The world’s top 10 crops — barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane and wheat — supply a combined 83 percent of all calories produced on cropland. Yields have long been projected to decrease in future climate conditions. Now, new research shows climate change has already affected production of these key energy […]
The Western Cape has been identified as one of the biggest hotspots in the world for plant extinction in a new study published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, which focuses on plant extinction rates documented from 1900 onwards.
Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds to be banned in England Source:https://news.sky.com/story/plastic-straws-stirrers-and-cotton-buds-to-be-banned-in-england-11725704 Michael Gove has confirmed a ban on the supply of the items after a consultation revealed “overwhelming” public support. Source: https://news.sky.com/story/plastic-straws-stirrers-and-cotton-buds-to-be-banned-in-england-11725704
President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a ban on single-use plastics in beaches, national parks, forests and conservation areas. The ban will take effect on June 5, 2020. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-06-05-uhuru-announces-ban-on-single-use-plastic-in-kenya/?fbclid=IwAR1B9X08fYKisNbFgGmt1M9M5NodcVy1DnphBIDuL6d0GTySU9Bd_oOKc9Q President Uhuru of Kenya annouces a ban on single-use plastics starting in 2020 President Uhuru of Kena has announced a ban on single use plastics to come […]