Agriculture

Nestle Tackles ‘Ocean Polluter’ Tag in PH

September 30, 2017 ec1h6xd3ik 0

  Global food and beverage giant Nestle vowed Tuesday to address allegations by Greenpeace that it was polluting the world’s oceans with cheap plastic packaging for its Philippine products. In a report released in Manila […]

Environment

Hong Kong Cleans Up 93-Ton Palm Oil Spill

August 11, 2017 ec1h6xd3ik 0

  Hong Kong stepped up efforts on Wednesday (09/08) to clean up a massive palm oil spill, with authorities scooping up more than 90 tons of foul-smelling, styrofoam-like clumps in one of the worst environmental […]

Climate

The Paris Agreement and American Leadership

August 2, 2017 ec1h6xd3ik 0

  President Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement this June was met with immediate outcry from both domestic opponents of the president and international partners. Business leaders like […]

Environment

Pollution Clouds Gambia’s Efforts to Woo China

July 31, 2017 ec1h6xd3ik 0

  The Gambia is courting Beijing’s attention after re-establishing diplomatic relations last year, but villagers and activists say Chinese investment is a double-edged sword as they fight a firm accused of dumping waste. Chinese firms in Africa are frequently accused […]