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Sunday, July 12 2020

Plastic Whale

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

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...

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...

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

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

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...

Chile, first country in the Americas to ban plastic bags

This is a growing trend in the world and a good start for the Americas. This makes Chile the first country in the Americas to ban plastic bags, and officially...

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is,...

Search Here Plant There

What a great way to plant trees for the environment. There are now 30 million more trees in the world thanks to people who are casually surfing the web. The environmental...