** In Collaboration** Trying to live an eco-friendly lifestyle is often a very daunting task. It seems like every single day we discover a new way that we’re damaging the environment without even realizing it. It’s not just about walking instead of taking the car (although that is a big help), it’s about the things that you buy, the places you go, and the food that you eat. A lot of people feel that they’re completely powerless to do anything to help the planet because there is always something else that they’re getting wrong, no matter how many lifestyle changes they make. The important thing to remember is that any positive change you make is a good thing regardless so you shouldn’t give up. If you are serious about reducing your impact on the environment, here are a few simple lifestyle changes that make a massive difference. Collecting Rainwater Water consumption isn’t always talked about as much as it should be, although in the last few years, people have started to consider it more. Changes to the weather and attitudes to water use mean that the risk of water shortages in the next few decades is very real. But if we start reducing our water consumption now, we can avoid those shortages and ensure that there is enough water for everybody. One of the best and easiest ways to do that is by installing some water tanks outside to collect […]
Last week, I was lucky enough to meet Dr. Jane Goodall and attend her tour. I have been a volunteer for the Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots organisation for a few years now, I was previously the state coordinator but due to #phdlife I gave that up. As I am still a volunteer though, I got to help organise the […]
If you are newer to my blog/Instagram you might not have much of an idea of what my PhD is actually about, and even if you have been around for a while I have never really explained it in detail. So I thought 2 years and 8 months into my PhD was the perrrrfect time to give you all […]
I went to my first film festival last year, but am now truly on the bandwagon. They are always such a fun and insightful few hours, and are a great way to support film makers! There are so many different film festivals to suit everybody, but I have come up with a list of 5 that should definitely be on your […]
I was working at the World Environmental Fair for my volunteer role on the weekend, which was a fantastic event filled with ideas of how to lessen our impact on the Earth. I discovered so many new and fantastic goodies and I wanted to share a few of them with you. Gemma Vendetta Makeup- I am always on the look […]
For those of you who don’t know it was Earth day a couple of days ago (on the 22nd of April), so I thought now would be a great time to discuss how I am trying to reduce my one-use plastic waste this year. Reducing my plastic waste was actually my 2017 new year’s resolution and these are the five […]
I wanted to share my favourite photos from 2016 thus far… Majority of which are ocean related (duh!). All of the photos (apart from the last) were taken on my Sony Alpha a6000- an exceptional camera!