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13·08·20
We can't imagine our lives without safe, drinking water. Yet, as our selection of water pollution facts show, a number of us may have to face this problem shortly. In a few years, more than half of the world's population will have access to little or no usable water.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
12·06·20
What is Biodynamic Farming? Biodynamic farming is an organic farming method. We practice it by combining ancient lunar planting cycles with the use of natural alternatives to everything that conventional farming has normalized. We replace chemical fertilizers with microbial agents such as bacteria, algae, fungi, mycorrhiza and actinomycetes. And instead of chemical pesticides, we use […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
19·04·20
Many of us love a good fish supper, and eating fish is something we can all too easily take for granted. According to the WWF, the average person eats twice as much fish as we did 50 years ago, around 19k. a year. Typically, we rarely spare a thought for where our fish comes from, […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
12·04·20
Since humans learned to make stone tools two million years ago, technology has been serving as a catalyst for positive global growth. We all know that technology can do some wonderful things. Sustained technological advancement is essential for the development of our species. And, as history has shown us, technology can have profound implications for our […]
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09·01·20
Nature surrounds us. The sight of flowers blooming, rain falling, the ocean crashing, and many other natural wonders may seem normal to us. But all these events are only possible in one place; the natural environment that exists on Earth. If there are other life forms, they would have to travel past countless stars for […]
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09·01·20
Forests account for over 30% of the Earth's land surface. They are major contributors to the food and medicine supply for billions of people worldwide. Yet, satellite images of the earth show that every year, more forest covers disappear due to human activities. Deforestation is a growing global concern. Not only do we lose precious […]
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06·01·20
In 2018, scientists found plastic waste in Antarctica- the world’s only uninhabited ice landmass. Very few parts of the earth are still untouched by air, land, and water pollution, or a combination of all three. There is nothing like the realities of the mess we've made to spur us on towards sustainable action. The first […]
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06·01·20
In the words of Leonardo DiCaprio, “We only get one planet”. Yet many of us live like we have three to four more. Our air, lands, and water bodies, which we have polluted, are all parts of this environment. The diverse plants and animals around us depend on these resources just like we do. Therefore, […]
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28·11·19
Can digital innovation support global environmental sustainability? This is a million-dollar question. What is certain is that, over the past few years, sustainability has become one of the most relevant topics in many sectors. The increasing perishment of the planet has raised many questions about our future. Constant debates are in progress all over the […]
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BY Carolina Karlstrom ·
02·10·18
Approximately 25 changemakers joined us for the evening to hear from and have the possibility to ask questions of Dan Raven-Ellison, guerrilla geographer, explorer and founder of London National Park City Campaign; Agamemnon Otero, founder of Energy Garden and CEO of Repowering; and Larissa Lockwood, Head of Air Quality at Global Action Plan, who led […]
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BY David Smith ·
17·09·18
David Smith is a father on a mission to reduce the dangerously high air pollution children breathe everyday whilst they travel to school. He’s campaigning for a change in traffic light phasing during the toxic school run, to reduce emissions from vehicles start-stop-idling in congested traffic.
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BY David Smith ·
26·07·18
David Smith is a father on a mission to reduce the effects of London air pollution by reducing the highly polluting fumes children breathe everyday whilst they travel to school. He’s campaigning for ‘Keep Clear’ road markings to be used at bus shelters to prevent traffic idling whilst children wait.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
26·05·18
Cutting our individual carbon footprint involves taking a range of small but significant steps. One key thing to consider when trying to reduce your negative impact on people and the planet is how you get around. The journeys we make every day, or regularly have the most impact over time. So making better choices when it […]
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