Brands Battle Indonesia’s Ocean Plastic


Fashion retailer H&M and bottled water brand Danone-Aqua have joined forces to help solve Indonesia's notorious marine plastic pollution problem. Their Bottle2Fashion project will involve H&M…

NZ’s Billion-Dollar ‘Nature Jobs’


New Zealand has pledged to create up to 11,000 "nature jobs", including environmental work, biodiversity projects and pest and weed control, as part of its Covid-19 recovery plan.  They also include…

McDonald’s Partners Loop


From 2021, a selection of McDonald's restaurants in the UK will trial a reusable hot drinks cup service in partnership with circular grocery packaging service Loop. The trial will see customers order…

3D Printed Reefs


3D-printed terracotta tiles have been produced for the purpose of helping to restore damaged coral reefs.  The tiles are the work of the Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS) at the University of…

Community Spirit


A community farm which helped to feed people in need after the coronavirus pandemic hit the US in early 2020 is an ongoing example of how such volunteer-staffed projects can sustainably come to the…

Hitting the Roof


A grocery store in Montreal, Canada is growing its own produce in a rooftop garden located on its building, featuring organic crops such as kale, lettuce, carrots, aubergine, garlic, tomatoes and…

Bhutan’s Carbon-Negative Example


The densely forested country of Bhutan officially absorbs more carbon dioxide than it emits, and some commentators say that it should be used as an example to other countries of how to become…