Unfortunately, football isn’t typically an environmentally friendly sport. From pre-season tours in countries all over the world, using floodlights and UVC radiation lights on natural turf, and even serving up poorly sourced meats in a big greasy burger for the fans at half-time. Some teams in England even fly short distances for domestic league games! … Continue reading Forest Green Rovers go Greener!
It's arguably been one of the nicest summers in the UK for a very long time. Having spent the last 5 weeks there and barely seeing a single drop of rain, the warm temperatures and sun have been a welcome change to the usual British summer that includes a lot of rain, despite the typical … Continue reading Record-Breaking Heat
Officially, UK households are recycling approximately 45% of their waste - a figure that has been rising over recent years. The current figure is just under the EU target of 50% by 2020, but in terms of packaging that is being recycled, the UK is exceeding EU targets. These figures are encouraging, but what happens … Continue reading Is Your Plastic Waste Really Being Recycled?
Back in November 2017, as part of the 'Sustainable Cities' series I was writing at the time, I posted a blog on the sustainability of Singapore. Well, as I had a day stopover on my flight back to Perth to finish my degree, I thought I'd update that with a new post and visit some … Continue reading Natural Singapore
Air pollution in the UK is a problem. A big problem. So much so that the UK Government have been taken to the European Union Court of Justice a number of times in the last decade over deadly levels of nitrogen oxide and particulate matter. Recent reports published in the British Medical Journal state that … Continue reading UK Government Finally Takes Action on Air Pollution
In what is a hugely positive step forward, one of the last remaining true wildernesses is a step closer to becoming the world's largest protected nature reserve. A global campaign started by Greenpeace has been backed by 1.7 million people around the world and, on Monday, was backed by major global fishing companies! The protected … Continue reading Fishing Industry Backs the Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary!