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The Year That Was Climate Clippings from 2022

2022 has been another eventful year for planet Earth. It has suffered climate-impact events such as floods and droughts that begged for a comprehensive response and witnessed political decisions that will create long-term impact. Here’s a quick catch-up of the year that was – links for deeper reads included. May 2023 be the year where we learn from the setbacks and do better moving ahead! COP 27 agrees on milestone ‘loss and damage fund’ for …[Read more]

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2021 Round Up News that shaped the planet

A new year is the perfect time to reassess, reboot and relook at all that has happened in the year gone by. Here’s a shortlist the top environmental news of 2021 – key headlines that impact and convey the state of our planet – and also set stage for 2022 and beyond!   1. Code Red for Humanity Creating a decidedly somber note in our round up is the Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental …[Read more]

5 sustainable ways to wrap gifts this Xmas

The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the most jubilant times of the year. One activity that many of us look forward to during this period is giving, receiving and opening gifts. Ever thought of what happens to the gift wrapper once it has revealed  the underlying reward? When we were growing up, neatly folded and used wrapping material would show up in most unique places in the home – tucked under the bed mattress, …[Read more]

Volunteer with kids Giving back as a family

Do you have kids? Do you worry they are growing up in a bubble, unaware of the privileges they enjoy? Do you wish they were more aware that many others face different realities of life? The solution to this challenge perhaps lies in making ‘giving back’ to the community a part of the family routine. With that in mind, we spoke to a few mothers who live in Singapore and have kids of varying ages. …[Read more]