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Timing nicely with the release of the planetary diet some of you may have seen in the news this week (link in bio). Here is my #newyearssolutions post about FOOD. With a lot to discuss!
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There is enough evidence to tell us that animal agriculture (especially factory farming) contributes to climate change and eating less meat reduces your carbon footprint significantly. But the world going vegan overnight also isn’t realistic. Farmers also shouldn’t (and aren’t being) demonised for this. Some land in the UK is suited only for animal farming, therefore a balance needs to be struck. I enjoy eating vegetarian and plant-based foods but it isn’t as easy for everyone, so what can you do without going fully vegan? Hopefully some of the ideas are useful
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The carbon footprint of non-meat foods is also complex, especially when you just want a quick trip to the supermarket! Obviously local and seasonal is the best, but often production has higher emissions than transport so don’t 100% rule out imported food- especially things that grow more efficiently in other climates (like tomatoes). Reducing food waste and providing some of your own food can also make a massive difference!
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There is no denying with population size that the way we eat HAS to change. Hopefully this can be done by keeping all sides happy, and in enough time to help limit climate change!🤞I’m going to focus on learning about how far my vegetables have come, eating seasonal and also educating myself about what can be changed in the farming industry to reduce emissions 🌾


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There is currently an incredible ecological restoration project underway on Dirk Hartog island near Shark Bay in northern Western Australia. The project, "Return to 1616", aims to restore Dirk Hartog island to the condition that Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog would have seen it in when he arrived on Australian shores in 1616. To achieve this sheep and goats have been eradicated from the island, as their grazing and trampling had significantly reduced native vegetation cover, as have feral cats which had caused the extinction of 10 species of small mammals and marsupials as well as a species of small bird. Since restoration efforts began the vegetation of the island has recovered dramatically and over the next 12 years all of the extinct species as well as two more species that are at risk of extinction on the mainland are being translocated back to the island. Monitoring projects indicate that translocated animals have already established well and begun breeding, and populations of some species already number in the hundreds. This is the flagship project of an initiative by Chevron Australia and the WA State Government, which aims so safeguard Australia's biodiversity for future generations. ⠀
Photos courtesy of @abcnews_au


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Seeds of Change: Planting a Path To Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson @jencullertonjohnson and illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler brings to life the story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman and first environmentalist to win a Nobel Peace Prize (2004), for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace. Growing up in Kenya, Wangari was taught by her mother to respect nature. Although most Kenyan girls at the time were not educated, Wangari, curious and hardworking, was allowed to go to school. She excelled at science and went on to study in the United States. After returning home, Wangari used her knowledge and compassion to promote the rights of women and to help save the land, one tree at a time (called the Green Belt).


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Usar bicicleta todos los días es increíble en un lugar tan caótico como la ciudad de México además reduce mi impacto ambiental 🍃 me mantiene saludable 💪🏻 mi trasero se ve genial 🍑 y me hace sentir increíble 🥰 (mi ansiedad es casi una historia del pasado) hacer pequeños cambios en la vida diaria me permite ser más sostenible y la vida se siente realmente extraordinaria 🌈🚲
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Using a bike every day is amazing in a place as chaotic as Mexico City also reduces my environmental impact 🌿 keeps me healthy 🤟🏻 my butt looks great 🍑 and makes me feel amazing 😎 (my anxiety is almost a history of the past) make small changes in the everyday life allows me to be more sustainable and life feels really extraordinary 🌈🚲
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#bikegirl #biker #bikelife #biketowork #beinconvenient #livesimply #sustainableliving


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From NASA. Holy shit. I see why they say we have a 100 years before we’re toast, literally 🔥 😳 #climatechange #globalwarming #doyourpart #votewithyourdollar #timetochange #plasticfree #beinconvenient #buylocal #eatlessmeat #travelless #buildcommunity


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Each week we round up the biggest stories relating to our environment, new studies you might have missed, the good news and anything intriguing or interesting. Scroll across for some of the highlights and head to the link in our bio to sign up to have it delivered straight to your inbox! If you have a story or research article tip for us - email hello (at) nowhereandeverywhere.co. We'd love to hear it.


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This is what matters.
The best #10yearchallenge I’ve seen yet.
#Repost @rubyse7en with @get_repost
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The most important #10yearchallenge
What world do you want to live in in 10 years time? What world do you want your children to live in? Now is the time to take action to save our beautiful planet from whom we’ve taken too much without giving enough back.

Let’s turn things around so the result of the next 10 year challenge makes our children proud that we stood up and took action before it was too late.

Every day you make hundreds of choices that affect our planet. Even when you think you’re not making a choice, your actions are still having an effect. So start making changes, start making informed decisions whether it’s boycotting plastic straws, reducing wastage, petitioning the government or educating those around you so as to spread the message! 🌏🌿 #beinconvenient #climatechange

Thanks to @brinkleydavies for the pics and for sharing such an important message


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SAY HELLO TO THE NEW KID IN THE SALON 💇‍♂️ 🎉🥳 I’m so excited to introduce @rawbiolage into the salon to utilise better hair care for my clients and reducing my global impact on the environment as a salon owner.
100% of our bottles are made from Post-Recycled Plastic, also known as PCR? ✅ Let's #beatplasticpollution together through small but important steps for a better, cleaner environment!
Try making recycling a priority in your salon or home! #liveraw #matrix #bethechange #beinconvenient #holistichealth #greenscience #vegan #haircare #nonastychemicals #beautifulhair


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Optar por botellas reusables de metal, vidrio, e incluso silicón, reducirá considerablemente tu huella de agua 👣 💧 ¡además con este sencillo cambio producirás mucha menos basura!
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#zerowaste #lesswaste #zerowastelifestyle #sustainableliving #plasticocean #climatechange #beinconvenient #climatechange #saynotoplastic #protectourplanet #zerowastecollective #tiendamexicana #comprasnaturales #mexico #organico #vegan #veganismo #vegetarian #organic #♻️ #mexico🇲🇽 #ecofriendly #ecommerce #green #eco #discover #upcycle #sustentable #sustentabilidad


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The most important #10yearchallenge
What world do you want to live in in 10 years time? What world do you want your children to live in? Now is the time to take action to save our beautiful planet from whom we’ve taken too much without giving enough back.

Let’s turn things around so the result of the next 10 year challenge makes our children proud that we stood up and took action before it was too late.

Every day you make hundreds of choices that affect our planet. Even when you think you’re not making a choice, your actions are still having an effect. So start making changes, start making informed decisions whether it’s boycotting plastic straws, reducing wastage, petitioning the government or educating those around you so as to spread the message! 🌏🌿 #beinconvenient #climatechange

Thanks to @brinkleydavies for the pics and for sharing such an important message


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Collectively we need to make a change in order to preserve our planet and all its' wonders! Make a promise to yourself that you'll cut out the excuses and replace these with conscious choices instead. For example instead of getting that takeaway coffee if you've forgotten your keep cup, dine in instead - both you and the planet deserve the break!


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This is one of numerous chimpanzees in Kibale national park, Uganda, who have lost legs, arms, toes and fingers through human use of wire snares. Did you know that 15-25% of chimpanzees in Uganda are disabled because of conflict with humans? Wire snares or "landmines of the forest" have resulted in chimpanzees losing lives and limbs. As chimpanzees rely on climbing and traveling long distances to find food, injuries can severely impact their survival. The snares can also impact on forest ecology. For example, if vital seed disperser populations (such as chimpanzees) fall - this could change the structure and species richness of the forest. The Kibale Snare Removal Program is a conservation initiative run by the Kibale Chimpanzee Project and funded by several Jane Goodall Institute branches. Rangers find and remove hundreds of snares per year and identify areas where hunting and other illegal activities occur within the national parks. In order to combat snaring in the long-term, the organization also believes education and reaching out to the community is just as important as disarming these "landmines". We agree and think as much as we can involve local areas, the more we can create protectors and ambassadors for local species whether plant or animal :) Photo: Andrew Graham-Brown


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Apparently Olive’s New Years resolution is to sit in the most inconvenient places.
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#sitting #beinconvenient #kitty #cats #rbf #whatever


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Have you all seen the Share Waste website online (@sharewaste)? It's amazing! Jump on and find people around you accepting food waste or become a receiver of it! It's also really helpful for food scraps you can't get rid of. Having a worm farm is a relatively easy option no matter where you are but worms often don't eat things like citrus peels and onion scraps. Other people in your neighbourhood might be able to accept these for their garden though. Let us know if you're using it already or when you start - would love to hear some great stories!


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Second installment of New Years solutions inspired by @bbcradio4. Flying is SUCH a difficult one 😣 Thinking about never flying again to most people including me is almost impossible, nevermind the impact of job losses etc in the aviation industry. However the crazy carbon emissions for flying are undeniable and something we shouldn’t bury our head in the sand about ✈️ Technology is not developing fast enough for electric planes to go mainstream any time soon, so the only way to tackle it is fly less. Have you considered flying less to reduce your carbon footprint? 👣


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Our oceans are critical to life, but this ecosystem is under threat from factors such as ocean acidification, climate change and commercial fishing. Any alteration to even one component of an ecosystem can have dramatic flow on effects and impact upon its functioning. Our oceans are already suffering from species extinctions, mass-scale coral bleaching, and marine dead zones. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 80 percent of global fish stocks are “fully-to over-exploited, depleted, or in a state of collapse.” Additionally, about 90 percent of large predatory fish stocks (sharks, swordfish, and bluefin tuna) have been diminished since the 1950s. If current fishing rates are not drastically reduced, scientists have predicted that the world’s fisheries could collapse as soon as 2048.

What are you all thinking about fish eating?


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I'm a person of nature and human interaction. Missing the human interactions when I enter the park. Hoping government shutdown ends soon folks have research, education, and other job duties to attend to not just here in Yellowstone, all over America. End government shutdown soon #45
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#Governmentshutdown #Yellowstonenationalpark #Yellowstonestrong #usinterior #Yellowstoneenthusiasts #Lastfrontierinthelower48 #findyourparadise #findyourpark #Yellowstone


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The EU is making significant steps to reduce their waste, with some countries eliminating landfill altogether, but this is still the reality. It's a long road, with a lot left to do. Hands up if you're in the EU! Anything happening in your country or town you can share with us?


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Today, I was this. And it was totally worth it. Say YES if you agree! (See IG story for the details) .
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#standup #beheard #wavemaker #beinconvenient #listentoyourgut #trustyourgut #speakup #awkwardAF #empath #empathebelike


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Did you know, in Quebec, Canada for every child born or adopted there's a program you can sign up for to get a free sapling to grow along with your child? The "Mon Arbre A Moi" (translates to "My Own Tree") program began in 2001 and gives away trees that are native to the Quebec area and have a longevity of over 100 years. Amazing!
#TreeEra #Communitree
Photo by: @cassheridan


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Essentially it is clearing of the bottom of the sea. Trawlers catch fish by dragging their nets over the seabed, cutting through the habitat. It is not hard to imagine the damage this does to the great fields of invertebrates that live on the sea floor including corals, sponges, seafans, sea nettles and oysters. On a boat conservation tour they once asked us to imagine what it would be like dragging nets like this over vast areas of land to collect all the sheep, cows, pigs & every other plant and by-product for us to eat. We wouldn't allow it.

According to the National Academy of Sciences, bottom trawling reduces the complexity, productivity, and biodiversity of benthic habitats with damage being most severe in areas with corals and sponges. When disturbed by bottom trawling, as much as 90% of a coral colony perishes, and up to two-thirds of sponges are damaged. Recent studies which reviewed damaged areas seven years post bottom trawling revealed no new growth. The damage is not limited to habitat destruction. As the net drags along the seafloor, all creatures in its path—fish, animals, marine mammals, plants, and turtles—are scooped up along the way. The fishing vessel keeps the targeted commercial species and discards the remaining, unwanted fish and animals that are often dead.


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