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Racism in the Time of a Pandemic

Racism in the Time of a Pandemic

According to public records, China formally informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the coronavirus on 31st December 2019. However, the public majority didn’t begin to hear about the virus until much later, by which time the New Year was already in full swing. The virus was initially classified as a health problem and only...

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

By now, most people are aware of the dangers posed by plastic to our environment. Along with this awareness has come a desire for healthier alternatives. Unfortunately, when it comes to toiletries, plastic remains the dominant packaging choice by manufacturers. So until better alternatives are available, consumers have to resort to upcycling or recycling product...

Climate Joy Week #48: EU Unveils First Climate Law, Australian State of New South Wales Officially Free From Bushfires and more

Climate Joy Week #48: EU Unveils First Climate Law, Australian State of New South Wales Officially Free From Bushfires and more

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy series, a series that features a roundup of positive climate news to inspire your fight for environmental and climate action. This news isn’t usually popularized by mainstream media which is exactly why we curate them– to ensure you get good news and not just the negative ones....

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

The world’s richest man and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has decided to throw his wealth behind the climate change battle in a bid to save our environment. The Amazon CEO took to Instagram to announce a new fund to back scientists, activists and organizations working to mitigate the impact of climate change across the globe....

The Role of Humanoid Robots in a Sustainable Future

The Role of Humanoid Robots in a Sustainable Future

When you think of Artificial Intelligence, it’s likely the first image to pop up in your head may be that of a talking machine, giving mechanical replies to instructions. If this is true for you, please understand that the current face of AI actually looks a lot like your face and mine. They are known...

Climate Joy Week #47: Disney to Bring Plant-Based Meat to Theme Parks and Cruises, Heathrow Third Runway Ruled Illegal Over Climate Change and more

Climate Joy Week #47: Disney to Bring Plant-Based Meat to Theme Parks and Cruises, Heathrow Third Runway Ruled Illegal Over Climate Change and more

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy series. Here is the positive news we’re celebrating this week: 1. Great Australian Bight: Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil Norwegian oil giant Equinor has abandoned its plans to deepwater drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park, declaring that the controversial $200m project...

Second-Hand Clothing May Be A Threat to Africa’s Textile Industry, But It’s Not All Bad

Second-Hand Clothing May Be A Threat to Africa’s Textile Industry, But It’s Not All Bad

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have at some stage come across conversations or articles about the environmental effects of fashion. According to statistics published by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than the aviation sector...