Coffee: a sustainable drink?

Undoubtedly, coffee is one of the most common beverages consumed by human beings daily. The origin of this habit are remote and often forgotten but the pleasure of a hot cup of coffee in the morning has been delighting us for centuries now. Does this drink imply the environment? Let’s find out, as always, together.Continue reading “Coffee: a sustainable drink?”

Last week summary

27 July – 2 August 2020 European Safary Company has interviewed Mario Cipollone, team leader of Rewilding Apennines. Plenty of reasons to check this out. First, Mario works with his team, on the mountains of central Italy, across the region of Marche and Abruzzo. Rewilding Apennines is a project that aims to increase biodiversity andContinue reading “Last week summary”

Book of the month – Feral

Happy August everyone! Our monthly appointment with the “Book of the month” comes back today. This month the book I would like to propose is titled Feral – Rewilding the land, sea and human life, by George Monbiot. The world “feral” may stimulate different reactions in people, depending on what it refers to. For plantsContinue reading “Book of the month – Feral”

What’s the carbon wedges approach?

Climate change is a complicated issue. Its reasons are to be found across different disciplines and become clear only when approaching them with a wide knowledge of multiple topics. This could discourage many of us but is there a way to make this approach simpler? Let’s find out, as always, together. Explanation In case youContinue reading “What’s the carbon wedges approach?”

Last week summary

Week 20 – 26 July 2020 Apple has come forward and hit the headlines of many newspaper by claiming its carbon neutrality by 2030. In another post, we analyzed how the UN nations were performing with their 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and here a silicon valley’s giant has made its move. Apple claim thatContinue reading “Last week summary”

Are ruminants evil?

Ever since we started to understand the impact we are having on our Planet, many reasons have come to light. Some seemed more obvious than others, but what struck me most at the beginning was the impact that ruminants have on the environment. Are they evil? Let’s find out, as always, together. Ruminants are mammalsContinue reading “Are ruminants evil?”

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Week 13 – 19 July 2020 In one post we talked about the impact of our diet on the environment. The Guardian explored the implications that our choices at the supermarket checkout have on the Planet, with focus on some in particular. Read the article -> Link. The Big Butterfly count has started in theContinue reading “Last week summary”

What’s the rebound effect?

Every time our species has faced a disfunction or an opportunity to improve existing technology, it has been done so. Throughout millennia, our society has grown as a consequence of these improvements, confident enough that we were better than before. Has it always been the case? Let’s find out, as always, together. From the past…Continue reading “What’s the rebound effect?”

Last week summary

Week  5 -12/07/2020 The Guardian’s report on the UK bee’s population and some of its particularly endangered species: this time, our attention is focused on one nomadic species of bee, the six-banned bee. It is believed that this species, who heavily relies on the healthiness of another one, the long-horned bee, is endangered because ofContinue reading “Last week summary”