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Sunday, July 12 2020

Plastic-eating Bacterium

Scientist are trying to come up with novel solutions to remedy the plastic pollution crisis, and they’re thinking small—in a good way. In a new study to be published...

Plastic Whale

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This is a good news story where artists collaborated to make a statement and save the ocean from some plastic waste. Five tons of plastic waste has been pulled from...

Why the end of the world’s most popular coffee could be nigh

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Unfortunately for the coffee world, arabica is also genetically predisposed for extinction. Cultivated arabica plants have a genetic diversity of just 1.2%, compared with more than 20% for crops...

Center for Humane Technology

Technology is hijacking our minds and society. Technology that tears apart our common reality and truth, constantly shreds our attention, or causes us to feel isolated makes it impossible to...

McDonald’s Bans Plastic Straws UK

"I was just telling my daughter that when I was young we always used paper straws." McDonald's is to ban plastic straws at all of its UK restaurants by next...

Solutions To Population Explosion

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Population growth is unsustainable, are there humane ways to limit it? 1) Empower women Studies show that women with access to reproductive health services find it easier to break out of...

Starbucks and McDonalds NextGen Cup Challenge

This is GOOD News for the environment, recycling and our oceans. When it comes to the cup that coffee comes in, they’re now on the same team. McDonald’s and Starbucks...

Earth’s ozone layer is still shrinking, and scientists don’t know why — Quartz

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In 2016, environmental scientists celebrated victory in an almost-two-decade battle. The stratospheric ozone layer—a blanket of molecules made up of three oxygen atoms that protect the planet from some...

The Philippines Green smart city to combat pollution in Manila

The new city, dubbed New Clark City, is considered Manila’s twin city. It’s located in Central Luzon, about 75 miles from Manila at a former U.S. military base. It’s expected...

Kigali Amendment to Create Jobs

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Over the past month, a growing chorus of Senate Republicans, conservative taxpayer groups and corporate executives has been urging President Trump to implement a major Obama-era policy to tackle...