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The Litter Project

The Litter Project

By Bernie Rakocevic Most of us were horrified as we watched the devastating environmental impact of the estimated 41 million litres of oil spilled from the tanker Exxon Valdez in Alaska’s pristine Prince William Sound. The spill covered 2100km of coastline. The ensuing financial, environmental and ecological impact is well documented. Over

How the Animal Agriculture Industry Impacts the Planet

The animal agriculture industry is one of the biggest players in climate change to date. Our growing population, coupled with the increasing demand for animal products, is putting pressure on agriculture farms to expand and cater to the needs of the world. Many of the world's resources are also used

Help World Hunger with These 7 Organizations

Hunger remains to be one of the worst problems in the world. In fact, statistics revealed that more than 815 million people experience hunger, with most of them coming from third world countries. Poverty and hunger go hand in hand. Poverty causes hunger because of lack of resources. Hunger causes poverty

A Hungry Child Needs Your Help

A hungry child needs your help

    Fighting in C.A.R. is pushing families to the edge of survival, while funding for this crisis has nearly run out. Children will be the first innocent victims. Without your support, WFP cannot continue providing emergency food assistance. The Situation in C.A.R. Before conflict started, half of the children in C.A.R. were stunted due

7 Ways to Help Syrian Refugees

Most of us have been hearing about the plight of Syrian refugees for as long as we can remember, but know little about the part we can play to make a difference. Below are the key ways you can help. DONATE: Donate to the International Red Cross who help treat, feed, and

The LGBT Struggle

By Ramelle Lewis Growing up, I knew my family was different. When I was very young, I didn't realise that different didn't necessarily mean 'bad', or 'wrong'. I just knew that my family would never conform to the nuclear bloc of Mum, Dad and child. I had Mum, and later Ava*[1], my

Your Bushfire Assistance Guide – The Masterlist

BUSHFIRE RELIEF The bushfires emergency across Australia continues on despite the best efforts of our courageous firefighters. Many in our communities have expressed their interest in offering assistance in this grave time of need. The Plus Ones/The Socialites and Global Good team have curated a comprehensive list of ways you can contribute

Help End One of the Most Tragic Childbirth Injuries

Recenty a forklift removed a statue of 19th century surgeon J. Marion Sims from New York City’s Central Park, relocating it to a cemetery in Brooklyn where Sims is buried. He is controversial. For some, Sims is the “father of modern gynecology” – he developed the speculum, a device used

Save The Bees!

Save the bees

By Jully Kemp Stings from bees hurt but losing the bees eternally sure hurts more. A lot of people find it difficult to believe that bees are actually very important to human beings. Believe it or not, 1 out of every 3 food item we eat was gotten from a

Free Rice Project – Help Fight Hunger.

Every single day, we are caught up fighting our own battles, and often underestimate those which face others. Be it someone’s battle to fight their urge to spend extra so they could save some more for their family or trying harder to get better grades in college, to earn a decent

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