Over the last number of years, tonnes of ground-breaking documentaries have been released to teach us about how to look after our beautiful world in the midst of climate change and other world issues. From docu-series […]
Intro Wild salmon feature across multiple cultures over thousands of years. In Irish folklore and mythology we see the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’ and Native Nations of the Pacific Northwest define themselves as Salmon People. In our […]
There are many ways food impacts our planet, from its journey and the associated emissions to our food choices. Additionally, food waste is a major issue in virtually every country. According to Our World in Data, food […]
10 easy ways to make your Garden Biodiversity Friendly Before we get into the many ways you can make your garden more biodiversity friendly, let’s discuss what biodiversity actually is. Biodiversity essentially refers to the variety […]
We are watching our planet be continuously wounded. The effects of climate change are no secret. Droughts, bushfires, storms, floods and other various weather events are well known. We see them on the news, social media […]
The latest victims of the Covid 19 pandemic are innocent animals, Mink in Denmark. Scientists recently discovered a mutated form of the virus in Mink on several farms. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen delared that the mutated […]
Climate change has already displaced thousands of individuals. It is no surprise that the coming decades could see a vast increase in the number of people who are forced out of their homes as a result […]
What are ecobricks? Have you ever heard of ecobricks? I hadn’t until I was listening to the Climate Queens podcast in the episode ‘Good news only’. I would highly recommend this if you are looking for […]
The Reef Mauritius lies in the Indian Ocean about 500 miles off the East coast of Madagascar. It is volcanic in origin and is almost completely surrounded by beautiful coral reefs and mangroves along the shoreline. […]
Human emissions are a significant contributor to this warming and as the ice-rich permafrost starts to melt and collapse not only in Newtok but all over the Artic, billions of tons of methane and carbon dioxide are being released into the atmosphere which were once locked in the ice.
I’m sure we all do our quarterly clean out of our wardrobes and discover we have quite a few clothes we no longer wear. They probably go into a large bin bag for either charity shop donation or to the bin. Fast fashion has a huge impact on our environment.
The first thing we think of when trying to be more sustainable regarding coffee is our trusty re-usable coffee cup. Yes, this is important, but there is so much more to consider about your delicious caffeinated drink than just the cup it is contained in.
It is estimated that one million pangolins have been hunted in the last decade.
Their meat is considered a delicacy and their scales are expensive to purchase therefore are a status symbol that only the wealthy can afford.
These shy creatures’ main threat is illegal poaching and trafficking.
The Moringa tree, widely used in the Philippines is a small, scraggly tree with the most amazing nutritional and medicinal benefits. It grows well in arid, sub-tropical areas and has multiple uses in cooking, cosmetics and […]
A singular church bell tolls as a lonely warning in the small village of Eyam in the northern Derbyshire dales, warning of the arrival of an unwelcome guest. The year was 1665 and a flea-infested bundle of […]
The food we eat every day has a high cost on our environment, as the soil gets depleted by highly controlled non-stop agriculture trying to supply food for billions of people and livestock. The main crops […]
I recently arrived back in the Old Sod to find a changed set of circumstances. It seemed like everyone and their Mother were on full alert for the expected and imminent arrival of the indiscriminant and […]
The Corona Virus is causing untold misery, sickness, death and isolation in every country on the planet. And the worst is yet to come. This is the clearest, starkest message to date that not all is […]
The rich and the poor, the leaders and the ordinary people, the powerful and the weak, those with influence and those that speak quietly, the entitled and the trodden; the gulf is widening and it’s not in a positive direction
A dry, cold Sunday morning and the Southside Sunday Strollers assembled at the Garden of Remembrance at the top of O’Connell Street. Our tour guide, Eoin Sheehan took us through the streets of Dublin, sharing so […]
We are delighted and proud that World Snooker Champion Ken Doherty has joined Ripplezoo as a Brand Ambassador for Our Beautiful World cause, something close to his heart, and so important to promote, given the challenges […]
By Enrico Granara, Italian Senior Official, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) On October 10th in Barcelona, at a meeting of the Regional Forum of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Union of the Mediterranean, a report […]
Plastics are the most common man-made objects sighted at sea, with 18,000 pieces of plastic litter floating on every square kilometre of the world’s oceans! Six million tonnes of debris enters the world’s oceans every year, […]