Environment

Milan Creates the World’s First Vertical Forest

Milan Creates the World’s First Vertical Forest

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In an age where harmonious innovation is becoming more celebrated, sustainable designs to preserve the Earth and contribute to wellbeing are being implemented at a rapid rate. One such innovation to recently be accepted for development is a vertical forest designed by Stefan Boeri Architects. The first ever vertical forest […]

Fashion designer calls on public to make Ecocide a criminal offence

Fashion designer calls on public to make Ecocide a criminal offence

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has called for public support in her effort to make environmental destruction a crime. The eccentric first lady of fashion has urged people to sign an online petition that would force businesses and individuals to take responsibility for ecocidal actions, such as oil spills, high […]

Black Rhino hunt permit auctioned ´for conservation´

Black Rhino hunt permit auctioned ´for conservation´

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. A Texas hunting club caused controversy this week after it auctioned off a permit to kill a Namibian black rhino for $350,000. Protesters gathered outside the Dallas safari club to show their opposition and organizers have even received death threats from animal rights activists, but the club defended its actions […]

Why trees are even more awesome than you think

Why trees are even more awesome than you think

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Would it surprise you to learn that, like animals, trees communicate with each other and pass on their legacy to the next generation? In this fascinating video, UBC Professor Suzanne Simard explains how trees are much more complex than most of us ever imagined. Although Charles Darwin assumed trees are […]

This New Finding Explains Why Bees Are Disappearing

This New Finding Explains Why Bees Are Disappearing

By : Amanda Frolich, True Activist. The secret is out – bees have been disappearing for almost a decade now, and scientists are scrambling to understand why. Some sources relay that the colonies all across the world are vanishing due to pesticides, electromagnetic frequencies, mites, and even GMO crops, but what researches have recently found to […]

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