Category: Lifestyle

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

It is argued that the ideology at the root of all our environmental and social problems is neoliberalism. Although neoliberalism is all around us and is the ideology that drives almost all of our political and economic systems, most people couldn’t explain to you what it is if you asked them. It’s likely, however, that they’ll...

Australians Care About Animals – But We Don’t Buy Ethical Meat

Australians Care About Animals – But We Don’t Buy Ethical Meat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.  Authors: Amelia Cornish, PhD student, University of Sydney and Paul McGreevy, Professor of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science, University of Sydney. Australians clearly care about animal welfare: our research has found 92% shoppers in Sydney considered animal welfare to be important. However, when we look...

Concerned About The UN Climate Report? Take These Sustainable Actions Today…

Concerned About The UN Climate Report? Take These Sustainable Actions Today…

The new climate change report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that policymakers around the world must take “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid the worst impacts of global warming. The report makes it clear that “transformational” change will be needed to limit warming...

15 Celebrities and Famous People on Plant-Based Food, Veganism and Cruelty-Free Living

15 Celebrities and Famous People on Plant-Based Food, Veganism and Cruelty-Free Living

With increased awareness of the environmental impacts of animal agriculture and more conversations around animal welfare and the ethicality of eating animal flesh and animal products, it’s little wonder that vegan food, plant-based diets and cruelty-free living are becoming the norm. In this post, we’ve rounded up influential celebrities and other famous people who have embraced...

Climate Change Will Rock You Like A Hurricane, Here’s What You Can Do So It Doesn’t…

Climate Change Will Rock You Like A Hurricane, Here’s What You Can Do So It Doesn’t…

Climate change is a major contributor to the larger storms striking the Earth and the hurricanes, fire seasons, and droughts that have affected the US and many other parts of the world. There are enormous impacts on the climate that have specifically been caused by humans, and those changes are starting to have a negative...

Communicating Sustainable Living: Expanding the Narrative So That It’s Culturally Inclusive

Communicating Sustainable Living: Expanding the Narrative So That It’s Culturally Inclusive

Abuja, Nigeria: Nicholas Patrick Wiseman, back in 1845, once wrote that an idea is immortal and cannot be killed. Personally, I think ideas are pretty much eternal. All the greatest changes in human lives across the world had at one time or another stemmed from an idea. From the concept of slavery to that of...

16 Eco-Stylish Reusable Bags, Water Bottles, Coffee Cups and Other Zero Waste Essentials

16 Eco-Stylish Reusable Bags, Water Bottles, Coffee Cups and Other Zero Waste Essentials

Whether you read an article about how ocean plastic pollution killed a whale, or was shocked to learn about our society’s wasteful habits on War On Waste, you’ve now had an environmental or moral epiphany, and you’re keen to live more sustainably. You’ve decided to say no to single-use plastic and are aiming to reduce the...