President of the 73rd UN General Assembly wins the Champion for People & Planet Award 2019

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On 10 August 2019, the President of the General Assembly, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés received the Champion for People & Planet Award from the Give Me 5 Campaign, in recognition for her genuine commitment to communicating strong and clear messages about the importance of protecting and preserving our planet. Her signature environmental campaigns: ‘Play […]

The Future of Work

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The future has always had an exciting ring to it. For generations we have looked into the future with hope and awe. Who doesn’t remember Marty McFly and the Doc getting into the DeLorean and landing in 2015. Flying cars, self lacing Nikes and holograms! (weirdly enough they still were using fax machines…)‘Back to the […]

Cruise Lines and Sustainability

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By Elyas Harris. The cruise ship industry has always been infamous when it comes to environmental sustainability. But recently some cruise lines have been making an effort to become more green. They have been making some very mindful choices when it comes to the way they do their business. I happened to go on a […]

Sustainable Farming Continued…

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by Elyas Harris     During a previous article on sustainable agriculture, the urban context was the primary focus. But having access to the tools and supplies needed to create a 99 percent self sufficient farm is expensive and time consuming. But farmers who are still using the traditional farming techniques can have a very simple and […]

Thermal Pollution in Water

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By Elyas Harris When people think of pollution and the thought that most often comes to mind is cars’ exhaust and industrial fumes that emit greenhouse gasses. But thermal pollution is not pollution in a direct chemical sense. Thermal pollution occurs when because water used to cool down factories or used in energy plants, gets […]