You can help families survive in East Africa

Millions of families in the Horn of Africa are facing starvation because of the region's worst drought in 60 years. 

Mercy Corps supporters are already making a huge difference there, helping more than 800,000 people survive. For just a few more hours, each…Read More

You can help families survive East Africa's historic drought

Dear Causes Supporter, Millions of families in the Horn of Africa are facing starvation because of the region's worst drought in 60 years. People are still on the move seeking food and water, and the UN has declared six regions of Somalia to be famine…Read More

The world's rubbish dump: a garbage tip that stretches from Hawaii to Japan

By Kathy Marks, Asia-Pacific Correspondent, and Daniel Howden Tuesday, 5 February 2008 A "plastic soup" of waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States, scientists…Read More

challenge!

challenge yourself and others! Try to go at least one week without accumulating any new plastic bags. If every shopper took just one less bag each month, this could eliminate the waste of hundreds of millions of bags each year.
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