Olivia Rosane

Olivia Rosane is a freelance writer with an interest in ecological and social justice. She writes regularly for EcoWatch, and her work has also appeared in Real Life Magazine, YES! Magazine, and Lady Science. She has a Master’s in Art and Politics from Goldsmiths, University of London. Follow her at @orosane.

Olivia Rosane's Articles

Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
2018 has seen the United Kingdom join the fight against ocean plastics in a big way. On January 9th, the ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics went into effect, and in February the Queen herself entered the fray, banning plastic bottles and straws from Royal properties. But one enemy combatant […]
Equality & DiversityEquality & Diversity
Guest writer and activist, Olivia Rosane, share her views on the complexity of activism and Martin Luther King's legacy in today’s world. Martin Luther King Day is the only Federal holiday in the United States that honours someone specifically for activism, for working collectively with others to make society more […]

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“It was puzzling but also thrilling to get a vote of that size." This week for @Treehugger, I wrote about a record-breaking shareholder resolution calling on Dupont to report on plastic pollution, and what it might mean for shareholder activism: https://www.treehugger.com/dupont-plastic-pellet-pollution-vote-5185013

"The disposal of the minks did not go optimally." Today for @EcoWatch I wrote about how Denmark is exhuming the minks it buried due to COVID concerns, which now threaten nearby drinking water: https://www.ecowatch.com/denmark-mink-coronavirus-2653025225.html

"They're a stark reminder of what's at stake if we don't change our ways." I wrote for @EcoWatch about how the @newbig5 uses five iconic animals to raise awareness about the importance of biodiversity: https://www.ecowatch.com/new-big-5-wildlife-photography-2653013621.html

“We have 28 years of data that show significant temperature increases over land and sea." Today for @Treehugger I wrote about the state of the climate in 2020: https://www.treehugger.com/un-report-2020-climate-crisis-got-worse-5184019

"This is essentially what we call the earliest anthropogenic landscape on Earth." Today for @EcoWatch, I wrote about how humans used fire to transform the vegetation around Lake Malawi 92,000 years ago: https://www.ecowatch.com/humans-altering-landscapes-fire-anthropocene-2652915281.html

"Our findings suggest that international policies for reducing the global wildlife trade should address inequalities between signatory states." Today for @EcoWatch, I wrote about the link between global inequality and the trade in wild animals: https://www.ecowatch.com/wildlife-trade-countries-rich-poor-2652900825.html

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