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6 Island Nations Will Issue ‘Blue Bonds’ To Make Shipping In The Pacific Ocean Carbon Neutral

Six Pacific island nations are actively trying to raise $500 million for the purpose of making all shipping in the Pacific Ocean zero carbon by the middle of the century. The Guardian reports: “The Pacific Blue Shipping Partnership, announced on Tuesday by the governments of Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and […]

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BioSolar Leaves May Be Better At Cleaning The Air Than Trees

Though you’ve probably never heard of BioSolar Leaves, they may one day assist in purifying the air we breathe while simultaneously producing healthy food, according to the World Economic Forum. The panels look much like the usual solar panels, but with one major difference: They’re green due to the microscopic plant life growing in them […]

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Plastic Packaging Being Replaced By Banana Leaves In Asian Supermarkets

It began in Thailand at Rimping supermarket: Wrapping produce in banana leaves instead of plastic as a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills across the world. And now the trend is taking hold all across Asia, according to Matador Network: “The banana leaves are multi-purpose, able to be used for vegetables, […]

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Greta Thunberg Explains How We Can All Help Save The Planet In Just Three Easy Steps

On Friday, climate activist Greta Thunberg inspired millions of students worldwide to go on strike to bring awareness to the issue of the global climate crisis. All total, there were 2,500 events planned in over 150 countries, according to Vox. A day earlier, Thunberg, along with writer and environmentalist George Monbiot released a short film […]

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Dutch Warehouse Is One Of The Greenest Industrial Buildings In The World

On the outskirts of the Dutch city of Tilberg sits a building that immediately catches people’s attention due to its futuristic shape and sleek curves. Known affectionately as “The Tube,” the World Economic Forum recently highlighted the warehouse as one of the greenest on the planet: “Judged one of the most sustainable industrial buildings in […]

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Badgers Are Being Exterminated In England For Illogical And Political Reasons

Some 63,000 badgers could be killed this autumn in England, the result of extreme “culling.” It’s being called an “act of ecological vandalism and a national disgrace,” by one conservationist. Badgers will likely be wiped out entirely from some areas, and all in the name of saving cows? The cull is “pushing the species to […]

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