SDGs

JPEN

Gathering place for all to build
a healthy & wealthy society

PLANET

Introduces initiatives to live in harmony with nature and leave a healthy environment for future generations.

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…

PLANET

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…

PLANET

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…

PLANET

2021/02/16

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, …

PLANET

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…

PLANET

2021/01/21

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…

PLANET

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…

PLANET

2020/12/24

Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.

Climate change can have profound impacts across ecosystems, but rising average temperatures are just one factor among many driving those repercussions. A new st…

PLANET

2020/12/22

Which is safer for the environment, paper or plastic bags?

While Canada’s efforts to cut down on the huge amounts of plastic trash generated everyday is laudable, it could lead to not-so-friendly environmental con…

PLANET

2020/12/10