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Reader’s Corner A must-read book to save the world

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After hearing Greta Thunberg (and seeing her mega fast-expanding audience!), we are certain that today more people in the world are willing to pause, listen and act to embrace pro-environmental behaviours, provided the speaker makes sense! So we decided to ask inspiring eco warriors based in Singapore, to share their favourite book – fiction or nonfiction – which centres around our planet or our environment. Secondsguru will be running a ‘Readers’ Corner’ as a regular …[Read more]

Kids, People,
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Eco warriors Featuring young changemakers leading climate action worldwide

Greta Thunberg School strike 4 Climate

“This is all wrong! I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet, you’ll come to us young people for hope? HOW DARE YOU?” Four minutes is all it took 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to call the bluff of those in power, the powerful leaders who say they are doing their best to protect our planet and environment when in reality all they can talk about …[Read more]

Sari Strategy #03 DIY, Repurpose with minimal waste

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In this concluding article on the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra, shares artistic ways in which one can ReStyle pre-loved saris to make something new, ensuring minimal wastage of your heritage textile- all you need is some constructional techniques and excitement to try something new. The good news is that her technique can be applied to any pre-loved material which has a basic rectangular shape- a sarong from SriLanka, …[Read more]

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Eco Warriors Michael Swamy, The Backpack Chef

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In our quest to live a sustainable lifestyle, it is important that we focus on our food choices. What is sustainable food? How can we make better cooking and eating choices – without compromising on tradition and taste? Explore these questions – and get your answers! – through Secondsguru’s (SG) conversation with Michael Swamy, the Backpacker Chef! An author and food stylist, the backpack chef, a wildlife photographer and a guest faculty at WGSHA Manipal …[Read more]