It’s not Smooth Sailing for Japanese Whaling 

Global Panorama, Flickr On April 3rd, 2021, four whaling vessels left Ishinomaki and Hachinohe on Japan’s eastern coast. In June, they will be joined by a fifth vessel. These boats are setting out to partake in a highly controversial practice – commercial whaling. This practice has been halted worldwide since

Fashion: Personal liberation in the west, a form of mass incarceration for the rest

Maruf_Rahman, Pixabay One year ago during March 2020, fashion retail giants including the likes of H&M, Primark and Zara decided to retroactively cancel orders of clothing without paying for them. This had disastrous consequences for ready-made garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh as many live subsistence-based due to meagre wages. This

Is there a chance to heal our relationship with nature in a post-Covid world?

Chris Yakimov, Flickr  This pandemic has exposed many deep issues regarding the relationship between our species and the natural world. After the immediate stresses, we have the opportunity to create a better, greener future but this will require global cooperation, regardless of political direction.  As the world battles Covid-19, many

▶︎ Talking Greenish: Episode 2 – COP25 in Madrid

Talking greenish is a pod about the planet, people and politics. In our second episode we discuss the world climate conference or COP25 in Madrid, how we experienced the conference, its preliminary outcomes and activism.  Authors & Producers: Clara Karlsson Schedvin, Roman Sieler, Petja Karppinen, Rebecca Majewski, Marina Bianchi Find