If we want to shop in an environmentally friendly way, pay fair wages to the workers and use fewer resources in the production process, we have to pay more.
However, there is another solution: sustainable fashion.
With people realizing the importance of nature and green spaces during their confinement in lockdown, and it being the International Day for Biological Diversity, let’s see how Dublin city stacks up.
In this last contribution of the series “A closer look at tourism”, we’ll observe the world as we pressed pause during the lockdown, and will try to offer alternatives for a better future of tourism.
Many are concerned that, upon emerging from the current crisis, a tool will have been created that enables widespread data collection on the population, or on targeted sections of the population, for surveillance. Concerns are further fed by security threats recently discovered with the UK’s beta app.
Welcome to STAND’s new series: “A closer look at tourism”! We answer frequently asked questions related to unethical tourism and how the this can be dealt with.
STAND’s Cedric spoke to Meaghan Carmody, Head of Movement Building at Friends of the Earth Ireland, about the actions we can take for the environment during lockdown.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCPRyRsBuNw
“Let us go forward together. The struggle continues.” This memorable tweet has since garnered close to one million likes and 122,000 retweets since Bernie Sanders typed the words on April 8, 2020; ending his campaign but not the movement.
Today, 22nd April, is International Mother Earth Day but this is an Earth Day unlike any other. With events moving online due to the coronavirus, this year’s 50th anniversary event is the first-ever Digital Earth Day. This Mother Earth Day also coincides with the Super Year of Biodiversity, begging the question – are we really taking care of our Earth?
As of Friday 17th April 2020, Ireland is three weeks into official lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. While societies globally need optimism and hope to navigate this crisis, there are many whose lives have been changed forever, lives lost, mental health deteriorating, and much worse.
The 50th Earth Day will be celebrated this Wednesday the 22nd April – although this is a day usually marked with creative in-person parties, workshops and marches, there are still many ways to mark the day in the time of social distancing! Below is a selection of activities and ideas on how to celebrate Earth Day, the theme for which is ‘climate action’.