The truth about COVID-19 and the environment

Tweet As nations worldwide continue with lockdown, we can see small changes to the environment. While a pandemic is a disaster, especially for underdeveloped countries that do not have the means to battle the virus- this report outlines the linkage between nature and disease. The most prominent change is reduced air pollution as people are forced to stay at home and avoid travel. Transport makes up around 23% of global carbon emissions and as a result of restricted commuting, harmful gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen oxide (NO2) have…

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8 ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Tweet Western consumer culture is having disastrous effects on the environment, there is no doubt about that. It may come to mind that one person’s actions won’t make a huge difference to our oceans and forests, but your lifestyle makes more of a difference than you think. Here is a list of simple but smart things to do to lower your carbon footprint: Use reusable bags when you go shopping – Having one at hand will mean that there’s no need to buy one. It not only reduces the amount…

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