The Central African Forest Initiative

Alongside the Amazon Rainforest and Indonesia's extensive rainforests, Central Africa is home to one of the largest rainforests in the world and home to millions of species of flora and fauna. The Congo Rainforest that lies within the Congo River Basin and covers approximately 695,000 square miles has experienced the slowest rate of deforestation of ...

Plastic Free Parliament

I don't know if it's me just becoming more aware of the issue since I've been writing, but the issue of single-use plastics seems to be being pushed further into the spotlight. The final episode of Blue Planet II also may have helped; the effects of plastics on the environment and marine ecosystems were highlighted ...

Cape Town is Running Dry!

Droughts occur in places all over the world. However, in a couple of months, Cape Town in South Africa could become the first city to turn off the water supply to its four million residents in modern history. According to a website monitoring Cape Town's water crisis, the water supply will be turned off in 93 ...

Goal 1: No Poverty

The first of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is 'No Poverty'. It's a goal the UN have to bring people all around the world out of poverty and give everyone an opportunity to earn a wage that, at the very minimum, allows people and countries to develop. The United Nations defines poverty as ...

Plymouth University Sustainability

Plymouth University is already one of the leading universities when it comes to sustainability and, in preparation for 'Green Week' at Plymouth University, they are launching their ditch the disposables campaign today! Over the past few months, a number of universities up and down the country have implemented their own policies that offer discounts, added charges ...

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