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16-10-2021: World Food Day and how to contribute – safe food now for a healthy tomorrow

16-10-2021: World Food Day and how to contribute – safe food now for a healthy tomorrow

As a student of Food and Nutrition, I couldn’t ignore this important day that celebrates the 75th birthday of FAO (The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations). I even have a request for everyone: to put all our efforts into a healthy and […]

Fresh Pickings

Fresh Pickings

Hi again! Did you ever realise you could forage a salad from your local environment? If you would like to know which edible plants grow in the UK or how to make the tastiest salad… I have written this blog just for you! I have […]

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

Hello again! Are we causing mass extinction?! Do you think it’s possible that we are going through the world’s 6th mass extinction? 3.5 billion years ago the first-ever living thing on earth was created! So far there have been 5 mass extinctions on planet earth and all […]

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Let’s reduce our plastic usage!!!

Hello again! Last week it was announced that Asda had opened their first-ever sustainability store in Leeds, offering a range of refillable stations for food, cleaning products and a whole host of recycling initiatives throughout the store. They are planning to use this store to test which elements […]

Vegan food

Vegan food

Hello again! I hope you’re staying safe 🙂 If you’ve been reading my previous blogs, you will know that I’m currently doing volunteer work in Tenerife. On Friday, we participated in a vegan workshop and I really enjoyed it. I think it’s really vital for […]

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Hello again! If you have been reading my previous blogs you will know that I am working in Tenerife for the next 2 months as a volunteer. What is sustainable tourism? Sustainable tourism is the idea of travelling to a country as a tourist and […]

First Week Back in Tenerife

First Week Back in Tenerife

Hello again! I have finally come back to Tenerife on another work placement and this time I am here for 2 months! I have already completed my first week and in this blog, I will tell you all about it. Land-based Research Since the coronavirus […]

Supporting businesswomen and men

Supporting businesswomen and men

Hello again 🙂 I hope you’re staying extra safe now that lockdown restrictions have been lifted and shops have been reopened. I think if the shops remained closed during this pandemic, our economy would really be struggling even more than what we have already. I […]

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Hola! How are you?  So I finished my time in Tenerife with The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWDF) and it’s time to tell you all about my second week! Boat Work Going on the boats was one of my favourite opportunities at AWDF! You […]

Resolutions

Resolutions

Hello again! 🙂 So it’s the New Year… Do you have any resolutions?… Do you intend to keep them? I think the most important thing with resolutions is making them a life-long change… otherwise, is there much point? UCB Sustainable Pledge UCB are challenging YOU this […]