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Saving The World From Plastic Waste Comes One Step Closer – Sulapac Raises €15 million

Saving The World From Plastic Waste Comes One Step Closer – Sulapac Raises €15 million

Finnish startup Sulapac raised an exceptional €15 million to engine its scale-up and internationalization. The funding enables further development and broadening of its recipe portfolio. The investors include the world’s leading luxury house Chanel and international media houses, all with valuable expertise to accelerate Sulapac’s expansion. The investment round enables Sulapac, the startup replacing plastic...

Climate Change Has a Devastating Impact On Girls, Yet They Are Excluded From The Conversation: New Research

Climate Change Has a Devastating Impact On Girls, Yet They Are Excluded From The Conversation: New Research

As world leaders, scientists, business leaders and climate activists, including 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, converge in Madrid this week for the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP25), a new report has revealed girls’ rights are being ignored in national climate strategies and policies. The study, titled Girls’ Rights in Climate Strategies, was launched today at COP25 by...

Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has become the first large wine company in Australia to achieve 100% renewable electricity. The commitment was achieved ahead of schedule and will ensure that all wines from the iconic Australian wine brands Jacob’s Creek, St Hugo and Wyndham Estate will be produced using electricity from renewable sources. All of Pernod Ricard...

State of the Environment Report 2020: “The Message of Urgency Cannot Be Overstated,” Warns European Environment Agency

State of the Environment Report 2020: “The Message of Urgency Cannot Be Overstated,” Warns European Environment Agency

The EU is not on track to meeting the vast majority of environmental targets for 2020 – and the outlook for 2030 and 2040 is even bleaker. This is the devastating verdict of the ground-breaking State of the Environment Report 2020 published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). According to the report, Europe is making insufficient progress across nearly all...

How Will Climate Change Impact Tourism?

How Will Climate Change Impact Tourism?

By Indiana Lee Tourism accounts for as much as five percentof the world’s carbon emissions, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. To combat this, many travel companies from hotels to cruise lines are making inroads to reducing greenhouse gases. Adding emphasis to this gradual change is the Paris Climate Accord. Signed in 2015...

Work Causing or Exacerbating Mental Ill-Health for 1 in 5 Australians According to New Research

Work Causing or Exacerbating Mental Ill-Health for 1 in 5 Australians According to New Research

SuperFriend, a national mental health organisation that partners with the superannuation and insurance industries, has released results from Australia’s largest workplace mental health survey. It confirms that for many workers, their workplace has caused or exacerbated their mental health condition. The results also showed clear benefits for organisations that invest in targeted mental health initiatives...

TerraCycle Launches 100+ Zero Waste Boxes to Recycle Cigarette Butts, Medical Blister Packs, Chewing Gum, Toys and more

TerraCycle Launches 100+ Zero Waste Boxes to Recycle Cigarette Butts, Medical Blister Packs, Chewing Gum, Toys and more

To coincide with Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week, global recycling pioneers TerraCycle are launching over one hundred new Zero Waste Boxes in Australia, making practically everything recyclable. From today, Australians can now recycle anything from cigarette butts through to chewing gum, party decorations, jewellery and toys, instead of sending them to landfill. Also included is...

Saving Australia’s Sea Lion Population

Saving Australia’s Sea Lion Population

A world-first trial is under way to treat the Australian sea lion with a topical anti-parasitic in an attempt to rid the endangered species of debilitating hookworm infestation. The experiment is led by Dr Rachael Gray, from the University of Sydney School of Veterinary Science. “The Australian sea lion is an endangered species, in part due to...

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Herridge Joins CBS News, saying “I feel privileged to join a team where facts and storytelling will always matter.” CatherineW Herridge, Fox News’ chief intelligence correspondent and veteran of more than two decades at the network, has announced that she would be leaving Fox  to join CBS News. In what can easily be read as...