#Climate Action

  • Article: COVID-19 Forced His Favourite Bird Park to Close. So This 8-Year-Old South African Decided to Help.

    COVID-19 Forced His Favourite Bird Park to Close. So This 8-Year-Old South African Decided to Help.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2020

    Romario Valentine has already raised more than R18,000 for Umgeni River Bird Park, in Durban. Read more

  • Feature: 12 Important Moments in the History of Climate Action: In Photos

    12 Important Moments in the History of Climate Action: In Photos

    By Olivia KestinHelen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|June 5, 2020

    Young people have pioneered climate action over decades and they aren’t letting COVID-19 stop them. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    June 1, 2020

    The number of people who are on the verge of starvation has already risen to 135 million. Read more

  • Article: Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 7, 2020

    A new study linked pollution caused by cobalt mines to birth defects in the region. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Has Created 'Altered World' For Young People, Lawyers Say in Child Climate Case

    Climate Change Has Created 'Altered World' For Young People, Lawyers Say in Child Climate Case

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 6, 2020

    A legal complaint brought by youth climate activists moves closer to a decision. Read more

  • Article: Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    By Catherine Caruso|April 30, 2020

    Licypriya Kangujam wants children to have a better, cleaner planet. Read more

  • Article: 5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding  Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 20, 2020

    Africa is already feeling the disproportionate impact of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Single-Use Plastics Will Be a Thing Of the Past if This South African Conservationist Has Her Way

    Single-Use Plastics Will Be a Thing Of the Past if This South African Conservationist Has Her Way

    April 9, 2020

    Aaniyah Omardien is working with communities to clean beaches and campaign for healthier oceans. Read more