EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

September 18, 2014 4:22 pm0 comments
EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

The European Commission has launched its new initiative ‘Generation Awake’ to help educate the countries of Europe in how to deal better with residential waste removal, factory waste disposal and overall waste management. In a bid to make the EU a greener and more environmentally friendly place they have created […]

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Creative thinking – the new approach for fundraising?

July 18, 2014 11:07 am1 comment
Creative thinking – the new approach for fundraising?

What comes to mind when you hear the word fundraising? Time and time again, I find myself approached by various charitable institutions for money, but am rarely given a chance to truly feel involvement in the donation. Do I even get the chance to care – or is a signed check […]

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Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

June 15, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

The ever-growing kindle popularity proves a threat to bookstores and libraries alike but will Amazon’s nifty little product fully eradicate the leather-bound books we have grown to know and love? While I was researching this impediment I discovered e-book revenue alone accounts for 17.5% of Penguin’s global revenue. I also […]

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Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

April 30, 2014 4:08 pm0 comments
Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

We all know that the ivory trade costs the lives of tens of thousands of elephants a year. There have been huge campaigns over the last six months, both in the form of protests, celebrity Twitter campaigns and huge coverage in the press, of the fact that the wild elephant will […]

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The 1908 Tunguska Event

April 29, 2014 10:00 am3 comments
The 1908 Tunguska Event

It’s early morning in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia on the 30th of July 1908. There isn’t a cloud in the sky and the morning is already hot and dry in the isolation of the Siberian wilderness. The day starts just as any other would when suddenly, at around 07:17am, the sun […]

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North Face Launches “Longer Days” Summer Initiative

April 16, 2014 5:50 pm0 comments
North Face Launches “Longer Days” Summer Initiative

North Face has launched a new initiative called “Longer Days” that encourages outdoor endeavours now that spring has arrived. The company, which sells outdoors kit including camping and hiking gear, has created two competitions in which users can win daily and weekly prizes ranging from high quality outdoors utility backpacks to a […]

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Get Your Garden Set For Spring…

March 17, 2014 11:25 am0 comments
Get Your Garden Set For Spring…

I don’t think anyone quite knows what is going on with the seasons… some places have been snowed in and freezing or severe floods while others have had hardly any winter like weather at all but with the daffodils on sale, a bit of sunshine trying to break through the […]

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Eco To-Do List: The Top Five

February 18, 2014 11:00 am0 comments
Eco To-Do List: The Top Five

It is so easy to become a ‘trendy sustainability’ victim – lecturing people on what they should be doing, and not quite hitting the mark yourself. Yes, it is sometimes overwhelming to think “eco” all of the time, but you must first rid yourself of the idea that offsetting your […]

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