Halloween is a pagan and folkloric celebration originating from ancient Celtic harvest festivals 3,000 years ago. During the Gaelic festival Samhain, celebrating the beginning of winter on the 31st of October, the belief was that the boundary between the human world and the world of the dead could be crossed. Traditionally associated with magic, mystery [...]
Have you heard of the World Cleanup Day? It is a civic movement which aims to gather everyone to clean the planet in one day. On the 15th of September, from New Zealand to Hawaii, millions of people in 150 countries will act together to organise clean-ups all around the world. How can you take part? In today’s blog post, we explain how to participate in this international eco-friendly event.
Every minute, the equivalent of a truck load of waste is dumped into the ocean. Consequently, there could be more plastics than fish in the sea by 2050, which would have irreversible consequences on the marine ecosystem, as marine creatures mistake plastics for food and end up dying from eating our waste. What can we [...]