Activism

New Zealand talks plant-based nutrition in school

New Zealand school systems are now advising students to eat less meat and dairy in order to combat climate change. The new curriculum launched in January, according to Reuters. It uses research to show secondary school students how climate change impacts the planet. It also teaches students how consuming meat and dairy products can increase […]

Are we seeing a transition in China?

A member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference asked the organization to remain unconcerned in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. During the official panel of the political panel, Sue Jinkun recommended organizations to eat vegetarian, the Global Times reported. Earlier this year, China banned wildlife consumption and trade due to increasing global pressure around […]

The EU ditches coal

European greenhouse gas emissions continue to decline as countries switch from coal to renewable energy sources. By 2030, 13 EU countries will be without coal. The transition to more sustainable forms of energy has led to emissions reductions, according to a recent report by the European Environment Agency monitoring group. EU and UK member states […]

Yoga in under-privileged communities of Lebanon

Sandra Boutros took Yoga to kids who fled the war in Syria and now find themselves living in crowded and loud refugee camps in Lebanon. Children living in highly stressful environments have been gifted with the peace that Yoga brings to their young lives, thanks to the Koun NGO from Lebanon. Learn more about Koun […]

A threat to the Amazon is a threat to us all

Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has allowed for the destruction and land-grab of the Amazon in such unprecedented numbers that the issue is critical. Is it time for the UN to step in? Where does the EU stand on this issue after signing a new Free Trade Deal with Mercosur this month? Where do we […]

I Bought everyone on my Street Biodegradable Dog Poo Bags

This kid has the right idea. Serve and you will reap! Instead of sitting around and hoping people would start taking into account their carbon footprint, he took action. He invested in his own future and that of his neighbourhood by investing in bio-degradable dog poop bags with his own money, and then offering them […]

France’s disappearing birds

It’s not only France that is reporting an alarming decline of bird activity and populations. But this video should stir immediate action, not only from governments, but from us all. (Visited 3134 times, 1 visits today)

Elephants Rush To Greet A New Rescued Baby Elephant

Elephants are beautiful, big-hearted, emotional, caring beings. Here’s an example from the Save Elephant Foundation in Thailand. Please visit their site and show some support to their amazing work. (Visited 69 times, 1 visits today)

Vafa Animal Shelter in Iran

With over 1500 animals in their care, this NGO shelter runs entirely on private donations and volunteers to help care for all the rescues.  Learn more about these animal lovers at Vafa Animal Shelter. (Visited 996 times, 1 visits today)