Plastics have become universal, being used for food containers, bottles, bags etc. Over 18 trillion pounds of plastic have been produced to date, and 18 billion pounds of it flows into the ocean annually, making it one of the most pressing environmental
As life starts to return back to normal and the anxiety that gripped us all begins to subside, we can take a critical look at the recent past and appreciate that some changes made because of COVID-19 may have positive
Iran protests’ death toll rises Since Nov. 15, Iran has been facing severe protests that erupted following the 300% increase in fuel prices, and later on becoming a bigger scale outcry against the current regime under Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The
While the fracking boom and its awful environmental consequences in the United States is well known worldwide, few people are aware of the use of this detrimental technology in other countries. In Mexico, oil and gas exploration using fracking in
Sustainable development is defined as meeting current needs without compromising the needs of future generations. In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 goals for sustainable development, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are meant to “leave no one
In the wake of this new shift in oil prices, countries that rely heavily on exporting crude oil are beginning to feel their budgets tighten. To stave off unemployment and possible social unrest, some states are taking drastic measures to increase
Note from the Editor: In these hours, following the tragic killing of innocents in Paris and Beirut, our thoughts are with the people of France and Lebanon. Impakter is a global publication. Our team comes from every corner of our beloved World.