Tag Archives: Consumerism

World Environment Day 2016

I’m almost late for the UK, but not quite for the rest of world westwards. It’s been a fairly hectic weekend for me, being on an outdoors/field work first aid course. Anyway, it’s World Environment Day today, celebrated every year on 5 June, and … Continue reading

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Food, the sea, and people.

So I’ve talked about why I don’t eat seafood and all the unseen destruction that goes on in our oceans. Here’s a bit more of a visual, if you aren’t still convinced. It gets depressing when you realise the scale … Continue reading

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To eat or not to eat.

I decided to stop eating seafood about 2 years ago, after attending a talk by The Black Fish early in Michaelmas term in my first year. Since then, I’ve eaten some fish occasionally: salmon in the couple of weeks after … Continue reading

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Writing for Cambridge Uni’s new green magazine

I’m trying to work on my science writing, and so have been volunteering to write for various magazines. Very painful process indeed, to have to sit down and laboriously put fragmented thoughts into more-or-less coherent paragraphs. What I find especially … Continue reading

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Trying to piece everything together

Inspiration for this post came during a jog through the Evolution Garden at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on 30 May 2012. In an attempt to piece together everything I know and care about – evolution, ecosystem services, human population, sustainable … Continue reading

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2012 Eco-resolutions: Simple ways to do our part for our Earth

Siva shared this article with the ICCS Otters, and I think it lists really simple things we can do everyday to reduce our impact on the Earth. So I shared it on my Facebook wall, and after making my parents … Continue reading

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At crossroads

So it’s the end of 2011. I am unable to reflect upon this year for the environment and wildlife, I can’t say for certain if it’s been a great year or not. But this year, I think I’ve noticed a … Continue reading

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