#Plastic Pollution

  • Article: This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change
    Environment

    This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change

    Aug. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's also aiming to be carbon neutral by 2025 — 25 years earlier than the UK's national target. Read more

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green
    Environment

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Aug. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again
    Environment

    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more

  • Article: Australian Global Citizens Campaign for a Healthy Planet
    ImpactEnvironment

    Australian Global Citizens Campaign for a Healthy Planet

    By Madeleine Keck|July 31, 2019

    They stood with activists fighting to ensure the worst impacts of climate change are not realized. Read more

  • Article: One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    Gansbaai, famous for shark-cage diving and whale watching, was turning into a dumping ground. Read more

  • Article: Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute
    Environment

    Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The bags break down after being buried in soil for three months and can be recycled. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice
    Citizenship

    5 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day and Continue Madiba’s Legacy of Social Justice

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 17, 2019

    Spread the spirit of Ubuntu in 67 minutes. Read more

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.
    Environment

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more