An average airline passenger leaves behind over three pounds of garbage, according to one estimate. To counter plastic waste generation, a British design firm has refashioned the economy meal tray, replacing plastic with renewable materials such as coffee grounds, banana leaves and coconut wood.
Nine Bostawana rhinos have been poached since April, said the government. The thousands of rhinos that once roamed Africa and Asia have been culled by poaching and habitat loss. Very few are found outside national parks and reserves, where they remain threatened.