Kerala Is Using Plastic to Pave Roads, Israeli and Palestinian Youth Strike Together, Reforestation in Ethiopia

The south Indian state of Kerala has used 9,700 tonnes of non-recyclable, shredded plastic waste to pave 246 km of roads; more than 500 Palestinian and Israeli students put aside their political differences in order to protest climate change inaction; Ethiopia launches ambitious reforestation project seeking to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change.

Ending Domestic Violence in Tajikistan


Ending Domestic Violence in Tajikistan, Jamaica Bans Single-Use Plastics, Reforesting the Amazon

A new scheme has resulted in a 50% drop in violence against women in Tajikistan; Jamaica will introduce a ban on single-use plastic bags, straws, and styrofoam starting next year; and Peruvian scientists found several tree species that can survive adverse conditions and fill in the gap caused by mining and other methods of deforestation.