The Most Dangerous Ways to School

I recently came across a documentary series on YouTube that follows the lengths children around the world go to in order to get to school. It is a powerful reminder that education is a privilege. Many kids either can’t afford to go to school, or they are needed to work at home instead of getting …

Halloween

What does Halloween look like for you this year? Are you in lockdown or free to go trick or treating? This holiday has come a far way from its roots of celebrating autumn harvest. Did you know that Autumn harvests are also celebrated in Chinese and Korean cultures? Traditionally, this holiday celebrated the gifts and …

Buy Nothing Day 2020

Mark your calendars! Buy Nothing Day is coming up! This year we can celebrate this day of conscious non-consumption on Friday, November 27th. Buy Nothing Day was founded by artist Ted Dave in September of 1992 in Vancouver, Canada. However, Adbusters , cofounded by Kalle Lasn, made the concept popular. This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 26th, and since Black Friday always …

Protect what you love

How do we fix the broken connection between modern day humans and nature? People know more about the Kardashians than they do about what’s actually happening in the environment. We can say that people need more education. We can say that if people know more about a subject, if they love it they will protect …