Australian bushfires: what’s happening now?

Photo: AdinaVoicu/Pixabay (licensed under Pixabay) Wildfires are not uncommon in Australia. As a matter of fact, they occur annually. But due to increasingly extreme weather conditions and a contentious management of hazard-reduction burns, fires have become uncontrollable. As the fires in Australia have been burning since June, blazing through an area of approximately 25.5 million... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

"What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another"- Mahatma Gandhi

A “bomb” on the Red Sea, who cares?

Photo: Alexander Bobrov/Pexels (licensed under Pexels) A “floating time bomb”. The latest threat emerging from Yemen bloody civil war may not be what we expected. It is not directly linked to the war but is rather an unfortunate collateral damage of the conflict that has opposed the Saudi-backed Hadi government and the Iran-supported Houthi rebels. Yet,... Continue Reading →

Zero waste kitchen tips for beginners

Photo: RikaC/Pixabay (licensed under Pixabay License) You may wonder how to do more in the fight against climate change. You may have, like me, gone into a supermarket and been disgusted at the amount of unnecessary plastic packaging. And you may wonder how to reduce you impact on domestic waste. Here are a few steps... Continue Reading →

How about some proper veggies?

Photo: Marco Verch/Flickr (licensed under Creative Commons) Have you every entered the fruits and vegetables section of a supermarket and been freaked out at the fact that you could see more plastic that veggies? How about the fact that all those aubergines look like they have been cloned? If this is your case, you may... Continue Reading →

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