Glass Wings Blog: First

2023 was the first year without elephant poaching in Republic of Congo National Park
The 21 things you learn in your first year in Melbourne
3D-printed fish fillet ‘created for the first time’
70 years after the first ascent of Everest, the impact of mass mountaineering must be confronted
A Czech couple has created the world's first hand-stitched video game
A Navajo teacher is among the first Colorado educators to revive Indigenous language in the classroom
A Pristine, 1,200-Acre Texas Preserve Will Open to the Public for the First Time This Week
A world-first in the Scottish Highlands
Agreement on loss and damage deal reached on first day of Cop28 talks
AI has potential to revolutionise health care – but we must first confront the risk of algorithmic bias
An end to plunder and pillage: how a First Nations nature reserve became a model for the world
Arizona tribe first to span canals with solar panels
Art deco density: what we learned from Australia’s first apartment boom
As Platforms Decay, Let’s Put Users First
Australia will soon have its first Islamic bank. What does this mean, and what are the challenges?
Australian fossil fuel tax could raise $100bn in first year alone, Rod Sims and Ross Garnaut say
Australia’s female First Nations rappers turn pain into power
Australia’s first mobile cooling hub is ready for searing heat this summer – and people who are homeless helped design it
Australia’s first wellbeing framework is about to measure what matters – but it’s harder than counting GDP
Australia’s first-ever electric passenger car is a forgotten pioneer
Australia’s largest rail freight company to roll out battery electric tenders in “world first” trial
Baby beaver born in London for first time in 400 years
Bald eagles seen nesting in Toronto for first time in city’s recorded history
Beyond Juukan Gorge: how First Nations people are taking charge of clean energy projects on their land
Bhutan becomes first country to sterilise all stray dogs after 14-year-long project
The Bittersweet Story of the World’s First Motel
Black rhino populations are starting to thrive in Zimbabwe for the first time in decades, experts say
The botanical imperialism of weeds and crops: how alien plant species on the First Fleet changed Australia
British American Tobacco makes first donation to Nationals in over a decade amid vaping crackdown
British wind power overtakes gas for the first time in Q1 2023 - report
‘Catastrophic’: bird flu reaches Antarctic for the first time
Cats first finagled their way into human hearts and homes thousands of years ago – here’s how
China approves safety of first gene-edited crop
China ‘Colonizes’ Space with Its First Rice Harvest
China gives Ehang the first industry approval for fully autonomous, passenger-carrying air taxis
China's first desert-based solar and wind energy farm goes online
Closing the First Nations employment gap will take 100 years
Company Serves World's First 'Mammoth' Meatball, But Nobody Is Allowed to Eat It
Could an afternoon nap help us cope with hotter temperatures? It’s worked for Australia’s First Nations people
‘Couples’ to include siblings and friends under expansion of Australia’s first home guarantee
Damning silicosis report calls for world-first ban on deadly engineered stone — will governments listen?
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon falls 68% in April, first major drop under Lula
Denver opens first “micro-community” to house homeless people
‘Digital inclusion’ and closing the gap: how First Nations leadership is key to getting remote communities online
Do we need a new law for AI? Sure – but first we could try enforcing the laws we already have
Dominica to create world's first sperm whale reserve
DRC elections: three factors that have shaped Tshisekedi’s bumpy first term as president
‘Ecology on steroids’: how Australia’s First Nations managed Australia’s ecosystems
EIA Says 40 Percent of US Electricity Is Now Emission-Free for the First Time
Electric vehicle sales in Australia overtake petrol-driven cars in medium category for first time
Elton, Sting, Lizzo, Miley: The wild collaborations on Dolly Parton's first ever rock album
EPA posts databases of pesticide harm to people, pets and wildlife for first time in agency history
EPA tightens rules on some air pollution for the first time in over a decade
Estonia becomes first ex-Soviet state to legalize same-sex marriage
EU reaches first ever agreement to eliminate violence against women
FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill
Fire-retardant paint first to protect homes from extreme fire conditions
First antenna is installed on Square Kilometre Array Low telescope, as traditional owners welcome project
First Arab female astronaut reaches space station
The first Asian screenwriter in Hollywood’s 1920s ‘dream factory,’ Winnifred Eaton, challenged its racism
First cheetah cubs born in India since extinction 70 years ago
First Criminal President: Donald Trump Didn’t Do It Alone
The First Crispr-Edited Salad Is Here
The first generation of solar panels will wear out. A recycling industry is taking shape
First malaria vaccine slashes early childhood mortality
First Nations people have made a plea for ‘truth-telling’. By reckoning with its past, Australia can finally help improve our future
First Nations people must be at the forefront of Australia’s renewable energy revolution
First Nations-led child protection, independent police oversight amongst Yoorrook recommendations
First Peoples’ land overlaps with 130 imperilled bird species – and their knowledge may be vital to saving them
First polar bear to die of bird flu – what are the implications?
The First Rule Of Owning A Toyota Tundra In Australia Is You’re Not Allowed To Talk About Your Toyota Tundra
First three marine areas receive highest levels of protection
The First Year of AI College Ends in Ruin
The first-ever drive from North to South pole is complete – and it was all-electric
First-Ever Fine Issued Over Space Junk
The first-ever mission to pull a dead rocket out of space has just begun
The first-ever survey on Australian attitudes towards space is out. So, what do we think?
For generations, killer whales and First Nations hunted whales together. Now we suspect the orca group has gone extinct
The four astronauts NASA picked for the first crewed moon mission in 50 years
‘From mountaintop to seafloor’: First Nation declares new 40,000-hectare protected area on B.C. coast
Genetically engineered bacteria can detect cancer cells in a world-first experiment
Global warming to bring record hot year by 2028 – probably our first above 1.5°C limit
Great Fire of London: how we uncovered the man who first found the flames
High Seas Treaty: Palau and Chile first countries to ratify deal to protect international waters
How First Contact With Whale Civilization Could Unfold
How India’s First ‘Green Village’ Turned Hunters Into Conservationists
How to buy authentic First Nations designs that benefit creators and communities
How we collaborated in creating "The First Inventors" to celebrate extraordinary Indigenous peoples’ knowledges and technologies
Huge “first-of-its-kind” rewilding project to bring back lost species and create ecotourism paradise in South Africa
‘I want to see the first African woman in space’: the Kenyan stargazer bringing astronomy to the people
Iceland’s first full-day women’s strike in 48 years aims to close pay gap – as it happened
If the first solar entrepreneur hadn't been kidnapped, would fossil fuels have dominated the 20th century?
If you want to avoid ‘giving away your first born’ make sure you read the terms and conditions before signing contracts
‘I’m obviously not first choice’: rental crisis forcing older Australians back into share houses
In a First, Wind and Solar Generated More Power Than Coal in U.S.
In a US first, fossil fuel power plant workers will be retrained for offshore wind
In September we went past 1.5 degrees. In November, we tipped over 2 degrees for the first time. What’s going on?
In the 1800s, colonisers attempted to listen to First Nations people. It didn’t stop the massacres
India lands spacecraft near south pole of moon in historic first
India snow leopards: First-ever survey puts population at 718
Ireland: Wind generation exceeds demand for electricity for the first time ever
It begins: Ethiopia set to become first country to ban internal combustion cars
‘It was incredible to see’: Kenyans dig deep on first national tree planting day
It’s 4 years since the first COVID case in Australia. Here’s how our pandemic experiences have changed over time
‘It’s like you’re a criminal, but I am not a criminal.’ First-hand accounts of the trauma of being stuck in the UK asylum system
Japan is about to land its first lunar probe. As more nations race to the Moon, how will we keep the peace?
Japan pharma startup developing world-first drug to grow new teeth
Japan to launch world’s first wooden satellite to combat space pollution
JetZero’s Next-Gen Aircraft Could Change How We Fly for the First Time in Decades
Labor’s new Murray-Darling Basin Plan deal entrenches water injustice for First Nations
LGBTQ+ couple in Nepal are first in south Asia to be legally married
Life expectancy goes backwards for the first time in 30 years
Like Captain Planet with marsupials: First Dog on the Moon steps on stage
Making money green: Australia takes its first steps towards a net zero finance strategy
Many First Nations communities swelter without power. Why isn’t there solar on every rooftop?
Mars launches “Australia first” thermal energy battery to cook petfood
Masculine Policy: The GOP’s Plan To Outlaw ‘Porn’ And Suspend The First Amendment
Mauritius is first in Africa to adopt WHO full-scale tobacco control measures
Mineral claims require First Nations consultation, B.C. Supreme Court rules
Nel Law, the first Australian woman in Antarctica, fought society's expectations to get there
Nepal registers first same-sex marriage hailed as win for LGBT rights
New automaker backed by Volkswagen debuts first EV with novel battery: 'An entirely new battery chemistry'
New Zealand bans thin plastic fruit and vegetable bags in world first
No more hydrogen trains | Rail company that launched world's first H2 line last year opts for all-electric future
Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Celebrates 30 Years, as 2023 Marked First Year Without Any Elephant Poaching Detected
NYC’s first all-electric skyscraper doesn’t use a drop of fossil fuel
NZ’s gas problem: phasing out natural gas in homes demands affordable alternatives first
The political subjugation of First Nations peoples is no longer historical legacy
Queen Margrethe II is the first Danish monarch to abdicate in 900 years – but it is just a sign of the times
Rare megamouth shark found in east Africa for the first time – why so little is known about it
RedSands and Roev to make Australia’s first fully electric 4WD camper
The Revolutionary Influence of the First English Children’s Novel
Rivian R1T is the first EV to win the longest off-road competition in the US
Shocking Wake-Up Call: First Marine Fish Declared Extinct Due to Humans
Six decades, 210 Warlpiri speakers and 11,000 words: how a groundbreaking First Nations dictionary was made
Slow solutions to fast-moving ecological crises won’t work – changing basic human behaviours must come first
Solar panel technology is set to be turbo-charged – but first, a few big roadblocks have to be cleared
Solar power investment to exceed oil for first time, says IEA chief
Sweden close to becoming first "smoke free" country in Europe as daily cigarette use dwindles
Tail first and making an early splash, some whales just can’t wait to be born
This actual anime VR high school where you'll be able to get proper qualifications is the first metaverse-based project that makes any kind of sense to me
This Adventure Game's Characters Were All Embroidery First
This French company has designed the first e-bike that doesn’t need a battery
This Is The First EVER Lightweight Electric Sports Car!
‘This too shall pass.’ World-first study proves the power of mental health recovery stories
Titanic: First ever full-sized scans reveal wreck as never seen before
The Trailblazing First Generation Computer the World Forgot
Tribe catches coho salmon on free-flowing Elwha River, a first since dam removals
‘Twenty-Sided Tavern,’ First Official Dungeons & Dragons Theater Show, Sets New York Premiere
Uganda’s first wildlife vet on her revolutionary gorilla conservation
UN Human Rights Committee rules in favour of First Nations people
U.S. coal generation falls to record first-quarter low
Virgin Galactic successfully flies tourists to space for first time
Wales becomes first part of the UK to ban snare and glue traps to catch animals
We discovered two new Australian native mammals – the first of their kind this century
‘We’re tired of waiting’: the First Nation that unilaterally declared a marine protected area
What remains of the "first" steam powered passenger railway line?
What should happen to native forests when logging ends? Ask Victoria’s First Peoples
Why China Could Surprise the World by Being the First Country to Adopt Universal Basic Income
Why did Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 have a sealed-off emergency exit in the first place? The answer comes down to money
‘Why didn’t we know?’ is no excuse. Non-Indigenous Australians must listen to the difficult historical truths told by First Nations people
Whyalla vet launches city's first EV charging station in bid to cut harmful fumes that affect pets
The Woman Who Opened the World’s First Museum in 500 BCE
World first: malaria vaccine rollout begins in Cameroon
World-first program repopulates and releases endangered stocky galaxias fish into natural habitat
World-first Zero Debris Charter goes live
The world’s first 3D-printed salmon is hitting store shelves, and it looks kind of good
The world’s first metal 3D printer for space is on its way to the ISS
Yhonnie Scarce’s glass works are a glistening, poignant exploration of how nuclear testing affected First Nations people
Ørsted and Vestas in industry-first pioneering partnership towards net-zero wind farms
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