Tag: Environment

Women’s groups develop sustainability in mountain zones

Women’s groups drive sustainable development in mountain zones Sunday, 11 December marks International Mountain Day, which celebrates the natural beauty and diversity of mountain areas, while also highlighting the threats they face. Chief among them is the climate crisis, which is melting away glaciers around the world. All remaining ice in African and Latin American mountains is expected to disappear in the coming…

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An All-Women Coral Conservation Group is Reviving Coral Reefs

An All-Women Coral Conservation Group is Reviving Coral Reefs The trainees are learning to graft, garden, and restore corals. By Sydney Allen There has been no shortage of alarming articles and videos in recent years about the imminent and inevitable destruction of the world’s coral reefs — one of the key components to a healthy ocean and marine ecosystem. Heartbreaking images of bleached, broken corals have…

Muslim Women’s Group ‘Aisyiyah Is On A Mission To Plant Trees

Muslim Women’s Group ‘Aisyiyah Is On A Mission To Plant Trees Muslim women’s group ‘Aisyiyah is helping the environment and local communities by restoring forests, tackling climate problems, and raising awareness on the need to reduce waste. By Harry Jacques SUKOHARJO, Indonesia — On a grass verge by a road dissecting miles of rice fields in Central Java province, a…

This Partnership Could Change the US Beauty Industry

Biossance and Reese Witherspoon have joined forces to create a more sustainable future for our planet. By Emily Pidgeon Expected to grow to US$784 billion by 2027, the beauty industry is going from strength to strength. And as environmental impact becomes increasingly crucial for better business decisions, Reese Witherspoon has partnered with Biossance to shape a cleaner future. The sustainable skincare…

Four Women Win 2020 Young Champions of the Earth Prize

By  Jessie Tu The Young Champions of the Earth Prize, established by The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have been awarded to seven young environmental trailblazers across the world. The winners were selected from a large pool of candidates who have created meaningful and immediate solutions a diversity of challenges affecting the world; including climate change, biodiversity loss, water pollution and waste…