The return of democratic government to Portugal in 1976 opened the way for membership in the European Union and a complete restructuring of the governance and water management system and waste water management saving the Tagus Estuary.
China’s ban on some of the paper and plastic waste that it has been importing has disrupted the industry and could result in more trash being dumped at sea.
The water crisis in Cape Town is approaching the day zero in what might be the first, but not the last emergency of its kind as climate change impacts cities.
Robert Mugabe’s replacement by Emmerson Mnangagwa has potential to change the direction of the country but may also keep it on it present trajectory to nowhere.
Camila Wirseen is a social entrepreneur from Sweden who has been working for ten years to improve sanitation and health for some of the poorest women in Kenya. Her story is an example of how to bring about an improvement in people’s lives by getting personally involved.