All posts by Victoria Moore

Whale Oil To Fuel Whaling Ships?

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The history of human interaction with the whale has been one marked by a seemingly irreconcilable tension between adulation of, and even awe for, these “monarchs of the deep” and the counterpoised desire to commercially exploit cetacean species for economic gain. The recent reports of one Icelanders whaling activities brings these ongoing tensions into the […]

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12 Green Changes In The Office You Can Make Today

We are always hearing of different ways to improve our green credentials in the work place, but how many of those ideas actually apply to you and what can you, as an individual, do to help in your office? There are many ways that you can reduce your environmental impact by making small changes in […]

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What’s Your Coffee Costing The Planet?

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It’s the beverage that many of us rely on to galvanize us into action in the mornings and in today’s world, it’s more than popular: it’s ubiquitous. But coffee is so much more than just a drink. As the world’s second most tradable commodity after oil, coffee is now a multibillion dollar global industry and […]

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Benefits Of Eco Solvent Inks

The process of printing forms an integral part of our lives in this day and age. Running a business across any industry habitually requires the process of printing in some shape or form and it is for this reason that the printing industry ranks as one of the world’s largest consumers of energy, posing as […]

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Book Review – The Ethics Of Climate Change

‘No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible’ Voltaire (1694-1778) We often have trouble accepting hard truths. While most of us agree that global temperatures have increased at a very rapid rate in the last century or so, many of us don’t like to admit we’ve caused it. However, the debate about the existence of human-induced climate […]

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India’s Dharavi Recycling Slumdog Entrepreneurs

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For the past three decades, there has been a transformation of the recycling psyches that has been experienced across the globe. New consumerism heaped atop rapid urbanisation and population growth has left municipalities with overarching concerns regarding waste management. For this reason, recycling has become a worldwide multi-billion dollar industry and is set to increase […]

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How Can Green Infrastructure Contribute Towards A Sustainable Economy?

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In this efflorescent changing world, the need to maintain and ensure a sustainable economy has been at the forefront of many landscape planning policies and decisions. Many urban areas are bursting at their seams, swallowing up the once vacant, raw lands that surrounded them and changing the planet’s systems in unprecedented ways. Green infrastructure is […]

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Sustainable Santa’s 5 Little Ways To Help Save Our Planet This Christmas

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That joyful time of year is once again approaching and despite the strain Christmas may put on our finances, it doesn’t need to be the same for our planet. There are many things you can do to turn this indulgent time of year into an environmentally conscious Christmas, without the compromise. Just follow these simple steps from […]

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