Chile creates several new national parks

Chile creates several new national parks Chile has officially created five new breathtakingly beautiful national parks, and expanded the boundaries of another two, protecting huge swaths of remote and rugged Patagonia. The designation is largely down to the tireless efforts of US philanthropists Doug Tompkins and Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, who have donated the largest amount of…

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education Apple announced it has partnered with Malala Yousafzai and her nonprofit organization the Malala Fund to help extend education funding programs to India and Latin America. With Apple’s support as the fund’s first Laureate Partner, the Malala Fund has an initial goal to extend…

An Indonesian company uses seaweed as environment-friendly packaging

An Indonesian company uses seaweed as environment-friendly packaging One potential solution to the massive plastic pollution problem could come from Evoware, which makes seaweed-based packaging that is not only 100% biodegradable, but is edible as well. According to the Plastic Pollution Coalition, some 33% of all plastic is “used just once and thrown away,” which…