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April, 2018

  • 17 April

    Meet the team: Activate members that save the environment!

    Sourced from: The Earth Day Images

    By Jomiro Eming Today, Activate wants to introduce two members from our team, who have made very simple but very effective changes to their daily living that cuts back their carbon footprint, and reduces the amount of waste they contribute to the environment. We asked Chloé and Ciara to share …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Caught in the Middle: An Environmental Tug-of-war

    Source: Pronus (Deviant Art)

    By Jomiro Eming A final indulgence in the face of an irreversible environmental emergency, a noble sacrifice and unified struggle to preserve the planet we live on, or a conflicted dance between the two? In a world plagued by floating islands of plastic, capitalist interests, landfill cities, pessimism, nihilism, hefty …

September, 2017

  • 25 September

    Earthdance: More Than a Festival

    Image: Kim Burrel

    Kim Burrell Earthdance, started by Chris Deckker in 1996, has now been held in 80 countries and over 1000 locations, which makes it one of the biggest internationally synchronized music events. What makes Earthdance even more unique is that proceeds go to charities all over the world. Just an hour …

March, 2017

  • 10 March

    Pollution’s death-toll, and Sweden’s efficient recycling.

    Thick smog creates striking sunsets over Saroornagar Lake in Hyderabad, India. However, the World Health Organisation’s recent reports have reconfirmed fears about health risks associated with pollution.

    Jomiro Eming A polluted environment may be a nuisance for tourism, or a foul-smelling river costly for the housing market, yet the price of pollution is evidently more than a few investors or tourists. A recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) stated one in four deaths of children aged …

  • 3 March

    The beautiful tragedy of Concrete Jungles

    A valley of undulating concrete slabs line the Holocaust Monument in Berlin, Germany as a artistic reminder of the uncertainty and fear Jewish populations were plagued by during Nazi Germany. Here, concrete as art stands in direct juxtaposition to concrete as - for some - an energy-consuming architectural eye-sore.

    Jomiro Eming Buildings with concrete-like foundations have been dated back to as far as Ancient Greece, and today they line our cities and societies. Although concrete is the second most consumed product in the world – the first being water – it is also one of the least energy efficient …