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Why Eating Seasonally is the Key to Food Sustainability

Why Eating Seasonally is the Key to Food Sustainability

Recently, I came across an article about avocados. Surprisingly, it was not about salads or smoothies. Rather, it was about how avocados might be hurting the planet. Shocking right? Well, for me it really wasn’t. Over the past few years, healthy eating, veganism and general sustainability has gained prominence across the world. The increased consumption...

Amsterdam’s Pandemic Recovery Plan Embraces Doughnut Economics and the Circular Economy

Amsterdam’s Pandemic Recovery Plan Embraces Doughnut Economics and the Circular Economy

According to the United Nations, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cost the world an alarming US$1 trillion this year and there is little evidence to the contrary. Lockdowns and various other policies currently being used across the globe to fight and curb the spread of the virus have directly resulted in near-total halt in...

Racism in the Time of a Pandemic

Racism in the Time of a Pandemic

According to public records, China formally informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the coronavirus on 31st December 2019. However, the public majority didn’t begin to hear about the virus until much later, by which time the New Year was already in full swing. The virus was initially classified as a health problem and only...

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

5 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Cosmetic, Shampoo and Lotion Bottles

By now, most people are aware of the dangers posed by plastic to our environment. Along with this awareness has come a desire for healthier alternatives. Unfortunately, when it comes to toiletries, plastic remains the dominant packaging choice by manufacturers. So until better alternatives are available, consumers have to resort to upcycling or recycling product...

Climate Joy Week #48: EU Unveils First Climate Law, Australian State of New South Wales Officially Free From Bushfires and more

Climate Joy Week #48: EU Unveils First Climate Law, Australian State of New South Wales Officially Free From Bushfires and more

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy series, a series that features a roundup of positive climate news to inspire your fight for environmental and climate action. This news isn’t usually popularized by mainstream media which is exactly why we curate them– to ensure you get good news and not just the negative ones....

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

The world’s richest man and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has decided to throw his wealth behind the climate change battle in a bid to save our environment. The Amazon CEO took to Instagram to announce a new fund to back scientists, activists and organizations working to mitigate the impact of climate change across the globe....