The complex truth behind your purchase

  Everything you buy has a story. Someone designed it, someone made it, someone sold it, someone dismantled it or buried it. The truth is that many of the products sold in the West, consumed like it has no value, has left an environmental stain on its original birthplace. Manufacturing Indonesia Let’s take clothing. H&M, …

Secondhand September

According to Oxfam, 13 million pieces of clothing is sent to landfill every year.¬†And that’s JUST the UK. How can we reduce our fashion footprint? For starters, we can: – wear what we have – fix what we have – do clothes swaps with friends – buy second-hand clothing. Over the next few days, I’ll …

The Future of the Fishing Industry

What does the future hold for the fishing industry? It is always high on everyone ‘s list when there are negotiations, from the UK to South Korea. There are no globally enforced standards. In some countries, the fishing boats are small and they work within government-set quotas. Many countries have giant ships with miles-long nets …