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Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. This week as usual, we bring you news that will gladden your green heart. From the ice of Northern Canada to the warmth of Cairo, we’ve collated our weekly list of a few impressive positive developments in the communal fight to create a better environment for us...

What’s All the Buzz About Saving the Bees?

What’s All the Buzz About Saving the Bees?

If you have ever lived in a farm or rural area, then you must already be pretty familiar with bees. I should know; I was raised alongside my siblings in rural Nigeria and in all our tree-climbing and bush-roaming for both fruits and fun, we were always wary of bees and their hives. I’ve lived...

Voting Green: How to Encourage People to Vote for Politicians That Support Climate Action

Voting Green: How to Encourage People to Vote for Politicians That Support Climate Action

As the prospect of a climate apocalypse becomes increasingly likely, people from all walks of life have been spurred into action. One such form of action is electing into power popular representatives who are committed to climate action. This undertaking has enjoyed a great boost from the overwhelming number of citizens who are now worried...

Climate Joy Week #17: Greta Thunberg and The 1975 Release a Climate Change Anthem, Air New Zealand Scraps Single-Use Plastic and more…

Climate Joy Week #17: Greta Thunberg and The 1975 Release a Climate Change Anthem, Air New Zealand Scraps Single-Use Plastic and more…

Welcome to yet another edition of our Climate Joy series. This week, as in all others, we will briefly examine some of the cool developments happening across the globe for (not against) our planet. From creative music and further limitations on single-use plastic, taking you from Indonesia all the way to Estonia; we bring this...

Climate Joy Week #15: Sustainable Fashion Dominates Barcelona Fashion Show, Nestle Develops Recyclable Wrapper and more

Climate Joy Week #15: Sustainable Fashion Dominates Barcelona Fashion Show, Nestle Develops Recyclable Wrapper and more

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy series. This right here marks the 15th edition of our weekly documentary of joyful news in the fight to save our climate. Now the curated stories presented to you in this weekly series are by no means exhaustive, they are merely offerings shared with you to...

Now That We’re Eating Plastic, Can We Please Stop Throwing it in the Ocean?

Now That We’re Eating Plastic, Can We Please Stop Throwing it in the Ocean?

When plastic became available for convenient disposable packaging, it literally changed the world. Despite recent awareness campaigns, our plastic crises did not begin a couple of years ago; nor did it begin ten years ago.  As far back as the 1960s, notable scientists and environmentalists had already begun to warn the general public about the long-term...