by Gilitics Media | May 4, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, Environment, Featured, Impact stories, Opinion, Tourism
According to historical records, the first synthetic plastic was created in 1907, revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. Since then, the production of plastics has increased significantly, with consumer demand driving innovation and expansion in the industry.
Despite their popularity, plastics have been found to have negative effects on the environment and human health. They are not biodegradable, which means they can take hundreds of years to break down. Additionally, they release harmful chemicals when they degrade, contaminating soil and water.
As concern over the impact of plastics on the environment
by Gilitics Media | Mar 8, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, education, Environment, Featured, Impact stories, Opinion
“Ocean conservation is important for me because as you clean it, other people find it clean and keep it clean as well. It is my first time participating in a beach clean-up, it is fun and I would recommend it to my friends”, said Baraka Mjomba, a scout from PCEA Makupa Academy partaking in the beach-clean up.
by admin | Jan 26, 2023 | Blue Economy, Environment, Featured, NewsThe Mombasa Plastics Prize is an event that aims to incentivize young innovators to come up with solutions to the ongoing and emerging issues surrounding plastic waste in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya. The event was held at the Swahilipot Hub and was organized by...
by Gilitics Media | Nov 29, 2022 | Climate Change, Corporate, Current Affairs, Environment, Impact stories
By Ian Mutiso
Youths have been urged to actively participate in climate change challenge initiatives for sustainability and continuity in making the world a better place.
Azeb Asrat, Rotary Club International District Governor said youngsters have the energy and potential to significantly contribute to humanitarian efforts to combat the negative effects of climate change.