CLIMATE TRACE – EMISSIONS TRACKER PAVES THE WAY FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Carbon Emissions Released 2021. Source: https://climatetrace.org/map On the 9th of November at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, founding member Al Gore announced the launch of Climate TRACE’s newly intricate and highly detailed carbon emissions database. Formed in 2021 prior to COP26, Climate TRACE, which stands for Tracking Real-Time Atmospheric Carbon Emissions, is a global non-profit coalition […]

MY VEGAN LIFESTYLE

Image Credit – Abigail Rose Poetry on a Plate (@quarantinedinmykitchen) • Instagram photos and videos: A home-based recommended Instagram Page I have been vegan for nearly 4 years and was vegetarian for 2 years before.  It has been one of the most life-changing transitions of my life. I was convinced to quit eating meat by […]

HELLO UNIVERSE! CONNECTING THROUGH WOMEN’S CIRCLES

Image Credit – Nicola Wood Nicola Wood founded a charity for those seeking sanctuary in Swindon and now juggles a role at a charity supporting carers alongside the needs of her young family. In the summer of 2022, she launched Women Replanting – circles for sharing and supporting others, which are held in-person and online. […]

BALI’S LOCALLY SOURCED FOODS

Image Credit – Sofianna P I am currently exploring Bali, Indonesia, and have fallen deeply in love with the local food. While these dishes are popular across the country, Bali is just one out of 17,500 islands, and Indonesian cuisine is strikingly diverse and varied across its regions.¹  Nasi Goreng Indonesia’s national dish is the […]

SEASONAL EATING

Image Source – Iñigo De la Maza Seasonal eating is eating fruit and veg that are in season regional to where you live. Eating seasonally is a more sustainable way to consume fresh produce as it cuts down on food transportation and reduces food miles. Food miles is the distance between where the food was […]

BRISTOL RESTAURANT INTRODUCES CARBON FOOTPRINT MENUS

Image Source – https://www.veganfoodandliving.com/news/bristol-restaurant-carbon-footprint-menu/ The Canteen in Bristol has started including the carbon footprints of each dish on their vegetarian menu in an effort to encourage customers to think more about the environmental costs of their meal. Diners can choose from dishes that produce as little as 16 grams of carbon dioxide emissions, like the carrot […]

Festival Trash

Image Credit – @critical_waste Festival season is in full swing with over 5 million Brits flocking up and down the country as an opportunity to unwind, listen to their favourite artists and relax. In this environment, it’s easy to forget about the stress of the outside world. However, festivals can become a breeding ground for […]

ALL I NEED IS MY CAMERA

Travelling light with Ali  Image Credit – Ali Humphrey The last thing anyone want’s to be worrying about whilst travelling is losing priceless valuables. This is why I decided to take packing light to new extremes by only taking a 20-litre carry-on rucksack with me for a trip halfway across the world. After making this […]

THE GLOBAL PLASTICS TREATY   

A step in the right direction Image Credit – Nick Fewings On March 2nd, 2022, UN member states voted to frame a Global Plastic Treaty and to forge an international, legally binding agreement by 2024. This is the first global treaty on plastic pollution, and its goal is to address plastic throughout its lifecycle, from […]