Category Archive: ETHICAL LIVING

Jun 27

VOLUNTOURISM WITH GVI – DE-BUNKING THE MYTHS

Jaguar

VOLUNTOURISM WITH GVI – DE-BUNKING THE MYTHS   As growing numbers of travellers head across the world to embark on community volunteer projects, the emergence of some dis-reputable companies and poorly managed projects has created some speculation on the ethics of voluntourism. GVI, the award-winning social enterprise, offers volunteers the chance to join projects of …

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Jun 24

HELP WILDLIFE FEED THEIR FAMILIES THIS SUMMER

HELP WILDLIFE FEED THEIR FAMILIES THIS SUMMER Despite a commonly-held view that wild creatures only need help finding food during winter months, the RSPB is urging people to put out food this summer too. Food shortages can occur at any time of year and this can be a major problem for garden birds especially, which …

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Jun 23

GLIMMER OF HOPE FOR ENGLAND’S HEN HARRIERS

Hen Harrier (photo credit Andy Hay RSPB)

GLIMMER OF HOPE FOR ENGLAND’S HEN HARRIERS England’s most threatened bird of prey has taken a small step back from the brink of extinction. Last year, England’s hen harriers suffered their worst breeding season for decades, failing to produce a single chick anywhere in the whole country for the first time in several decades. This …

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