Author: Ziggy Marley

How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket

Image by Ulrich Dregler from Pixabay Article by Bee Wilson, The Guardian Nearly three decades ago, when I was an overweight teenager, I sometimes ate six pieces of sliced white toast in a row, each one slathered in butter or jam. I remember the spongy texture of the...

75-year-old hopes to become world’s oldest soccer pro

Photo via New York Post, Reuters Article by Reuters, New York Post The thought of playing soccer as a professional had remained a distant dream for Ezzeldin Bahader for decades – until, at the age of 75, he registered with the Egyptian Football Association as its oldest player...

To make a burger, first you need 660 gallons of water …

Photo by Masis Dzuk via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Betty Hallock, Los Angeles Times California’s severe drought has probably made a lot of us more aware of our water footprint, which is the amount of fresh water we use plus the amount used for the goods...

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Photo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Aris Folley via The Hill Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second year in a row. According to The Associated Press, two lawmakers from Sweden, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling,...

Stephen Marley Announces Acoustic Soul 2020 Tour – Unplugged

Via Stephen Marley Music Kicking off this March, join Stephen "Ragga" Marley for an evening of enchanting music during the 2020 Acoustic Soul Tour. This exclusive experience presents an intimate performance of Marley's mesmerizing sounds. Tickets are on sale for all shows on January 24,...

Bob Marley Foundation to celebrate reggae legend’s 75th birthday

Photo via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) Article by Chux Ohai via Punch The Bob Marley Foundation has said that arrangements have been concluded to celebrate the post-humous birthday of Jamaican reggae legend, Bob Marley, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 under the theme, ‘Marley 75: Redemption.’ The Foundation disclosed...

China moves on takeout containers in bid to reduce plastic waste

Photo courtesy of AFP Photo/STR Article via Agence France-Presse (AFP) China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste. The country is one of the world's biggest users of plastic,...