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Are we all guilty of betraying the environment?

Are we all guilty of betraying the environment? This week, George Monbiot of the Guardian published a surprising criticism of veteran broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. In short, he accused him of betraying the environment. Attenborough, perhaps the very definition of ‘national treasure’, is accused of underplaying the urgency of climate catastrophe. In a recent interview, […]

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The climate crisis is more urgent than we thought

Scientists have issued their most urgent warning yet. On the 40th anniversary of the world’s first climate conference, scientists have issued a stark warning: “We declare clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.” The statement, endorsed by 11,000 scientists, also warns of “untold suffering due to the climate crisis.” And perhaps […]


It’s time to start valuing our forests

Our forests are vital in the fight against the climate crisis. We need to start protecting them. This week, scientists revealed that we’ve been massively underestimating the damage caused by destroying forests.  Research at the University of Queensland, Australia showed that the climate impact of clearing forests has been undervalued by a factor of six. […]


Is the climate crisis being taken seriously?

Our environment is under threat. Are we doing enough to combat the climate crisis? The need for climate action has never been greater. We have just 12 years to limit global temperatures to a 1.5C warming or face catastrophe. But is that urgency being felt by the general public?  There is still some public doubt […]


How sustainable investing can change the world for good

Your investments make the world of difference. Here’s how to get started with sustainable investing. In the past week, British newspaper The Guardian has uncovered some unsavoury findings linking big business to the worsening climate crisis. Their research revealed that just 20 companies are responsible for a third of all carbon emissions.  Later, they showed […]


How to build on the climate strikes

The climate strikes broke all records. Here’s what we need to do next. Last week we saw historic turnouts in strikes all over the globe. An estimated 4 million people worldwide protested against climate inaction — the single greatest challenge of our time. And with young people leading the way — from Greta Thunberg to […]

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6 outdoor trips for your mental wellbeing

Sometimes we need to get away from the stress of daily life. Here are a few ideas for mini escapes that almost everyone can join in with. With mental health now high on the public agenda, it’s important to know your triggers. While it’s good to know that treatment is there when we need it, […]

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Why we should all strike for the climate

Time’s up. Now we have to take action for the future of our climate. On September 20th, 2019 people from all over the world will down tools and strike for the climate. It will mark the biggest day of climate action in history, with protesters demanding widespread change to how we treat the environment. As […]

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Sustainability and looking after your mental health

If your mental health is taking a backseat, you can’t expect to sustain your efforts. Here are some tips to cope with the burden. Caring about the future of the planet can take its toll on our mental health. It requires us to pour ourselves into a cause which can sometimes seem bleak. Even the […]


Conscious Creatives works with local students on recycling initiative across Cornwall

Truro-based specialist marketing agency, Conscious Creatives, has recently partnered with Falmouth School to support its GCSE Design Technology students on a project focusing on recycling in the county. The partnership has been created in response to the exam board’s theme of “working towards a sustainable future”. Conscious Creatives is a leading player in sustainable communications. […]

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