Today is Earth Overshoot Day which is the date at which we will have used more of the Earth’s resources than we can put back. Rather worryingly, that means that for the next five months, none of the Earth’s natural resources can be regenerated.
Gemma (@nearlyzerowastelondon) is a London based architectural graduate working towards becoming an architect with the intention of one day being able to help design sustainable cities. In her everyday life, she is conscious that each decision she makes is a vote for the world she wants to live in…
Kitchen appliances, car doors, designer clothing, litter in the bushes… Everywhere we look, there’s plastic – but we’re starting to look at it much differently.
We’ve rounded up 5 major environmental talking points that are gaining traction in the mainstream media and on social media – find out what’s hot right now in this world of ours, and learn about the things people are doing to try to cool it all down.
Canada has a reputation for harvesting many things – maple syrup, ice hockey sensations, the odd teen pop superstar… And almost 10 million km2 of jaw-dropping natural beauty.
The last year has seen a staggering increase in the media coverage of plastic pollution, thanks primarily to David Attenborough’s “The Blue Planet’, and the horrifying images of the damage caused to oceans.