SDGs

JPEN

Gathering place for all to build
a healthy & wealthy society

PEOPLE

Introduces efforts to pursue healthy living equally for all.

NEW

Saving the Amazon’s orphan monkeys

Far from the rifle cracks that occasionally rip through the rainforest as local tribesmen hunt mature primates for their meat and soft pelts, a sanctuary in a c…

PEOPLE

2021/02/25

NEW

All change: India’s railways bring back tea in clay cups in bid to banish plastics

A small and humble relic from India’s past is about to stage a major comeback. At all 7,000 railway stations in the country, tea will be served in earthen…

PEOPLE

2021/02/22

Spice of life: how turmeric became the ‘new gold’ for Sri Lanka villagers

In Sri Lankan cuisine, a pinch of turmeric brings the gold colour to sodhi, the mildly spiced coconut soup eaten with the island’s carbohydrate-rich foods. Turm…

PEOPLE

2021/02/16

Fjord focus: is Norway’s friluftsliv the answer to surviving a second lockdown?

First things first, let’s tackle the pronunciation. “It’s free-luftz-leev,” says Lasse Heimdal, repeating the word four times on the phone from a relatively bal…

PEOPLE

2021/01/28

Cape Town’s Wine Farms Are Rising Above the Drought

Winemakers and vine owners work to keep producing wine even in the face of a dire water shortage Corlea Fourie, head of viticulture at Bosman Family Vineyards, …

PEOPLE

2021/01/26

What are green jobs – and why are they important?

Jobs that have a direct, positive impact on the planet traditionally involve renewable energy, electric transport, energy efficiency or nature conservation. But…

PEOPLE

2021/01/21

‘One team’: disabled duo help each other in war-torn Syria

One is deaf and mute, the other is paralysed from the waist down; but together, Ahmad and Bader form a duo equipped to handle life in war-torn Syria. In an anci…

PEOPLE

2021/01/19

Plastic Food Packaging Ranked as Most Common Beach Litter for the First Time

Food packaging is the most common form of beach trash for the first time, according to a recently published analysis of litter collected during the Ocean Conser…

PEOPLE

2021/01/14

Green shoots: Rooftop farming takes off in Singapore

On the rooftop of a Singapore shopping mall, a sprawling patch of eggplants, rosemary, bananas and papayas stand in colourful contrast to the grey skyscrapers o…

PEOPLE

2020/12/24