10 tips for an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Although it seems like mere minutes since supermarkets were packed full to the brim with Christmas themed goodies, as soon as January 1st came about, the telltale signs of a looming Valentine’s Day were upon us. Garish pink cards with well-meaning slogans began to infiltrate the shelves, shiny-packaged gifts lurked patiently in the shadows, just

Introducing Bare Kind: inspiring a sustainable generation

In 2017, over 14.1 million people tuned in to watch Blue Planet II, and a revolution sparked as it highlighted the devastating magnitude of one particular planetary problem – plastic. The fallout can be seen daily, with pictures being shared showing the extent of the issue; sea turtles with straws lodged in their noses, birds tangled in

9 planet-saving habits to adopt in 2019

2018, for me, has been the year of realisation. Realisation that I really, really do need to start taking some responsibility for my time here on the beautiful planet Earth, and that means making some proper changes to how I’m living my life. This wasn’t a drastic awakening, I haven’t suddenly seen a light that

Has David Attenborough Really Betrayed The Natural World?

‘An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.’ – David Attenborough A few days ago, our feeds were dominated by the headline ‘David Attenborough: too much alarmism on environment a turn-off‘. Since then, I’ve seen countless posts, tweets and articles written

Changing the world in 48 hours: the NASA International Space Apps Challenge

‘Sciences provide an understanding of a universal experience, Arts are a universal understanding of a personal experience… they are both a part of us and a manifestation of the same thing… the arts and sciences are avatars of human creativity.’ – Mae Jemison Unfortunately for you, if you follow me on any social media or

Introducing Eco-Yabber: proof that your passion can help save the world

‘When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.’ – Malala Yousafzai With the fight to save the world sometimes feeling a little overwhelming, any and all inspiration to keep going is vital. However, if you’re anything like me, sometimes inspiration isn’t always enough – ideas like ‘I could start my own business!’

Being the outdoorsy type, I'd much rather sit in a tree than sit inside - which makes being productive difficult at times.

Planning for Procrastination: a (late) guide

Procrastinate (verb) (pro-cras-ti-nate) – to intentionally put off the doing of something that should be done. If you read my first blog post, you’ll know that procrastination is a wonderfully irritating habit of mine, and the cause of a large proportion of my deadline related stress. Not just academic deadlines, but daily deadlines too – putting