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These 10 companies are flooding the planet with throwaway plastic

Blog entry by Ryan Schleeter | October 10, 2018

Volunteers collected and catalogued more than 187,000 pieces of trash from beach cleanups around the world to find out who’s flooding our planet with plastic. The equivalent of one truckload of plastic enters the ocean every...

Eskom should look to the sun and wind – they offer unlimited energy

Feature story | September 25, 2018 at 11:47

Eskom’s recent warnings of gloom, doom and tragedy is enough to give South Africans nightmares. But in the gloom there is potential for hope. It comes as no surprise that Eskom faces a recurring woe – on coal shortage of at least four and...

30 Plastic Facts to Set the Record Straight

Blog entry by ltsotets | September 15, 2018

There is no disputing the critical environmental situation resulting from our excessive and unnecessary use of plastic. There is currently enough plastic in the ocean to circle the Earth over 400 times! But, in case you need more...

From fires to floods, the world's weird weather in photos

Blog entry by L Tsotetsi | August 31, 2018

Over the past few weeks, images have been flooding in from Greenpeace offices around the world, documenting our current “hothouse” state. In Africa, Japan, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and Korea temperatures have soared, with some...

Checking the boxes one year after the Kenya single-use plastic bags ban

Blog entry by Amos Wemanya | August 29, 2018

Last year the National Environment Complaints committee released a report which indicated that every month an average of 24 million plastic bags were being used in Kenya. This led to the government issuing a ban on single use plastic...

Checking the boxes one year after the Kenya single-use plastic bags ban

Blog entry by Amos Wemanya | August 29, 2018

Last year the National Environment Complaints committee released a report which indicated that every month an average of 24 million plastic bags were being used in Kenya. This led to the government issuing a ban on single use plastic...

Poisoned Sugar Exposes Kenya’s Broken Food System

Feature story | August 23, 2018 at 14:45

The worsening impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity in most natural-resource dependent countries like Kenya is introducing a new form of vulnerability that is often overlooked. Increasingly, food safety is becoming an issue of a...

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