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Climate Joy Week #23: CNN Hosts Democrat Climate Town Hall, $20 Billion Denmark Fund to Divest from Major Oil Companies and more…

Climate Joy Week #23: CNN Hosts Democrat Climate Town Hall, $20 Billion Denmark Fund to Divest from Major Oil Companies and more…

Hi there folks! Welcome to yet another edition of our Climate Joy series.  In this edition, as always, we will look briefly but closely in appreciation of the efforts of various people around the world; from media houses, scientists and public officials to end this climate crisis that plagues us all. So let’s get into it:...

Climate Joy Week #22: Marriott Hotel Chain to Ditch Travel-Sized Plastic Toiletries, Hasbro Ditches Plastic Toy and Game Packaging and More…

Climate Joy Week #22: Marriott Hotel Chain to Ditch Travel-Sized Plastic Toiletries, Hasbro Ditches Plastic Toy and Game Packaging and More…

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy series. This is our twenty-second week of collating and presenting to you bits of good news in the fight to save our planet and we are still riding high. This week, we bring you good news from the fashion world G7 Summit in Japan on the...

Amazon Rainforest Fires: Why a ‘People-First’ Approach to Climate Action is Better Than Telling Folks to Go Vegan

Amazon Rainforest Fires: Why a ‘People-First’ Approach to Climate Action is Better Than Telling Folks to Go Vegan

For the past few weeks, the Amazon rainforest of Brazil –known in every nook and cranny of the globe as a major supplier of oxygen in our communal environment– has been on fire. Generally, fires in this rainforest at this time of the year are not unusual but the degree of alarm over the destruction...

Slow Fashion: Developing Artisanship for a Sustainable Fashion Industry

Slow Fashion: Developing Artisanship for a Sustainable Fashion Industry

Anyone with an interest in fashion, no matter how remote, is familiar with the description label “handmade”. This familiarity increases if you are part of the sustainable fashion community because in this circle, the tag represents more than just a higher price. It additionally stands for care, durability and a commitment to the environment.  Now...

Igbo Weaving and Akwete Fabric: The Future of Sustainable Fashion Could Be Hidden in Our Past

Igbo Weaving and Akwete Fabric: The Future of Sustainable Fashion Could Be Hidden in Our Past

In the fashion industry, the conversation on sustainability is an ever-evolving one. The principles and concepts that decide what products are ethical or sustainable are ever shifting and expanding. So I read what I could and for my own benefit, I surmised that a fashion brand is ethical and sustainable fashion if the brand “…treats...

Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. This week as usual, we bring you news that will gladden your green heart. From the ice of Northern Canada to the warmth of Cairo, we’ve collated our weekly list of a few impressive positive developments in the communal fight to create a better environment for us...

What’s All the Buzz About Saving the Bees?

What’s All the Buzz About Saving the Bees?

If you have ever lived in a farm or rural area, then you must already be pretty familiar with bees. I should know; I was raised alongside my siblings in rural Nigeria and in all our tree-climbing and bush-roaming for both fruits and fun, we were always wary of bees and their hives. I’ve lived...