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A Plastic World

A Plastic World

For more than 50 years, worldwide plastic production has continued to rise. Over time, as plastic has increased in durability, it has gradually replaced materials like glass and metal in a number of industries. Globally, we produce an estimated 300 million tons of plastic every year, 78 percent of which is never reclaimed...

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Why Should We Preserve Our Wetlands?

Why Should We Preserve Our Wetlands?

Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world. A wetland is an area of land where water covers the soil, for all or a portion of the year. Wetlands come in many forms including swamps, marshes, estuaries, mudflats, lakes, lagoons, ponds, deltas, coral reefs, billabongs, shallow seas, floodplains,...

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Human Rights and Sustainability

Human Rights and Sustainability

“Peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.” —Martin Luther King Jr.   Regardless of where we come from or how we go about our lives, all of us are born with fundamental human rights. Human rights are those basic rights and freedoms to...

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