From Plastics to Vanilla

Scientists have been working on possible ways to reuse waste materials and make a positive contribution to the environment. One of the most invested and investigated materials is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics due to their abundance and usefulness in several industries such as the production of bottles. Although there have already been ways discovered toContinue reading “From Plastics to Vanilla”

What actually is “Plant-Based Diet”?

There are various types of diets that we encounter in our life. They change names but when you look deep into them you can see that they are actually similar: Montignac, Atkins, Dukan, Keto… Except one, which is plant based diets such as veganism and vegetarianism. Plant-based diets have been on the rise recently withContinue reading “What actually is “Plant-Based Diet”?”

Sea Saliva in the Sea of Marmara

Sea saliva is a collection of a slippery, aqueous organic substance found in the seas and oceans, especially in those which are relatively still and have a shallow depth. The viruses and bacteria can easily get attracted to the substance, forming a blanket that suffocates the marine life below.  It is formed as a resultContinue reading “Sea Saliva in the Sea of Marmara”

Educational Quality in South Africa

As we are all aware that being able to educate yourself is a luxury. Learning a new language, a new word, history, an instrument and math can change our perspective of life. Also, being educated and having this broad perspective open new doors in our future. For the most part, our entire future depends onContinue reading “Educational Quality in South Africa”

Quality Education is the Goal

“A quality education is one that focuses on the whole child- the social, emotional, mental, physical, and cognitive development of each student regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or geographic location. It prepares the child for life, not just for testing.” -Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and Education International (EI) The 4thContinue reading “Quality Education is the Goal”

Health and Living Conditions in Maldives

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages is a development goal set by the United Nations for the whole world. It is believed that any social, economic, or political problem weighs a lot less than the health of humanity. Most of the countries try to implement this goal in their countryContinue reading “Health and Living Conditions in Maldives”

Good Health and Well-Being

“To ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations. This goal is essential to build prosperous societies.  Access to good health and well-being is a human right, so everyone should be able to access health care— not just theContinue reading “Good Health and Well-Being”

Severe Hunger in Turkey

As we discussed in our previous article, nearly 8.9% of the world population is facing severe hunger conditions and related diseases. Despite the production capacities or economic conditions of countries, hunger is a deal of survival in every one of them. Even the “greatest” countries like the United States face the harsh consequences of acuteContinue reading “Severe Hunger in Turkey”