• Playing With Fire: Flame Retardants Do More Harm than Good

    Playing With Fire: Flame Retardants Do More Harm Than Good

    Flame retardants used in furniture and household products are supposed to protect people by reducing the risk of household fires, but they contain known carcinogens, hormone disruptors, and other chemicals deemed unsafe. High levels of exposure to these chemicals can do more harm than good.

  • Illegal Wildlife Trafficking a Threat to Wildlife and National Security

    Illegal wildlife trafficking is conducted by organized crime syndicates.

    Illegal wildlife trafficking and the illicit trade in wildlife products is big business with organized crime syndicates. This is not surprising since it is relatively low risk yet offers high rewards. According to a new report commissioned by the WWF, the illicit trade in wildlife generates more than US$ 19 billion every year and ranks as the fourth largest illegal global trade after drug trafficking, counterfeiting and human trafficking.

  • Lighting up Africa

    Lighting up Africa with solar power

    Lighting Africa aims to bring clean solar lighting to 250 million people in Africa by 2030, which will benefit these communities and the environment.

  • S.O.S. – Save Our Seabirds

    Save the Albatross

    Every year hundreds of thousands of albatrosses and petrels are killed by longline fishing boats. This can be prevented by simple mitigating measures.