Category Archive: ETHICAL LIVING

Sep 12

TOP TIPS FOR CYCLE SAFETY

Get fit on your bike!

TOP TIPS FOR CYCLE SAFETY    By SUSTRANS Want to get fitter? Save money? Help the environment? Reduce pollution? Avoid traffic congestion? You can achieve all of this and more by cycling. Whether you swap just a few of your journeys from car to bicycle or all of them – you’ll making a difference, for …

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Sep 10

SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS IN AUSTRIA

National Park Hohe Tauern

SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS IN AUSTRIA       Holidays are a time for relaxing and enjoying yourself, however, for the environmentally-conscious traveller this can be a problem. If we’re honest about it, most holidays will always weigh in on the negative side of the sustainability equation if we are to have any chance of enjoying ourselves. …

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Sep 08

WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN COMMUNITIES PLAY VITAL ROLE IN CONSERVATION

The village of Andavadoaka is the largest community in the Velondriake LMMA. Here small-scale fishing accounts for 82% of household income. (Credit: Blue Ventures / Garth Cripps)

WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN COMMUNITIES PLAY VITAL ROLE IN CONSERVATION      An international team of researchers led by the University of York has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean. The results, reported in the journal PLOS ONE, point to a revolution in the management of marine protected …

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