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Eco Tips Everyday hacks to heal the world

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The Earth is the only planet we know of that supports life. But with the evolution of humankind (who has not been so kind to the Earth), it’s survival has become a bit of a question mark. Our footprint is all over the planet, along with debris and pollution. The first mass call for action to combat destructive human activities came about 50 years ago – in spring of 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin, …[Read more]

Less is more The why and how of embracing fashion minimalism

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This is a story I often hear from my mother, back in the day when she was young, she would only get two to three pairs of new clothes every year. Her (shared) cupboard mostly consisted of hand-me-downs from sisters, cousins and sometimes people whom she did not even know. There never was any embarrassment in wearing hand-me-downs. In fact, if anything, there was pride in growing up to fit into an older sister’s clothes …[Read more]

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Zero Waste Bootcamp Youth working towards a future ready and sustainable Singapore 

6th Zero Waste bootcamp secondsguru

Detailed posters depicting the impact of various projects from Secondsguru’s 5th and the 6th Zero Waste Bootcamp are on display in a “Traveling Exhibition” across public spaces in Singapore to spur youth and members of the community to come together and take collective action. The exhibition is on at the Jurong Regional Library till the end of April 2022. It moves to Geylang East Public Library in May and stays there till end June, 2022 …[Read more]

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Loss of the Wild Human expansion is remapping the Earth

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In our quest to create an ideal world for ourselves, where homes are aplenty, work is abundant, and food is cheap, we have become the apex predators of the wild. Our ‘anthropogenic pressure’ on the environment where forests are turned to cities, lakes filled up for parking spaces, and oceans are plundered for food, has put an enormous strain on the biodiversity of the planet. The human-animal conflict has been going on from the beginning …[Read more]