Tag: Environment

New Zealand invests in growing its domestic recycling industry to create jobs and dump less rubbish at landfills

Author Jeff SeadonSenior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology Disclosure statement Jeff Seadon does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. New Zealand’s government recently […]

Why The World Needs Hemp Plastic

Hemp plastic is increasingly becoming a viable option as an eco-friendly alternative to carbon-based plastic. Not only is this bio-plastic sourced from safe and sustainable hemp plants, but it is also typically both biodegradable and recyclable JESSICA MCKEILJessica McKeil is a freelance writer focused on the medical marijuana […]

What is The Crop Trust?

By editor of The International Reporter   The most important bank in the world received a huge deposit of 50,000 last week. Not 50,000 dollars; 50,000 seed samples. The most important bank in the world is, of course, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a repository of the planet’s genetic […]

New Urban Agenda

The Asian Development Bank Institute explains the New Urban Agenda and the options for housing as more people move into cities By Matthias Helble Already more than half of the world population lives in urban areas and the trend to move to cities is expected to continue, until […]