Who is going to fix the environmental crisis ?

The global environmental crisis that we’re facing can make our individual efforts seem completely futile. The unprecedented scale of our problems makes us feel insignificant and can discourage some of us from taking action, while pushing others to deny the very existence of the crisis. Since we’re talking about a vast global problem, it’s really … Read more Who is going to fix the environmental crisis ?

Planting hope for the future – Interview with Kenfrey Katui

I had the pleasure to talk with Kenfrey Katui, the founder of Scope Intervention (Saving and Conservation of Our Planet Earth Intervention), a Kenyan non-profit organization. They are working with local communities in an effort to preserve and regenerate the natural environment and improve the communities’ resilience to poverty and climate change. To plant trees … Read more Planting hope for the future – Interview with Kenfrey Katui

What if it’s too late to save the Earth ?

As a society we keep on spending a lot of time and energy arguing if climate change is real and if human activity is having catastrophic effects on Earth’s ecosystems. While we still argue if any action needs to be taken, the consequences of our inaction are pushing us deeper into the quicksand. Scientists have … Read more What if it’s too late to save the Earth ?

The hidden link between the war on drugs and the destruction of the environment

Not enough people understand that the war on drugs is a war on people, but even fewer people realize that the war on drugs is a war on nature. Here we’re not going to discuss the reasons behind prohibition and all the very serious moral questions surrounding it. Instead we’re going to talk about some … Read more The hidden link between the war on drugs and the destruction of the environment

Do you keep your dog on a leash when you’re in the forest ?

Many people enjoy hiking with their dogs in natural areas. Its both a great experience for the dogs and for their owners . It is normal that people who have dogs love to see them roam free in nature and dogs really love it. However, there are many reasons why dogs can cause serious disturbances … Read more Do you keep your dog on a leash when you’re in the forest ?