June 12, 2019

This School in Nigeria Is Accepting Empty Plastic Bottles as Payment for School Fees

With three million residents, the Ajegunle district in Lagos, Nigeria is one of the country’s most densely populated slums. Its residents struggle to obtain clean water and sanitation, resulting in rubbish that litters the streets. Access to education is also an issue for many families, and they are unable to afford the fees to send their children to school.

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June 4, 2019

Pantone Unveils Three New Color Tones Based on How Coral React to Climate Change

When Pantone announced Living Coral as the 2019 Color of the Year, many were quick to point out the irony given the dire situation of our oceans. Over the last 30 years, 50% of the world’s coral reefs have been lost, stripping us of a valuable ecosystem. Now, Pantone, Adobe Stock, and non-profit The Ocean Agency have come together to draw attention to this plight with Glowing Glowing Gone.

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May 23, 2019

McDonald’s Opens a Miniature Restaurant Just for Bees

In a bid to help protect bees, McDonald’s recently commissioned creative agency NORDDDB to design its smallest restaurant yet called McHive. You won’t find Happy Meals and Egg McMuffins here though—the tiny franchise is actually a fully functioning beehive, complete with everything the endangered insects need to thrive.

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