17
Jan
2019

A new report has found that Denmark is not recycling as much plastic as it could, resulting in wasted potential. More recycling of plastic could benefit consumers and businesses as well as help protect the natural environment, according to the report, which was produced by the public Innovation Fund Denmark in partnership with consultancy firm McKinsey. Up to 1.6 billion kroner could be earned annually if all plastic in the country was recycled, ... MORE

17
Jan
2019

Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables being packaged in every way imaginable. The history of "packaging" goes back to the first human settlements. First leaves, gourds and animals skins were used. Then ceramics, glass and tin. Then paper and cardboard. But with the invention of plastic and the celebration of "throwaway living" since the 1950s, the environmental costs of an overpackaged ... MORE

17
Jan
2019

It's 2019! Let's make good choices! First things first: Don’t panic. Take a deep breath. You already know that climate change is happening, and you also know that if we want to save the planet, we’re all going to have to make changes in the ways we live our lives. If this story was just about looming disaster and climate doom, you’d probably want to stop reading. I don’t blame you: Being told that the world is going to end unless we do ... MORE

16
Jan
2019

HONOLULU - There’s been a rare sighting of what’s believed to be the biggest great white shark on record. In incredible video taken by OneOcean Diving, a massive great white was seen in Hawaiian waters. The shark in the video is believed to “Deep Blue,” a shark that’s nearly 20-feet-long. She’s also believed to be more than 50 years old. In the past few years, Blue has become so famous that she even has her own Twitter account. ... MORE

16
Jan
2019

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Wearing sunscreen and cosmetics to the beach might seem like a good idea for your skin and beauty, but it is certainly not good for the corals, a recent study has revealed. According to several research studies, up to 14,000 tons of sunscreen end up in the world's oceans every year. To protect coral reefs, the state of Hawaii recently banned sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals known to harm ... MORE