Most Recent Content from: Joe McCarthy

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: 600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Almost every animal is being affected.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Things the Winner of the First Cisco Youth Leadership Award Has Learned

    4 Things the Winner of the First Cisco Youth Leadership Award Has Learned

    By Joe McCarthy|Cisco|Nov. 12, 2019

    “We have proven that it’s possible to feed a continent. Next stop — 1 million kids a day.” Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  • Article: Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    “Ireland is a small country, but we’re trying to make as big an impact as we can.” Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    “Climate change is the defining long-term issue of our generation.” Read more

  • Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more

  • Article: These Zambians Are Promoting More Diverse Diets to Fight Malnutrition

    These Zambians Are Promoting More Diverse Diets to Fight Malnutrition

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Mwandwe Chileshe|Nov. 7, 2019

    They want to end the reign of maize. Read more