Written by Avery Oliver When the snowstorm hit Texas in mid-February and my power went out—I wasn’t sure if it would ever come back on. It was a very cold night, the temperatures dropping below freezing, and with no heat or electricity, it only continued to grow colder. When an hour or two passed and… Read More Centring Black people in Conversations About Environmental Racism is Essential
Written by Freya Graham Every year, on 22nd of April, people around the world celebrate Earth Day. Its mission is to ‘diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide’. What is Earth Day, and why is it important? Earth Day started with an oil spill. In 1969, more than three million gallons of oil from… Read More Earth Day 2021: Why Is It Important?
Written by Freya Graham If you’ve had a browse through Netflix in the last two weeks, chances are you’ve seen Seaspiracy pop up in the UK Top Ten chart. The follow-up to 2014’s Cowspiracy, Seaspiracy investigates the environmental impact of the commercial fishing industry. The documentary, directed by Ali Tabrizi, explores a range of issues,… Read More Seaspiracy: What’s the Controversy?
Written by Anna Shannon The past year has seen many of us turning to our nearest available outside nature spots. We have become reacquainted with our parks, woods, lakes, and the like. The highlight of any weekend was (and is) a good long walk. The truth of the matter is that some of us are… Read More Do Greener Cities Mean Happier, Healthier People?