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Antarctic wildlife at risk of being ‘sunburnt’

Antarctic wildlife at risk of being ‘sunburnt’

The hole in the Earth’s ozone layer is remaining open for longer periods than previously observed. This is exposing penguins, seals, and other animals to heightened levels of harmful UV radiation. We know that temperatures are rising. We also know that summer months are becoming warmer and will continue to do so until we phase out fossil fuels and drastically reduce emissions. For humans, while the impacts of extreme heat can be...

By London, UK
Understanding the sugar scandal in Nestlé’s baby food

Understanding the sugar scandal in Nestlé’s baby food

Nestlé has found itself embroiled in a controversy surrounding the sugar content in its baby food products sold in lower and lower-middle income countries, including India. A recent investigation has uncovered a disturbing practice of adding sugar to infant cereals and milk, while keeping the products sugar-free in Nestlé's primary markets in Europe and the UK. The investigation, conducted by the Swiss organization Public Eye and the International Baby Food...

By Bhubaneswar, India
What is Earth Day and why do we mark it every year?

What is Earth Day and why do we mark it every year?

Earth Day takes place on the 22nd April every year, with more than 190 countries participating around the world. What is Earth Day, and why is it a big deal? This week, the world is celebrating and participating in Earth Day, a moment taken each year to consider our environmental impact and highlight the importance of sustainable living. Created in 1970 in the US, the movement was originally intended to...

By London, UK