Environment

August 4, 2020

Jane Goodall Narrates Beautiful Animated Poem About Saving Earth

It started as a poem, filled with lines inviting readers to listen to “the whisper” and act. Then it became a children’s book with majestic owls and other airy illustrations. Now, Tom Rivett-Carnac‘s children’s book What Happened When We All Stopped has become a wistful animated poem narrated by anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall.

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July 16, 2020

This Search Engine Plants Trees With Its Profits and It Just Reached Its 100 Million-Tree Milestone

Ecosia is no ordinary search engine—for the past 11 years, the eco-conscious company has been using its profits to plant trees around the world. Earlier this month, the German nonprofit celebrated planting its 100 millionth tree, making them the organization who has planted more native and biodiverse tree species globally than any other. When someone searches the web using Ecosia, ads generate income, which is then used to plant trees.

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May 20, 2020

Coca-Cola and Carlsberg Will Switch to Plant-Based Bottles That Break Down Within a Year

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, scientists estimate that eight million metric tons of plastic—approximately the weight of 90 aircraft carriers—finds its way into the oceans every year. The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco) wants to help manufacturers and distributors reduce their single-use plastic waste by creating bottles made from degradable plant sugars rather than fossil fuels.

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