“Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse”

“The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, known best for its red, yellow and green sustainable seafood-rating scheme, is unveiling its first Seafood Slavery Risk Tool on Thursday. It’s a database designed to help corporate seafood buyers assess… Read More

“As A Massive Garbage Dump Closes In Brazil, Trash-Pickers Face An Uncertain Future”

“Brasilia’s government hasn’t decided what to do with the 44 million tons of trash that comprise the garbage mountain and are polluting the soil and water below. The dump is located on real estate with potentially enormous value.”… Read More

“ING commits EUR 100 million to fund Sustainable Investments”

ING has launched Sustainable Investments, committing EUR 100 million of capital for investments to support sustainable ’scale-ups’ with a proven concept and a positive environmental impact. https://www.ing.com/Newsroom/All-news/ING-commits-EUR-100-million-to-fund-Sustainable-Investments.htm

“Climate Change Threatens Mexican Agriculture”

“Mexican agriculture has begun to feel the impacts of climate change, affecting the productivity of some staple foods in the local diet.” http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/12/climate-change-threatens-mexican-agriculture/?utm_campaign=climate-change-threatens-mexican-agriculture&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss

“The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of waste a day – and that figure is growing”

“The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of solid waste a day, 10 times the amount a century ago, according to World Bank researchers. If nothing is done, that figure will grow to 11 million tons by… Read More

“It Is a Time to Talk About Climate Change”

“This is a false dichotomy of the sort that’s commonly used to silence talk of prevention and public health that implicates powerful industries. In the wake of mass shootings, for example, the supposed choice is between mourning loss… Read More

“Why Join the Fair Trade Tourism?”

“Usually associated with being environmentally friendly, there is, in fact, a lot more to sustainability than just green issues. Most importantly, sustainability means that whatever it is you are doing now you will be able to do tomorrow,… Read More

“The Top 20 Coolest Schools”

“These schools are ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainability.” https://sierraclub.org/sierra/cool-schools-2017/top-20

“Potential Carbon Capture Game Changer Nears Completion”

“On a small lot between Houston and the Gulf Coast, in an industrial zone packed with petrochemical factories and gas pipelines, a little-known company is finalizing construction of a demonstration power plant that could represent a genuine energy… Read More

“The growth paradox: can tourism ever be sustainable?”

“Many destinations have strategies and plans in place to use tourism to help alleviate poverty and conserve their natural and cultural heritage, for example, through the creation and management of National Parks and monuments. Yet nearly 50% of… Read More