Unfortunately, there is no “easy” climate change solution equivalent to coughing into your elbow or washing your hands for 20 seconds. So what’s the winning strategy for climate activists now?
Governments must seize this opportunity to move beyond “planning normalcy” to something that empowers everyone to move more healthily and freely—for the benefit of individuals and the planet.
In some frequently forgotten parts of the world, there are no schools or other educational institutions. The chances for learning here are slim, if there are any at all.
Combating the climate crisis requires a global effort, but governments of poorer nations must also consider economic development, and the needs of their struggling populations.
Recently, the value of community gardens has become multifaceted and unique, from providing fresh food for neighbors to rejuvenating and sustaining the environment.
It has been a great pleasure this year for me to able to present more stories than ever before. Once again, thank you for joining us.
Malawi has implemented a ban on the production and distribution of thin, single-use plastics, earning praise from environmental and conservation activists.
It’s important to educate people on the negative effect of excessive light and what they can do to reduce energy consumption and preserve the darkness of the night sky.
Albeit some very powerful figures encourage denial, we have to stop ignoring the damage caused by greenhouse gases and start acting towards stopping climate change.
A project envisioned in 2012 by a Dutch teenager is beginning to address the problem of ocean plastic, and the damage it causes to marine life.
Journalists have crowned Miami, FL, Ground Zero, for the effects of Climate Change. As a result, this Southern flood city has become the spotlighted posterchild of flood prediction and prevention innovations.
Although some people may be intimidated by the zero waste movement and its restrictions, those of us who aren’t able to ‘go zero’ can also do their part.
How far along are we when it comes to closing the gender gap? According to a study conducted by the World Economic Forum, not very.
Coastal development in the Southeast-Asian nation might be doing more harm than good.
The air pollution crisis in Delhi has been another trigger for schoolchildren to stage public…
As is becoming our recurring theme, there has been a heavy focus on climate in our articles over the last 3 months. Nor is that surprising.
Having recognised the pitfalls of intensive farming, Yunnan is encouraging organic cultivation as its coffee industry booms
The utter tragedy of the situation is that we’ve already solved climate collapse, we know exactly what we should do, but people, countries, corporations, vested interests and governments won’t do it.
Cities across the world are coming up with action plans to adapt to climate change, but much more work is needed.
An Investigation: Drought, climate change, and intensive farming techniques are hurting coffee growers in the Mekong region.
When the topic of glaciers and climate change is discussed, the focus is on Greenland and Antarctica. But there are glaciers elsewhere too…
The banning of disposable plastic water bottles is the most reasonable, sustainable, and conscientious plan for the future; and this ban should begin now.
Restoring soil and preserving it for the future is an important 21st century challenge, and bamboo could play a major role.
China decided against raising its climate ambition at the UN climate action summit in New York; instead, it did leant on nature-based solutions.
A storm of our own design bears down upon us.
Now, the time has more than come for us to ask, not what the world can do for us, but what we can do for the world.
Three months in, and things are looking grim. Fires in the Arctic and Amazon, worsening of the climate problem, the Fall Armyworm invasion, and more.
A solution to global inequality, one that could likewise foster economic growth, is desperately needed. “Creative Philanthropy” could be the answer.
Recycled paper can save the Earth, and in developed countries it’s very easy to purchase, yet not nearly enough people are making the switch.
People have lost family members to AIDS or horrific road accidents. Yet, in the face of all this hardship and heartache, Africans still manage to smile.
Could the end of capitalism pave the way from a reduction in our creation of garbage, towards a truly sustainable future?
In global reforestation news, Ethiopia’s recent tree planting campaign breaks the record for the most trees planted in a single day.
Climate change and anthropogenic warming have devastated the economies of warmer, poorer countries; while financially boosting colder, wealthier countries.
Does the question of why cannabis should or shouldn’t be legalized create an unnecessary distraction from world hunger and the climate crisis?
If the European Union does not cooperatively rise to the challenges posed by incoming migrants before climate change sends ever greater waves of refugees, it risks rending itself asunder, turning Europe back into a continent of warring nations.
With inconsistent weather patterns, and the recent rise of the Fall Armyworm, crop yields across the country have fallen alarmingly over the last three seasons. Now, the government of Malawi is equipping rural subsistence farmers with the skills and equipment to deal with such challenges.
The cooperative combines the principles and practices of capitalism and socialism, aiming to draw the best from both with the goal of financial equality.
Across large parts of Africa, recovery efforts from Cyclone Idai are being hampered by the increasing threat of the Fall Armyworm.
Malawian president Peter Mutharika was, on 21 May, narrowly re-elected for a second, and his final, five-year mandate.
When a nearby farm is sprayed, we have to shut all our windows and doors to keep the fumes out of the house, but there’s nothing we can do to save the bees.
We just had an election and we ended up with the same mediocre government we had before. They are not a government to guide us through the perils of our present times.
With last night’s defeat in Australia of the Labor Party to the Liberals against all odds, and the best of News Polls, and predictions, this contemplation of the Virginia creeper might just have to sustain us for the near future.
This Earth is our home, it gives us shelter, food, and nurtures us; yet we continue to destroy this planet day after day. This is not right.
The Vanderful team plans to bring education and adventure to West Africa, after it captured their hearts during time spent teaching and living in Namibia.
As the clock continues ticking toward the collective future of the human species on planet Earth, there are still some among us who are either skeptics or out-right deniers of climate change.
In what is being described as the deadliest tropical cyclone worldwide in 2019, as of March, Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai hit Southern Malawi with a rainstorm which caused severe flooding in 15 of 28 administrative districts.
Climate change is essentially irreversible on human timescales; whatever changes are induced by our emission of CO2 into the atmosphere will persist for centuries, if not millenia.
It may turn out to be too little, too late, or it may buy us the time we need to switch over to net zero emissions economies in time to spare the world exceptionally catastrophic climate change.
Malawi is set to introduce Tuberculosis lessons in its primary schools in a bid to fight this highly-communicable and deadly disease.
Due to the complex interaction between human activities and the ecosystem, humanity’s food system is facing severe threats.
This first issue will barely scratch the surface, offering the briefest glimpse at the tip of an iceberg that reaches down to depressingly dark depths.