Tunza by the UNEP

A recent survey may have found that some young people aren’t engaged by environmental issues, but the United Nations Environment Program is not planning on leaving them uninformed. The UNEP has facilitated a web-based enewsletter under the tag of Tunza. And it does have ‘tonnes of’ entertaining, interesting and important stories, written by young people for young people. Hardly a spring chicken myself, I was keen to settle down and peruse news from youth correspondents, based in locales like Brazil and China. The current issue is on urban living. I learnt about the German Parliament being heated by vegetable oil, how Singapore provides half its water needs from harvested rainwater and US corn that grows 50% bigger when fertilised by waste urine! So skip, don’t walk. Skate, don’t run, over to — ::'Tunza’ @ our planet [by WM]