Entries in activism (7)

Thursday
Aug172017

A Brief History of  Environmentalism

Environmentalism isn’t a product of the post-War era and most certainly isn’t limited to Europe and America. Though considered a new concern, an interest in the environment existed centuries before the modern age. Read on to learn a brief history about this fascinating and consistently current theory!

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Thursday
Jul202017

Hydropower: Supported By  Everyone?

Hydropower is a renewable source of energy that is powered by the running or falling of water and can provide nearly 16% of global electricity consumption. But this does not mean that the 'green energy source' comes with 0 controversies...

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Thursday
Jul132017

The Risks of  Activism

In a time where the environment faces an ever-growing threat at the hands private corporations and state neglect, activist activity is needed like never before. But standing up the environment can come with grave, sometimes life-threatening risks.

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Friday
Sep112015

Pandering to Pandas: How will we Combat Extinction?

Pandas. What are they good for? Large, lethargic creatures who lie around eating nothing but bamboo all day and have no interest in sex. It’s like they’re asking to become extinct. So should we just sit back and let it happen? Or does the survival of the panda represent something important about the larger issue of environmental conservation?

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Tuesday
Feb042014

Environment News: Whale Shark Slaughterhouse Exposed

On 27 January 2014, a Hong Kong-based NGO named WildLifeRisk released a report describing a three-year undercover operation to expose the illegal slaughter and trade of whale, basking, and great white sharks.

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Thursday
May302013

Job Jealousy: Jordi Chias, marine photographer

Jordi Chias is a freelance photojournalist specialized in underwater and marine themes. His work includes extreme sports like cave diving, free diving and deep wrecks, and he is also working on travel articles and natural history subjects.

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Thursday
Apr182013

The problem with palm oil

Palm Oil is one of the most widely used products worldwide. It is a primary ingredient in cooking, and cosmetics and is therefore found in a large number of consumer goods.

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