Learn about how one company in Africa is helping to raise awareness and clean up the world’s oceans by transforming discarded flip-flops into vibrant pieces of colourful art. Click here to read more.

A Department of Energy Report released in January provides the clearest picture to date as to where America’s energy employment currently stands. The report highlights coals continued decline and that future energy employment opportunities lay with renewable energies. Click here for more details.

Countless animals of all shapes and sizes are now free from the confines, abuse and controversy surrounding circuses in Guatemala. In a compassionate move, Guatemala has now banned animal use in circuses, setting an example for other countries to follow. Click here to sign a petition letter of praise and for further details.

South Africa’s constitutional court dismissed an application to appeal from the government to keep a ban on the trade of rhino horns; making it legal once again soon to buy and sell rhino horns in South Africa. This marks the end of a long and disputed legal battle between rhino owners, who farm rhinos like livestock and the government’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). Click here to read more.

Senators in the United States have banded together in an effort to address the marine debris crisis affecting America’s ocean shorelines and inland waterways. Click here for more details.