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World Health Day – for a fairer, healthier world

Since 1950, each first week of April has concluded with an international celebration of World Health Day. With the motto of “building a fairer, healthier world”, the World Health Organisation will use this year’s 7th April  to raise awareness of inequality in human health. To steer attention in this direction, even if just for a […]

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World Water Day 2021

We live on a blue planet. Seventy per cent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, which is undeniably our planet’s most precious natural resource. Water is the source of life, and all creatures benefit from it – from the smallest microbe to the largest whale. For us humans, it is no different. We […]

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International Women’s Day 2021: 5 women environmentalists you should know

Women bear the brunt of climate change according to the research. But they are also guiding the fight against it, with resilience, courage, and innovation. To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we’re celebrating leading female environmentalists across the world.    Jane Goodall – Primatologist Dr Goodall is most well known for her study of chimpanzees. […]

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World Wildlife Day – Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

More often these days we hear about climate change, the dark cloud overarching humanity’s future. But the truth is, loss of biodiversity (the variety of life on earth) could easily be crowned first place on the list of what is threatening our planet. Changes to the Earth’s climate, however destructive and terrifying, are still reversible […]

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Should we carbon offset?

Morning Brew on Unsplash Most sustainable travellers around the world have heard of carbon offsetting, a scheme providing travellers with a way to purchase ‘carbon credits’. These credits are invested  in projects that absorb the carbon from your footprint, the aim being to make you and your travels carbon neutral. Carbon offsetting seems ideal: it [...]
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The travel industry: Trying to quash the single-use plastic addiction

Photo by Dustan Woodhouse on Unsplash ingle-use plastics have become one of the worst synthetic materials to impact the world. In almost every shop there is a piece of plastic that will inevitably end up in the ocean or landfill. An estimate of 513 million tons of plastic wind up in the ocean each year. [...]
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