Kiribati to open one of world’s largest marine protected areas to commercial fishing

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15 November 2021 The Guardian The Kiribati government has announced it will open up one of the world’s largest marine protected areas to commercial fishing, citing economic benefits to its people. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) spans 408,250 sq km (157,626 sq miles) – an area about the size of California – and was created in 2006 with the entire area declared a “no-take” zone in 2015, meaning that commercial fishing is forbidden. Kiribati, a collection of islands in the central Pacific and which has an EEZ larger than the size of India, catches 700,000 tonnes a year of tuna. More tuna is caught in Kiribati’s waters than in the waters of any other nation in the world. In a press statement issued on Monday, the office of the president of the Kiribati government confirmed it was opening the protected zone citing the huge economic cost to Kiribati, a developing nation, of the ban. “Similar to any Government, our decisions, as we make them, put the livelihoods of our people at th

[Education Package] Protect the Earth from Climate Change!

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Learn & Act, a project conducted by the Sunhak Peace Prize, provides educational packages on diverse global peace issues tailored to middle school students and above! Among them, we would like to introduce educational materials on climate change, which is under threat due to extreme global warming. Teachers refer to the teacher guide and teach students through slideshow presentations. After the training is over, the students fill out a student activity sheet to organize the lessons learned during the training session. This is an educational program designed to help one express one’s own ideas. Each package consists of a learn and act training program that consists of 60-minute lessons each! It informs students to become aware of diverse issues that have become a global problem but are not yet known to students. At the same time, it is a project designed to educate students to be active! Now, let's take a closer look at the topic we're going to introduce, 'Fighting Clima

Management at ESG, where kindness triumphs.

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ㅡ It has a flavor of paper but I applaud you for being environmentally conscious. ㅡ Starbucks is a global coffee brand that is particularly popular among coffee franchises.  Starbucks' unrivaled atmosphere and coffee taste may be the reason, but the company's long-running "eco-friendly" campaign has also played a role In 2018, Starbucks launched the Greener Starbucks Korea campaign, and paper straws were introduced for the first time in franchise coffee shops.  Paper straws were chastised for having a "paper taste," but they succeeded in projecting an image of a "good brand" to the MZ generation, who consider Starbucks also has introduced cup lids that allow ice drinks to be consumed without straws, as well as reusable cups to eliminate the use of disposable plastic cups entirely.  Starbucks' eco-friendly move aligns with the MZ generation's "value consumption" tendency to purchase eco-friendly products, even if the price is a lit

Global transition to sustainable energy

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ㅡ The secret to becoming No.1! ㅡ   ▲  Tesla Model3   Elon Musk is the world's richest person according to Forbes as of November 2021. He is said to have an estimated net worth of $320.3 billion.   He has succeeded in a barrage of businesses such as PayPal, an online payment system, SpaceX, a rocket and spacecraft business, Tesla Energy, a solar panel business, and open ai, which is researching artificial intelligence.   One of the most well-known companies is Tesla , which makes electric vehicles. According to Consumer Reports, 91% of Tesla drivers said they would buy a Tesla again. The most prevalent reason was 'the pleasure of owning a future-oriented image, etc.'   Tesla's forward-looking image is reflected in their mission.   “ Tesla's mission is to accelerate the global transition to sustainable energy.”   Aren't you curious about what Tesla's goal of 'sustainable energy', that made Elon Musk the world'

The Scream of a Woman in Afghanistan

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  ㅡ "No one cares about us  because we were  born in Afghanistan." "We're going to die in history." - Afghan girl's despair at the Taliban rule - ㅡ 'Is this the twenty-first century's real-world?' People running desperately toward aircraft, people hanging upside down on the stairs in an attempt to board an aircraft, people taking off and crashing in the air while clinging to the aircraft's wheels... Crowds rushed into Kabul Airport to flee the country after the Islamic armed group Taliban reclaimed control of the Afghan regime. Afghans who had been going about their daily lives were thrown into battlefields rife with violence and fear. People all over the world witnessed how easily modern civilization could devolve into an anti-civilized and violent situation by watching the more urgent scene of the Afghan Exodus rather than a movie. The two men killed in a take-off transport plane crash were ordinary Afghan boys aged 16 and 17. They were bro