Who will be at the helm of the green age?

Since our ape-ish ancestors gained consciousness, technological advancement has always been the driving force in the progression of our societies. They have brought about revolutions, explosions in understanding that further progressed civilisation. Harnessing the power of fire and the wheel allowed our neanderthal ancestors to progress beyond cave-dwellers and into the first man-made habitats. Moving…

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The Festival Spirit

Traditional camping is embodied with notions of being at one with nature, shirking the luxuries of brick and mortar, insulation, (most) devices and a solid bed in favour of the great outdoors. Exchanging our human-made surroundings for the natural environment. But pair camping with music, stalls, entertainment, booze and others, and humanities ability to desecrate…

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The hidden virtues of food miles

Air miles are the environmentalist’s devil incarnate. Responsible for 2% of global carbon emissions, if the aviation industry were a country, it would be ranked as one of the top 10 emitters. Yet, for all their ecological damage, we can’t live without them. Without these fossil-fuel guzzling, carbon dioxide emitting, flying metal tubes, we wouldn’t…

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The New Vote

There aren’t many global issues more entwined with the political arena than climate change. Its effects reach so far into almost every industry that pretty much every job, lifestyle and money-earning sector in all corners of the globe will be irreparably damaged, along with the planet itself. With governmental policies in the past that encouraged…

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Pebble piracy

The perfect souvenir, enshrining the unique layers of rock and stone compressed over millions of years, hardened and broken, tumbled and polished into little muted gems scattered across the coastlines of Britains beaches. Rocks, we’re talking about rocks. Whatever you’re into, there’s something about the pebbles crunched over along the shore that makes you want…

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Can I afford to be sustainable?

The green revolution is coming. Beyond droves of crunchy granola, sandal wearing, and pruned beardy stereotypes, the drive for more sustainable lifestyles that have a lower environmental impact is approaching. You can see it in supermarkets that are increasing their amount of loose produce, along the high streets as package free shops open their doors,…

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