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    New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

    The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030...

    3 days ago

    Deforestation is driven by global markets

    The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, while still securing a supply of food for everyone...

    By Ruben Valbuena and Thomas Lovejoy 3 days ago

    Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund

    Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025 to invest in projects to promote sustainable agriculture, protect forests and support small-scale farmers in developing countries...

    By Michael Taylor 3 days ago

    Big irrigation projects in Africa have failed to deliver. What's needed next

    In 1938, French colonial authorities in what is today Mali started on an ambitious infrastructure plan to transform the desert into an area of agricultural production...

    By Tom Higginbottom, Roshan Adhikari and Timothy Foster 10 Jun 2021

    The queer city: how to design more inclusive public space

    Most people might not usually think of public space as being gendered, but this is how scholars of the built environment increasingly talk about it...

    By Pippa Catterall and Ammar Azzouz 9 Jun 2021

    For Dutch firm, buyers' fee in Europe gets e-waste recycled in Africa

    After years of struggling to make a living selling recyclable parts from electronic waste recovered in Africa, Dutchman Joost de Kluijver realised he needed a new business model if his firm was going to survive.

    By Angela Ukomadu and Anthony Deutsch 4 Jun 2021

    Cities urged to build upwards but ditch skyscraper obsession

    Taller buildings are key to enhancing quality of life as the world's urban population grows, but cities should not become obsessed with skyscrapers...

    By Umberto Bacchi 3 Jun 2021

    Climate change: 6 priorities for pulling carbon out of the air

    To reach net zero emissions by 2050, global emissions must be cut faster and deeper than the world has yet managed...

    By Cameron Hepburn and Steve Smith 3 Jun 2021

    African researchers invited to apply for JWO Research Grant

    The 2021 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Research Grant aimed at early-career African scientists, and worth $150,000, is open for application...

    2 Jun 2021

    IIASA researchers produce new framework to enhance national climate action

    As part of the Paris Agreement, countries are required to submit nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and long-term strategies outlining their...

    28 May 2021

    AfDB board approves bank's policy prioritising water security

    The African Development Bank's new policy on water prioritises water security and the transformation of water assets to foster sustainable, green and inclusive economic growth...

    27 May 2021

    #AfricaMonth: The state of LGBT rights in Africa

    The socio-political and developmental health of a nation can be determined by the lived experiences of, and rights afforded to, the most marginalised...

    By Dr Claire Westman 21 May 2021

    Nigeria is making progress with financial inclusion: here's how

    In developing economies, many people are excluded in various ways from financial services.Including them is necessary for three main reasons...

    By Emmanuel Mogaji 20 May 2021

    ACMHM to host African Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health

    The African Coalition on Menstrual Health Management, in collaboration with the United Nations Fund for Population, will host the African Coalition Symposium...

    19 May 2021

    International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to change

    Many African countries still rely heavily on foreign aid. However, several studies have shown that foreign aid has failed to deliver sustainable economic growth...

    By Tigist Mekonnen Melesse 18 May 2021

    Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch

    As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles...

    By Megan Rowling 14 May 2021

    New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplace

    According to a new report from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC), employers need to urgently tackle ageism at work...

    13 May 2021

    Book now: Newsroom Management for PR and Brands: Webinar | 20 May 2021

    On Thursday, 20 May, at 3pm we invite you to spend an hour with our team and industry experts to discuss newsroom management trends for business communications...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 May 2021

    Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxiety

    It is the year 2050, the planet is warming up, meals come from nutritional food packs and dozens of new zoonotic viruses are spreading...

    By Kim Harrisberg 11 May 2021

    Nearly 20 million more people hit by food crises last year

    Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the Covid-19 pandemic and weather extremes...

    By Maytaal Angel 6 May 2021



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