The New Age of Environmentalism

The New Age of Environmentalism

As the devastating impacts of our actions on the environment become more apparent - 50% loss of ocean life in the last 40 years (WWF 2015), icebergs the size of entire countries now breaking off and melting due to climate change (NS&IDC 2017), species going extinct on a daily basis (to name a few) - it is clear that society is in need of a radical new approach to helping the natural world if we, as a species, are to survive.

 

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Recycling

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Recycling

This morning, I was listening to some chatter on the radio and was horrified to hear the show hosts’ attitudes and misconceptions towards recycling. They were under the belief that just because they were putting a lot of things in the recycling bin, there were doing a good job.

5 Ways to Make Your Organisation Give a S*#t About the Environment

5 Ways to Make Your Organisation Give a S*#t About the Environment

My professional background is in environmental management, where I spent 11 years in the corporate world working as an environmental manager. Most of my experience is in mining, where I learnt very early in the piece that there are a lot of people in the workforce who do not really care about the welfare of the environment, let alone want to protect it.

How My Three Day Fast Helped the Planet

How My Three Day Fast Helped the Planet

I have just finished doing a three day fast for the purpose of detoxing. It was a ‘water only’ fast, but I did cheat but having a few herbal teas and one coffee (I was driving a long distance and didn’t want to fall asleep. Funny thing was, I almost felt like I got a hangover from that coffee so I won’t be doing that again in a fast). I'm still pretty proud of my achievement though.