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How to Make Pet Ownership More Sustainable: What’s Your Pet’s Environmental Pawprint?

Fran Haddock and Jo Wills are both small animal veterinary surgeons with a passion for sustainability and sustainable pet ownership. None of the products mentioned in this article are sponsors. Have you ever considered the environmental impact of your pet? Although it may not be highest on your eco-action list, pets carry significant environmental paw prints throughout their lifetime due to their…

Save the Rainforests, UK Edition

Did you know that there are rainforests right here in the UK? We’re not talking about the tropical kind, but ‘temperate’ rainforests which thrive in places with heavy rainfall.  No surprise that the UK makes the perfect climate!. Our very own green and pleasant land is home to some small fragments of these habitats which are as important for carbon sequestration and…

Bitcoin: A bit bad for the environment?

It’s been in the news for a while, but over the past few months, coverage of Bitcoin has gone a bit crazy. With high levels of investment, including some high-profile backers, the value of Bitcoin has increased 6x in the past year! But what is not widely publicised are the environmental implications of this craze – are Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a…

Is Green the new Black?

This week (19th – 25th April 2021) is Fashion Revolution Week, an annual event to raise awareness of the social and environmental issues associated with the fashion industry. Fashion Revolution was started as a response to the Rana Plaza tragedy in 2013, when 1,134 garment workers were killed in a factory collapse in Bangladesh. But has anything changed in the last 8…

Curious.Earth lands partnership with The Royal Society of Chemistry to bring climate science content to a more diverse range of audiences.

What’s Going On Here? Curious.Earth has received sponsorship from The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) to run a series of climate-science social media posts targeting audiences who aren’t typically exposed to inspirational scientific content. What Does This Mean? Science is often considered less accessible by, and for, people from certain backgrounds. Relatively few girls, children from families with less advantaged circumstances, and…

Too latte to change your coffee habits?

Fairtrade beans and plant-based milk makes your daily habit an eco cup of gold, right? Well, we look into how your method of preparation could actually be making the planet more than just a little bit despressod… Like my curious.earth peers, before most acts of consumption, I stop in my vegan-Birkenstock made tracks and reflect upon the sustainability implications of my choices.…