Tag Archives: Environment
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This Is What 200 Tons of Marine Debris Looks Like … From Just 12 Miles of Alaska’s Coastline

Trash doesn’t belong in the sea! We love what this nonprofit organisation is doing – A cleanup crew recovered 200 tons of trash from just 12 miles of Alaska’s coastline around Prince William Sound. Gulf of Alaska Keeper (GoAK), a nonprofit dedicated to picking up debris around the state, filled 1,200 “super sacks” and collected thousands of […]

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Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation – EcoWatch

What an amazing move! Kudos to Norway – Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged May 26 that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country. The pledge was recommended by Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee […]

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This City is the World’s First to Mandate Climate Change Warning Labels on Gas Pumps

Woohoo! What a brilliant idea – What if every time you fueled up at your local gas station, you were reminded that the world’s addiction to oil contributes to climate change? Would it change your habits? The city of North Vancouver, British Columbia is hoping so. The city council voted unanimously earlier this week to approve mandatory climate change […]

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