It’s been a funny old year but that’s not stopping the Wildlife Trust celebrating everything in and under the sea for National Marine Week 2020. And it isn’t even a week at all. Running from July 25th until August 9 2020, National Marine Week will take place over 15 days to accommodate all the UK’s…

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Many of us feel that we need to do more to protect the environment. The chances are that you probably already participate in behaviours that try to minimise your impact on the world around you: recycling regularly, taking public transport, opting for paperless billing or driving an electric car.  You may be part of a…

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The more obvious signs of climate change are happening thousands of miles from where we live: the deforestation in the Amazon and the melting permafrost in Siberia, for example.  Australia’s bushfires happened in another time zone. Whilst many of us are horrified, saddened or angry to see the devastation, it can feel like someone else’s…

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Last month was the hottest May on record. 2020 was already a hot mess but this is getting ridiculous. Few will complain about glorious sunshine during the UK’s lockdown but these latest global record-breaking temperatures remind of us the other big challenge we’re facing: climate change. According to BBC Science Focus website, the EU’s global…

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Sustainability is a powerful marketing and buying tool.   Customers still want quality, affordable products and services but they also want to know that the brands and services they’re engaging with align with their values. For example, if you’re against the use of palm oil then it’s likely you’ll avoid companies that use palm oil…

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Clients and consumers are more environmentally aware than ever, and they’re choosing products and services that align with their beliefs and lifestyles. Green marketing helps businesses create the stories behind their brand by delivering a positive environmental message that’s not just about building a customer or client base, but about creating a community. What is…

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On May 20th, a European Media agency leaked details of the stimulus package that would help the EU economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. EuActive said the leak came from a ‘trusted source’, and one week later, in a speech given before the European Parliament, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen confirmed that the EU’s…

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It’s hard to think about anything other than COVID-19 right now. Unfortunately, environmental challenges don’t disappear just because we’re facing a pandemic.  World Environment Day 2020 (WED) will look and feel a little different this year.  With much of the world either in lockdown or adhering to some form of social distancing, it will mostly…

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Fitness isn’t a one-time gig.  It’s a journey that can take a lot of time and a lot of effort.  Some people will work at their fitness because that in itself is a reward but others may feel that their motivation is only as good as the incentive they’re getting to keep showing up and…

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World Environment Day on June 5th 2020 is celebrating biodiversity.  The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that many of us don’t have the freedom to explore and experience the world around us like we used to.  We can’t take the holidays we want and even visiting local beauty spots has been out of bounds for many…

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