Author page: Maya Comely

To do: vote for a healthy planet ✖️

We are already seeing the impacts of an unhealthy planet here in the UK. From flooding across the country to poor air quality (our largest environmental risk to public health), not to mention the widespread damage to both people and wildlife all around the world, often in the most vulnerable, marginalised communities. Alongside the usual feelings of eco-anxiety, I’m fed up of being told that it’s my…

For all you eco-conscious bookworms…

What’s Going On Here? Surprise surprise…the greenest way to read is by borrowing books from libraries, sharing them with friends and donating those you’ve already read! What Does This Mean? With all this time on our hands (don’t worry I won’t be mentioning the C word), I’m sure a lot of us are intending to read more. Indeed, what better time to…

Swipe right for climate action – OKCupid adds new ‘green filter’

What’s Going On Here? OkCupid has just launched a new feature allowing users to filter out climate change deniers…environmentalism IS sexy after all! 😍 What Does This Mean? The free dating site recently discovered that people are thinking about climate change when…dating! Their hot research found that:💚 Most daters are really concerned about climate change and are discussing the issue on their dating profiles.💚…

From ocean plastic to vinyl

What’s Going On Here? Earlier this month, musician and songwriter Nick Mulvey released the world’s first record made from plastic waste washed up in Cornwall. Music to our ears! 💙 What Does This Mean? We thought this was pretty damn cool, not just because we’re Nick fans but a track pressed onto a record made from recycled plastic? It’s a big curious yes from…

Extinction Rebellion: Are you ready to rebel?

What’s Going On Here? On Monday 7th October (this coming Monday), thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists will be hitting the streets around the world to demand climate and ecological justice. What Does This Mean? Thought you were done with your climate activism? Think again! You probably heard about them causing havoc in April e.g. by glueing themselves to various buildings or flashing their bare…