Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

Philippines Oceanic Waste Crisis

Despite government efforts in trying to reduce plastic in the ocean, Philippines is currently ranked as the third most contaminated ocean according to Ocean Conservancy. Many blame this contamination on a corrupt government and a rapidly growing economy. The Philippines has a long history with corruption, which has resulted in […]

President Nazarbayev Of Kazakhstan Resigns

The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, stepped down this week after 30 years in the country’s highest office. His resignation has drawn unprecedented international attention to Kazakhstan after newly named interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced that he would rename the capital city from Astana to Nur-Sultan to honor Nazarbayev. Public […]