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Indonesia puts 3-year ban on new palm oil plantations

Indonesia puts 3-year ban on new palm oil plantations

A fight against palm oil, it is a fight that is active. Many think that by being against something, you need to partake in demonstrations or other actions to change it. Not true! By not buying products with, in this case, palm oil, you show […]

Dutchies on the beach

Dutchies on the beach

On the picture you see plastic trash picked up on just 1 m². Going to the beach can be fun and relaxing. Except if there is trash everywhere and you have to clean it. Don’t clean it! Say what? Not cleaning the trash means that […]

Why is plastic so horrible?

Why is plastic so horrible?

If you talk about plastic with other people, you notice that most people do not get why plastic is so bad for us. And the biggest question that you will get, is why it is so necessary to avoid áll single-use plastic. We can cut […]

Start of a ban on straws, stirrers & cotton swabs in UK

Start of a ban on straws, stirrers & cotton swabs in UK

The UK has proposed a ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs. This is a very big step. Yearly milions of these products get lost on landfills or in the ocean, with the consequence of being eaten by other animals. Yes, people. We are […]

How long?

How long?

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Plant Power – NL

Plant Power – NL

Steeds meer mensen kiezen voor een gezonder en wereld-vriendelijker bestaan. De levensstijl verandert, niet altijd omdat men dit wil maar vooral omdat het ook nodig is. En achteraf vallen deze veranderingen eigenlijk ook reuze mee! Plant Power is een organisatie die informatie biedt over plantaardig […]

Travelling plastic-free

Travelling plastic-free

Many people think that it is unavoidable to use plastic when you are on holiday. Especially when people travel to Asia or South America, people are convinced there is no other way. Of course there is! Here are a few tips Take 3 gives us […]

Plastic pollution in the Arctic

Plastic pollution in the Arctic

“Plastic waste is building up in the supposedly pristine wilderness of the Norwegian Arctic, scientists say. Researchers are particularly concerned about huge concentrations of microplastic fragments in sea ice.” Plastic, plastic, plastic. Do we really need it? Is this its worth? “..effects have been monitored […]

Kids Eco-u Launch!

Kids Eco-u Launch!

After the success of Eco-u, we wanted to do something more focused on our little humans. What do they find interesting? What needs to be changed and how would they do it? After some classes we taught on a primary school, a few of the […]

Harley-Davidson goes electric

Harley-Davidson goes electric

Very good news for motor fans: Harley-Davidson is creating electric motorcycles. The first one is expected to be on the market in 2019/2020. “Harley-Davidson Chief Financial Officer John Olin said the company will spend $25 million to $50 million per year over the next several […]

Lush – EN&NL

Lush – EN&NL

Ethical buying, handmade, against animal-cruelty, almost zero-waste policy, recycled plastic when used. Do we need to go on? Lush is an international company that invests in important aspects that should be normal nowadays. When you visit a Lush store, you smell the delicious flavors and […]

Straws, you shall not pass

Straws, you shall not pass

We talked about plastic a lot, all the horrible consequences and the amount of plastics used daily, weekly and yearly. Different cities and places in the world are getting plastic straw-free, what is very good and we hope this will keep going. The United Kingdom […]

Sponge Cities

Sponge Cities

With the fear nowadays for the effects of climate change, it is smart to think in solutions for the occuring problems that can’t be prevented anymore. Luckily there are some aspects we cán change, if we do something right now. But if we think about […]

Trumps decision to import hunting trophies invalidated

Trumps decision to import hunting trophies invalidated

Everyone heard about the reverse on the ban of importing hunting trophies in the United States Trump wanted. After all the commotion, even Trump had second thoughts and outed he wasn’t a big fan of hunting as well, in contrary to his sons. But not […]

The children of Christmas

The children of Christmas

Let us stand still and think about what we are going to give to others. Gifts as we call them, for our loved ones. Phones, diamonds, golden rings, chocolates, sweaters, and more we actually do not need but fancy. I fancy the people behind it. […]

Create the colour in this world

Create the colour in this world

Our campaign, ‘Sta je stil, zet je motor uit’ or ‘Let it be, idle-free’, has been raising a lot of questions over the last months. Many people see the horrendous clouds of dirt coming out of cars when waiting for traffic lights and in front of […]

Nestlé steals more than 1 billion litres of water

Nestlé steals more than 1 billion litres of water

Nestlé hasn’t been our best friend these last years. First they put palmoil in their products, they are known for their monopoly in lands in Africa and now they are extracting water illegaly for years. When driving through California you see people demonstrating on the […]

NYRP – Making NY stronger

NYRP – Making NY stronger

We all know Bette Midler, a fantastic actress known from Hocus Pocus and The First Wives Club. Not only is she a great actress, she is also a fighter for a greener New York, what will benefit us all. In 1995, Bette Midler founded the […]

Egypt #4 – It is beautiful

Egypt #4 – It is beautiful

Although we talked about some of the things Eco-u saw that need to change, it was a change that the whole world needs. Egypt is not the only one that does it, where this all happens, where things need to change. It is an effect […]

Egypt #3 – Shocking pictures

Egypt #3 – Shocking pictures

Pollution does not need a whole bunch of words. The images say enough. We are polluting our life. We are polluting our environment we live in and the environment we need to keep on live in. Even though the people in Egypt aren’t rich in […]

Egypt #1 – Work, work, work

Egypt #1 – Work, work, work

There is a way to choose life. You can go for the things you want, or you wait until it will come to you. We, as an organisation, see a lot of movement in the world in different places, on different continents. A movement that […]

Eco-u visits Egypt

Eco-u visits Egypt

Back from Egypt. A journey of being in the past and in the future. Difficult, hard, beautiful, interesting and love. Those are the words describing it for us. It was a trip where we wanted to see what Egypt looks like for tourists and what […]

Seattle says goodbye to its straws

Seattle says goodbye to its straws

With a new ban, Seattle says goodbye to its plastic straws. “The city will enact the ban next year for all businesses that sell food or drinks. Meanwhile, restaurants and venues have already begun making the switch as part of an effort to curb plastic […]

Ban on microbeads – First U.S. now U.K.

Ban on microbeads – First U.S. now U.K.

It is not completely what it should be, but we can be quite happy about these first steps. The United Kingdom proposed a ban on microplastics. “A ban would be brought in on microplastics in “rinse-off” cosmetics and personal care products like toothpaste.” The United […]

Plastic in our tapwater

Plastic in our tapwater

It is getting more scary everyday: Plastic is now found in tapwater around the world. “The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters, and Trump […]

Costa Rica bans all single-use plastic by 2021

Costa Rica bans all single-use plastic by 2021

We all love the Carribean, but what we don’t love is the result of all the pollution that appears. One of the polluters is plastic. “Plastic is one of the most dramatic problems that the environment is facing. There is so much plastic trash in […]

Solar energy creates more employment versus oil, coal and gas in the U.S.

Solar energy creates more employment versus oil, coal and gas in the U.S.

We all hear the reasons to keep the polluting oil and coal in business, especially the one with: because it creates jobs. Well, not so much apparently. In an article in Forbes was stated that “solar employs more people in U.S. electricity generation than oil, […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2017: August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017: August 2

If one could save the world, would one do so? If one saw others in distress, would one react? It is our duty to be prepared, not to look the other way, but to look the way our path is heading.   www.footprintnetwork.org

The boy who invented a clean up system for the ocean. What’s next?

The boy who invented a clean up system for the ocean. What’s next?

Boyan Slat, a Dutch inventor, entrepreneur and founder of the Ocean Cleanup. He got in the news by creating this massive technology to pull the polluting plastic out of the ocean. The next steps for Boyan Slat was getting more and more plastic out of […]

Mad world

Mad world

It is hard to hear people give up, but wanting the difference. Although we are all the same, every human being experiences this world different. Do we get the same chance? No. Do we have the same hope? Yes. Some believe it is idealistic to […]

Tips to replace the plastic straw

Tips to replace the plastic straw

In a plastic-free July it is nice to leave the plastic straws behind. They even say that there are so much straws used every day worldwide, you can wrap them around the planet a few times. Say what? The useless things kill and hurt animals […]

4Ocean

4Ocean

4Ocean, another organisation that does massive cleanups which are very important. They go along the coastlines, organizing beach cleanups to clear trash from the ocean. All the trash they collect is then sorted and sent off to be recycled or disposed of. The way it should […]

Sixth Mass Extinction

Sixth Mass Extinction

An article on CNN speaks about the sixth mass extinction. You might have heard about it and if not, here is a short summary: “Many scientists say it’s abundantly clear that Earth is entering its sixth mass-extinction event, meaning three-quarters of all species could disappear […]

Artists turn ghostnets to art

Artists turn ghostnets to art

Art is something precious, a life on it self. A mystery to some and a story to another. When it is done with materials that are polluting and killing it gives that edge of meaning. Indigenous people in Australia formed GhostNets, an art group that […]

‘Sta je stil, zet je motor uit’ campaign -NL

‘Sta je stil, zet je motor uit’ campaign -NL

We leven in een maatschappij waarin een auto niet weg te denken is, en de autogassen geaccepteerd zijn in onze lucht, onze omgeving en zelfs in de buurt van onze kinderen. Zolang deze manier van brandstof zal bestaan, zullen wij manieren moeten vinden om zoveel […]

Tell Coca-Cola to quit draining an Indian village

Tell Coca-Cola to quit draining an Indian village

Coca-Cola, a name you either love or hate. An oldschool fan or a new activist against plastic. Either way, what Coca-Cola does in Mehdiganj is untolerable and needs to stop. Mehdiganj, India. A village in the state of Uttar Pradesh where they speak Hindi as […]

9 Tips to make your July easily plastic-free

9 Tips to make your July easily plastic-free

Plastic, plastic, plastic. When will you ever notice that you are not wanted. It is like a virus. You make us sick. You spread like crazy. And everyone thinks only specialists know how to get rid of you. Do you want to be a specialist […]

Ecover, cleaning your future – EN&NL

Ecover, cleaning your future – EN&NL

Everyone knows how damaging cleaning products are, not only for the environment but for our health as well. And it is not just the heavy cleaning products like bleach or descaler that are very dangerous, but also the less heavy products like detergent. Besides that, […]

Realize what you throw out

Realize what you throw out

One pack of cigarettes doesn’t seem to be a lot of trash, but how much cigarettes do you smoke in a year? And not only the package of the cigarette is a waste that ends up somewhere on this planet. A lot of people just […]

Helpusgreen upcycles the religious flowers in India

Helpusgreen upcycles the religious flowers in India

Flowers are vulnerable and especially pretty. They are very important for a lot of ecosystems but also for religious purposes. We all know the beautiful and colorful traditions in India, if it is for birthdays, passings or religious days. But what we don’t know, is […]

Cambodia #6 – End of the trip

Cambodia #6 – End of the trip

It is the end of the trip, but not the end of the fight in Cambodia. Seen a lot, heard a lot and felt a lot. With the knowledge I received from all the people we met on the road, we can now move forward. […]

Cambodia #5 – Never ever

Cambodia #5 – Never ever

The beautiful, abandoned jungle. Its fruits bring us joy but its paths are open for all the bad. Some should be undiscovered, some should be kept hidden. Will we ever find ourselves again, or lose it furthermore? Fight for yourself, your right and your passion. […]

Cambodia #4 – Beach cleanup

Cambodia #4 – Beach cleanup

Enjoying a day at the beach..after we cleaned up all day ofcourse. We all enjoy a beautiful beach with palm trees, but where do we walk on and swim in? Would you walk on a beach that is full of trash and still enjoy this […]

Cambodia #3 – Plastic debris everywhere

Cambodia #3 – Plastic debris everywhere

It is horrific to see. Hard to watch. And difficult to see through. As a part of Eco-u you see a lot about the horrible impacts plastic has and how much pollution is taking over health. Cambodia shocked us still. People here throw plastic out […]

Sign to ban all plastic bags in the United Kingdom

Sign to ban all plastic bags in the United Kingdom

Another ban for plastic, and this time it is plastic bags. Plastic remains, not for a few months or years, but forever. And to not make matters worse than they already are, this ban would be a great step. The UK would do great without […]

Always nice to see – NL

Always nice to see – NL

One of my education lessons was spotted by a local paper.  

Reese Witherspoon is home

Reese Witherspoon is home

It is our home.. Video Nature is speaking – Reese Witherspoon is Home

Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

Let her thrive, so we can thrive Protect her like a mother, because she is Video Nature is speaking – Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

Eco-u, where are you

Eco-u, where are you

Yes, it has been more quiet lately on Eco-u. And the reason is: Cambodia. Eco-u is packing up to fly to Cambodia and travel, see and experience. Cambodia is a country full of beauty and sadly full with pain as well. Trouble in paradise. We […]

France did it, who is next

France did it, who is next

This was in 2015..it is 2017 now. Which country will follow? Think it is a good idea? Check the markets and supermarkets in your city and see what they do with the leftovers. And maybe the city council wants to join this idea and make […]

Sometimes tired

Sometimes tired

Sometimes tired, sometimes ecstatic Sometimes in love, sometimes angry Sometimes dreaming, sometimes nightmares It all comes along. The path of existence. I think it is natural to feel all of the above when you are seeing all the beautiful, miraculous sides of earth, but get […]

Penélope Cruz is water

Penélope Cruz is water

I need it, you need it Don’t let it be the only option.. Video Nature is speaking – Penélope Cruz is Water

Ian Somerhalder is coral reef

Ian Somerhalder is coral reef

If the colours fade, and we do nothing Our health will fade with it Video Nature is speaking – Ian Somerhalder is Coral Reef

Fifteen companies you really want to know about

Fifteen companies you really want to know about

We all want a job that fulfills us. For some it is the ethics of the company, for others it may be making a change in this world. The Good Trade has made a list of fifteen companies, located in the US, that aim to […]

California announces bill to ban polystyrene

California announces bill to ban polystyrene

Another step, moving forward. “State and local leaders announced Monday a bill that would ban polystyrene food containers, such as styrofoam cups, in California by 2020.” Even though it is in 2020 this ban will be active, it is an example to other states and […]

Without bees the world would be different

Without bees the world would be different

Our little helpers, bees. Some can not live with them, but we all can not live without them. There are too many of us, and too few of them. And with all the pesticides, that are used for practically ánything growing, the destruction of natural […]

Petition to stop the logging in the Amazon rainforest

Petition to stop the logging in the Amazon rainforest

Recently we talked about the Amazon on Eco-u, and how there are a few huge factors that negatively impact the existence of the forest and its inhabitants. Now there is a petition to ask the government to stop the logging of the Amazon rainforest. “Deforestation […]

Robert Redford is the Redwood

Robert Redford is the Redwood

The world doesn’t revolve around us We revolve around the world Video Nature is speaking – Robert Redford is The Redwood

Edward Norton is the Soil

Edward Norton is the Soil

It isn’t just the skin of the earth It is our skin Cherish it, care for it Video Nature is speaking – Edward Norton is The Soil

Amazon Indians and rainforest under attack

Amazon Indians and rainforest under attack

The beautiful Amazon rainforest. Everybody knows this majestic place and maybe some of you have been there once. It is threatened. And ofcourse it has been threatened for a while now, except now it is going downhill fast just so we can have a piece […]

Almost all sea salt contaminated with plastic

Almost all sea salt contaminated with plastic

“What goes around, comes around, eventually.” We know we need to cut out plastic. But do we? Is it still too easy to just ignore the fact plastic is ruining our ecosystem? And do not use the ‘recycle’ card, we all know how recycling works. […]

Dakota Access pipeline already had its first leak

Dakota Access pipeline already had its first leak

Yearly tonnes of oil is spilled, and yearly new pipelines are built. In April, the Dakota Access pipeline had its turn to leak. “The $3.8bn oil pipeline, which sparked international protests last year and is not yet fully operational, spilled 84 gallons of crude oil […]

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day!

Mothers, the start of life. The strength of a mother is endless. All she needs is love. Today is a day to give just a little extra. I know, in this life, it is not that common to have your mother in your life. Maybe […]

Lee Pace is the Mountain

Lee Pace is the Mountain

Be the rock for the ones who need it Climb the mountains together Video Nature is Speaking – Lee Pace is Mountain

Joan Chen is the Sky

Joan Chen is the Sky

The sky changes Our lives with it Choose life, choose air Video Nature is speaking – Joan Chen is Sky

Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage

SAS, or Surfers Against Sewage, is “an environmental charity protecting the UK’s oceans, waves and beaches for all to enjoy safely and sustainably, via community action, campaigning, volunteering, conservation, education and scientific research.” That’s a lot! And it is needed a lot. The sunnier days […]

Babongo

Babongo

Opzoek naar leuke cadeautjes of accessoires voor in huis? Een nieuwe kinderkamer op komst of misschien toe aan een ontspannen dagje voor jezelf? En vind jij het ook belangrijk dat hier niets en niemand ten koste van gaat? Kijk dan op de website van Babongo! […]

Liam Neeson is Ice

Liam Neeson is Ice

Ice is melting, waters are rising Homes are disappearing.. Not only ours What can you do? Video Nature is speaking – Liam Neeson is ice

Lupita Nyong’o is Flower

Lupita Nyong’o is Flower

A flower, beautiful but fragile. Like you and me. Important in many ways. Like you and me. Video Nature is speaking – Lupita Nyong’o is a flower

The Zero Waste Shop

The Zero Waste Shop

If you walk in a common supermarket you see waste flying around. One puts cookies, packed in two layers of plastic in their basket. Others put the bell pepper, packed in plastic again, in their cart. Carton, plastic, plastic, and carton again. All those layers […]

Global protest on Donald Trump’s 100th day

Global protest on Donald Trump’s 100th day

US President, Donald Trump, brought a lot of subjects to the table already. Everybody now talks about the climate change problems, the cruelty of hunting, the need for oil and so on. He now celebrated his 100th day in the White House, and so did […]

Story of bottled water

Story of bottled water

Story of Stuff always have informative, yet fun videos to watch. Now they have a video about the life of a plastic water bottle, and what would be a better solution. Of course we all know by now that plastic is something we have to […]

Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest

Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest

What if it is gone? It is fading quickly. What if we destroyed too much already? What if..? Watch and learn from the ancient. Video Nature is speaking – Kevin Spacey is the rainforest

Harrison Ford is The Ocean

Harrison Ford is The Ocean

Pollute your surroundings and you will pollute yourself. Kill your surroundings, and you will kill yourself. Stand up for your surroundings, and you will stand up for yourself. Video ‘Nature is speaking – Harrison Ford is the ocean’

Small changes, Big difference

Small changes, Big difference

All these comments about how we have to change our ways, to make it in the end. So what cán you do as one person? And do the little things you do, make such an impact in the end? YES! Évery step you take, every […]

Climate change makes us sick

Climate change makes us sick

““Many people have gotten the idea that climate change has little to do with them personally. That is incorrect,” said Dr. Mona Sarfaty.” Doctors are now uniting to tell the world, the climate change (whether you believe it is caused by us or not) is […]

Land rights now

Land rights now

Indigenous people, also known as natives, are the people descended from the original inhabitants of a given area. We all get inspired by the traditions, the culture, the way they live and the power they carry. Strong, beautiful, historic, but sadly also in need of […]

‘Then and now’ Nasa pictures

‘Then and now’ Nasa pictures

As small as an ant, the human being on this big planet. We don’t always realize the impact we already make everyday by doing the things we do. Nasa now made some pictures to show us what we don’t see, standing from down here. ..We […]

Proud

Proud

There are a lot of people who are doing amazing things, but if they are your parents it does feel a bit special. My father, an amazing artist, and my dear mother, who read every thrilling book in the library (no, not a joke) created […]

Happy Earth Day 2017

Happy Earth Day 2017

Earth isn’t ours And one day, we won’t be hers Fight for the change, fight for you, fight for us. www.earthday.org

Bird houses of mushroom material

Bird houses of mushroom material

Ecovative is a company that is “committed to work with industry and consumers to rid the world of toxic, unsustainable materials.” Last year they supplied “a biodegradable Styrofoam substitute to several Fortune 500 companies”. Ikea too made plans to use this mushroom-derived packaging, and is […]

Rob Greenfield & How to be a change

Rob Greenfield & How to be a change

Yesterday I was in Gent, Belgium, for an eco-event organized by two brothers: Quinten and Lennert Prinsen. The room was packed and there was a lot of interesting information about ‘how to be a change in a messed up world’. Only the plastic cups and […]

The art of enough

The art of enough

“Do you sometimes snack mindlessly on mediocre food? Buy clothes that don’t really fit? Binge-watch TV shows when you really need sleep? You’re not alone. Our culture has become almost fanatically centered on consumption of all types, and it’s affecting our health, happiness, and well-being. […]

Lilengo rebuild with trees

Lilengo rebuild with trees

‘Lilengo’ or ‘barren soil’, is a place in Burkino Faso that was dry, there was not enough food and education was rare. In 2014 Ecosia started to support the tree-planting program of the organisation OZG, or Ondernemers Zonder Grenzen. Now, three years later, this ‘barren […]

The Great Barrier Reef is officially terminal

The Great Barrier Reef is officially terminal

Very bad eco-news.. “The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is recognized as the biggest living structure on Earth. Unfortunately, it’s dying—with many portions facing no hope for recovery—thanks to back to back mass bleaching events. Why care about reefs? In a word—biodiversity. The reef is […]

Sign to ask for protection of rainforests in Madagascar

Sign to ask for protection of rainforests in Madagascar

“A “sapphire rush” has brought tens of thousands of people into the remote rainforests of eastern Madagascar, disfiguring a protected environmental area and prompting calls for military intervention.” “The influx of gem hunters has destroyed a large protected area, with miners cutting down thousands of […]

Sweden opens first mall for repaired and recycled goods

Sweden opens first mall for repaired and recycled goods

“A new generation of recycling has now gone from local drop-off centers to a shopping mall that sells only repaired or upcycled products. The new recycling establishment, ReTuna Återbruksgalleria, has nothing to do with the fish; instead, it was named after the Swedish town in […]

11 million acres protected in chile

11 million acres protected in chile

“Prompted by the 10 million acre gift of Parque Pumalín, the Chilean government has announced a massive conservation campaign. President Michelle Bachelet signed an agreement which merged 10 million acres of federal land with the million acres of Pumalín, creating five new national parks and […]

For the ladies: organicup

For the ladies: organicup

Allergies, hygiene, easiness, environment.. all reasons to quit those supermarket tampons or pads. Organicup is a new solution that is great for all. Made of medical grade silicone, it is good for your body and good for your wallet. “Did you know… The worlds first […]

Ban on disposable plastic in New Delhi- NL

Ban on disposable plastic in New Delhi- NL

Eindelijk, goed nieuws! New Delhi verwerpt wegwerp plastic: “van plastic flessen tot winkel tasjes tot bekertjes en bestek: alles! De National Green Tribunal heeft al het plastic voor enkel gebruik verboden. Alle bedrijven en andere publieke autoriteiten, waaronder de NCT van Delhi, worden geïnstrueerd om […]

The story of Microfibers

The story of Microfibers

The story of stuff project has a new video about microfibers. “Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day. Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials — plastic, in fact. But these synthetic fabrics, […]

Michelle Rodriquez raises awareness

Michelle Rodriquez raises awareness

Michelle Rodriguez is taking a stand. We need to act fast and she is furious. Climate change is the talk of the day, some are believers others are not. But if we ‘believe’ it is happening, or we don’t, we know that some on this […]

Idle-free! Motor uit!

Idle-free! Motor uit!

Sadly it is not common knowledge for everyone to turn off your engine when you are standing still for longer than 30 seconds (maximum) with your car. In the link below you can check what exactly happens when you keep it on for as long […]

What products contain palm oil? – NL

What products contain palm oil? – NL

“In de meeste voorverpakte snacks geproduceerd door de bekende grote bedrijven zoals Nestle en Unilever zit palmolie. Als je niet zeker weet of een product palmolie bevat, tik dan het product in op Google met daarnaast het woord ‘palmolie’ en kijk wat er uit komt. […]

Say no to Palmoil

Say no to Palmoil

“The industry is linked to major issues such as deforestation, habitat degradation, climate change, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses in the countries where it is produced, as the land and forests must be cleared for the development of the oil palm plantations. According to […]

International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

Long live the woods, the air they may give us. The rest they bring our heads, when the sorrow take over. The thoughts climb out and will be taken away. The energy, our beloved friends, the life that goes on. It’s a sight, it’s a […]

Kenya Joins Growing Fight Against Plastic Pollution

Kenya Joins Growing Fight Against Plastic Pollution

“Kenya just became the latest country to ban plastic bags. According to Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu, “The ministry has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.” Kenya’s ban follows the United Nations’ new Clean Seas […]

Pictures Show Climate Change’s Dramatic Arctic Impact

Pictures Show Climate Change’s Dramatic Arctic Impact

“A photographer’s work with Greenpeace has given him a front-row seat to twenty years of drastic change.” Pictures Show Climate Change