A life on our Planet

On October 4th Netflix released the most waited documentary (perhaps) of the year: a life on our Planet, by David Attenborough. For those of you who don’t know him, David Attenborough is living legend and monument of environmentalism. He became his television career in the 50s by travelling the world and documenting about wildlife, ecosystemsContinue reading “A life on our Planet”

Quick evaluation the Earth’s health

The Fall has come! That beautiful period of the year when nature starts to slowly retreat is finally among us. Summer holidays are gone, and humans, as well as animals, are preparing for the long nights of winter. In this period of the year, it is always good to check out satellite images of theContinue reading “Quick evaluation the Earth’s health”

A niche website can’t always deliver

Clickbait articles are not for me. This website has the goal to break down complex matter into simple and funny stories. What to do, then, when we don’t have stories? Most of the mainstream websites have paid freelance writer who are able to recycle old stories or transform a simple event into a 2000 wordsContinue reading “A niche website can’t always deliver”

4 environmental reasons why Donald Trump should not get the Nobel Peace Prize

My morning routine is pretty much the same as any other pothead you might know. You wake up, postpone the alarm and then you’re late for everything you set that alarm for the evening before. Business as usual they’d say. But not today: today I nearly choked on my morning coffee while waiting for theContinue reading “4 environmental reasons why Donald Trump should not get the Nobel Peace Prize”

Typhoon, cyclones or hurricanes?

The latest reports from South Korea and Japan inform us that thousands of households were left without electricity after the Typhoon Haishen swept all over the countries. Typhoon, cyclones and hurricane: what are the differences? Let’s find out, as always, together. Definition and how they form In short, we could summarize that there is noContinue reading “Typhoon, cyclones or hurricanes?”

Last week summary

31 August – 6 September Following the public statement of Labour Leader Keir Starmer, who last week defined climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion as a criminal gang “characterised by violence or the threat of violence and by the use of bribery and corruption”, the group replied saying that the accusation are ridiculous and disrespectfulContinue reading “Last week summary”

The daily pill (with survey)

Plastic bags to double their price in April 2021 in the UK: they will cost 10p. It has been announced as an additional step to tackle plastic pollution. However, every April with the beginning of the tax year, minimum wage and taxes (therefore prices) go up to keep up with the inflation, so it couldContinue reading “The daily pill (with survey)”

Last week summary

17 – 23 August As a result of COVID-19, the Earth’s Overshoot Day was postponed by 3 weeks this year, 22nd of August compared to the 29th of July last year. This is the day where we consume all the resources that our Planet is able to regenerate in a year, an important indicator ofContinue reading “Last week summary”

We will all end up there, but…

Hello everyone. Week after week, this unusual summer is slowly coming to an end. Many of you will soon start to plan the next move, whether is work or studies.The future is always uncertain, but nowadays even more. And I don’t say it because of the health emergency, I say it because of the planetContinue reading “We will all end up there, but…”

The importance of butterflies

The 2020 Big Butterfly Count has come to an end on the 9th August. What a better moment to find out the ecological role played by this beautiful insect, if not now? Let’s find out, as always, together. The life cycle I have always been impressed and fascinated by the life cycle of butterflies. TheirContinue reading “The importance of butterflies”