This company is using plastic waste to combat poverty

This company is using plastic waste to combat poverty

The Plastic Bank are on a mission to increase the value of plastic and reduce poverty. The company have come up with a market-driven solution whereby local people can collect plastic waste and exchange it for money or essential items. They have set up collection points in countries all over the world including Haiti and the Philippines. Nov 28, 2017
NASA astronaut takes in earths beauty from space

NASA astronaut takes in earths beauty from space

Astronaut Randy Bresnik took a moment to take in the astonishing view of earth from the international space station.Bresnik was conducting a 6 hour space walk with flight engineer Joe Acaba to perform maintenance on the station.They have been at the space station since July and are conducting 250 scientific experiments. Nov 28, 2017
Bali volcano alert raised to highest level, hundreds stranded in airport

Bali volcano alert raised to highest level, hundreds stranded in airport

Indonesias disaster mitigation agency said on 27 November it had raised the alert to the highest level four on Balis Mount Agung volcano and warned residents in a 8-10 km (5-6 miles) radius around the volcano to evacuate immediately. Balis airport, the third most busiest airport in Indonesia, has been closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 flights and some 59,000 passengers, due to the eruption warning and the presence of volcanic ash from Agung. Nov 27, 2017