ‘red island’ to ‘green island’. Madagascar is…

Posted on 2022-01-19

The Indigenous Land Back movement and the planet

If you’ve been on social media or have been attuned to socio-political and environmental movements, you would have heard of the term “Land Back.” It may seem like a simple term, but it carries a tonne of weight for Indigenous peoples and has a history…