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Readers’ Corner The Sixth Extinction is our non-fiction pick for a sign of our times

Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that left a lasting impression on them. If you are looking for books that offer insight and inspiration – this page marks the spot!  Our eco warrior this week is Akshata Rao – an engineer by training and a sustainability practitioner by passion. She volunteers for zero waste efforts, circular economy events and writes for environmental …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner Top eco books recommended by environmentalists

readers corner secondsguru laura francois eco book

Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is a regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that made an impact on them. This reading list of eco themed books is recommended for all those who want to make a difference to the world we live in – reading is a journey, rich in experience and learning, without actually having to leave a room. (Ideal at this point of time?!) This month, we …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner Add a youth perspective to your 2020 reading list

readers corner cheryl cadeline

Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that inspires them. We hope this series will leave an imprint on you as it did on them. Here’s another one to add to your must-read list! This month, we put the spotlight on Cheryl Cadeline Lee, a youth environmental advocate who believes that ‘doing good is contagious’ and whose projects encompass the areas of environment, …[Read more]

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Shopaholic to Swapaholic Fashionpreneur Priyanka Shahra on her latest project

At Secondsguru, we are always looking to celebrate people who have chosen to make “caring for the planet” their “business”! This week we spoke with Priyanka Shahra and asked her to share her personal sustainability journey with us. For her, it started off with an aha moment that eventually led to her becoming a social entrepreneur devoted to creating convenient and scalable solutions that promote urban sustainability. Priyanka is the Founder of One With Earth …[Read more]