UN Food Systems Summit – Our Thoughts 1 Month Before
What it’s all about The UN Food Summit will be held in New York on the 21st September 2021. There are some key and pressing issues that have come about, not only because of the pandemic but also spikes in climate change extremes highlighted by the earlier meeting in Rome this year. This meeting is […]
Sustainable Living Made Super Easy
Why Making A Better Planet Starts At Home Using less resources As a society of over consumers, whether that be your daily dose of streamed TV, the comfort eating that happens at the end of a stressful day or the treat you absolutely must buy, if we can minimise where and how we use resources […]
The Best Food For You And The Planet
Food Glorious Food!!!!!! The idea of eating in a sustainable way can feel a little bit overwhelming but we’re here to make it super easy. Looking after the planet and looking after yourself doesn’t have to be hard work. If you understand what foods can help you feel great, stay healthy and gain a superb […]
Why Animal Health is Essential for Human and Planetary Health
Why now? Our planet needs us! We look at how altering the way that we feed animals, manage them, their space and how we use them impacts planetary health and climate change! A respect for nature is needed if we want to feel great and enjoy our life instead of being greeted by negative news […]
Why You Should Learn About A Sustainable Diet
What’s the problem with your diet right now? I’m sure we’ve all seen the scary noises coming from the IPCC about how severe climate change could be moving forward unless we act now but in absolute truth, for most of us, the stress of paying bills and getting through day to day hurdles can feel […]
What Will a Sustainable Life Cost Us??
This is a question that perhaps is one we look to avoid at times. Rushing around in day to day life, the thought of looking at making changes to positively impact the environment can seem completely out of reach and the concept of burying your head in the sand can feel much more appealing than […]
Why Torturing Yourself About Living Sustainably Needs To Change
Personal Accountability against Eco Anxiety I absolutely think that personal accountability is something we can all take on board but should never feel guilty for. The balance is always going to be hard and when you see what’s going on around you, there will always be an element of feeling guilty for the things you […]
Sustainable Chefs We Love (and you should too)
Sustainable Cooking can be exciting Sometime the idea of having a sustainable diet can feel quite limiting. How can you eat out and still be good to the planet?? As well as showing you some sustainable recipes and some suitable practices, we’d like to show you just a few of the growing number of chefs […]
How eating sustainably changed my life
How it all began “I’m ok until I go shopping and then there’s always a treat that I tell myself that I deserve and then when I have it I feel really guilty…” That was my story for a long long time. I was overweight, constantly battling yo-yo dieting and all the time just thinking […]
What is the role of protected forestry in combating climate change?
Protected forests’ role in climate change In short it’s a combination of a nice attempt at reducing the rate of climate change (without doing all we could) but also a tiny bit of greenwashing. Not in the sense that it doesn’t hold some validity to tackling climate change but more that it’s tackling a symptom […]
Sustainable Fashion as a Family – How to Save Money and Look after the Planet
When your ‘Insta life’ impacts the planet When trying to buy your own clothes or clothes for your family, it can be so hard. Whether it’s your own thoughts and feelings or those of your children, social media has created a real tough challenge for those of us in our 20s, 30s and 40s. Our […]
How your Diet Shapes your Children’s Future
Who’s hungry??! When looking at your own diet, it can absolutely be a struggle for a lot of us and especially as a parent, it can be even harder. You work long hours, have to juggle household chores, increasing worries about politics, the planet and making sure little lives you’re responsible for stay happy and […]
Sustainable Fashion is Simple – Here’s Why
Sustainable fashion is a term I’ve seen appear a lot recently. But what does it mean? In short, it’s an umbrella term for attires and products created and consumed in a way they can be sustained. It’s not just purchasing using second-hand resources, moreover there’s an entire sustainability matrix. The term addresses the high use […]
Environment Bill Amendment: What Could It Mean?
In May 2021, the Rt Hon George Eustice, Secretary of State for DEFRA (Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs) and MP for Camborne and Redruth, announced much-anticipated amendments to the Environment Bill. Within the amendments are several ambitious goals and targets – which, if implemented with political will and enthusiasm, could help to turn […]
How does a Sustainable Fashion Influencer Stay Green?
How do you apply sustainable practices in your daily life? And what would be your advice for people wishing to live a greener life? Dan Pontarlier has been a teacher and a consultant in sustainability & marketing for the Hospitality and Fashion industries for almost 15 years. He is the author of From Trash to […]
The 2021 G7 Summit and the Global Climate Crisis
As those of you following global politics at the moment will know, this weekend marks the beginning of the 2021 G7 Summit. The annual summit is being held this year between the 11th and 13th of June and with the UK taking its turn for the presidency, it has been decided that the event will […]
Re-Peating New Habits… Rescuing the Uplands
I know, that was a terrible pun… However, the protection and conservation of peatlands is an urgent environmental topic, representing a requirement to protect both our climate and our precious wildlife. We, as gardeners, can help the destruction of peatlands – but just what is a peatland, why are they important, and what is our […]
Sustainable Cities In 2021
Thanks to the increasing attention towards crucial topics such as sustainability and environmental protection, which represent the core of RYVIAS, more and more cities around the world are becoming eco-friendly. What are some of the most sustainable and eco-friendly cities? Let’s dive into a quick eco-friendly cities tour! COPENHAGEN Let us start our quick tour […]
Sustainable Jargon: Defining Climate Change Terminology
Conservation. Sustainability. Corporate Social Responsibility. All these terms get thrown around, but you might not have had the proper context of these high-scoring Scrabble words. So here is a bit more of a deep-dive into this terminology; how they are concisely defined, how they differ from one another, and how you can act on each […]
Sustainable Living Is Only A Few Steps Away!
With the overwhelming size of the planet, it can be difficult to understand how our individual actions can help the world. But we have to remember that small changes account for something!
The White Goat: Turning Office Paper into Toilet Paper
Wow your work colleagues and help the environment with the magic of The White Goat technology innovation, created by Japanese company Oriental. Find out more about this neat converter which sustainably transforms paper into toilet roll to impress your colleagues and maybe even bag yourself some brownie-points at work...
Super-illas! Barcelona Plans for its Sustainable Future
Barcelona’s drive to increase their green footprint is gaining traction, with the city beginning to see a regeneration of its urban spaces...
The Smog Free Project: Creating Clear Skies and Works of Art
"True beauty is not a Louis Vuitton bag or a Ferrari, but clean air and clean energy"... The Smog Free Project is leading the way to creating cleaner air through technology innovations, and joining forces with Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde to create eco engagement rings. Clearer skies are on also the horizon with bikes that clean while you commute...
Stepping into the Future with Sustainable Tech
From solar glass to artificial intelligence, new sustainable technology innovations are paving the way to a brighter and greener future...
The Wilder Blean Project, Reintroducing Bison to Promote British Conservation
Next year the British countryside is set to welcome some extraordinary new residents as a small herd of European bison will be released in the 2,500-acre Blean Woods. Part of the innovative Wilder Blean Project, the bison trial aims to improve natural land management, and boost conservation and habit protection across the region. Why Bison? […]
A Year of Boycotting Fashion
Read how one of our bloggers, Mark Rees, made it his mission to boycott fashion throughout lockdown in 2020 and find out what his tips are for making more ethical and environment friendly fashion choices.
How Does Walking And Cycling Help To Protect The Environment?
What actually happens when you walk or cycle more? Changing the way we travel can play a surprisingly big role in helping to protect the environment. So here are five ways that walking and cycling more can help save our planet.
10 Things You Can Do To Help Reduce Air Pollution Today
As a big contributor to climate change, air pollution is damaging our planet. It’s important we all do our part in helping to improve the air we breathe.
Sustainable Style: The Fashion Organisations Changing The Sustainability Game
Hot and forward-thinking fashion driven by sustainability - read our blog to find out where you can support and grab the latest eco-friendly clothing pieces and find your new favourite brands!
Does Sustainability Make Good Business Sense?
It seems that every business is taking steps to ‘go green’ these days. But, does it benefit them?
A Boxx to Solve World Hunger
The Waterboxx, is an ‘intelligent bucket’ that allows crops to be grown in areas suffering from drought, heat, or erosion. How does it work?
The Only Way is Up!: The Growth of Vertical Farming, and What That Means for the Future of Food
Vertical farming looks like the stuff of science fiction but it is in fact here and now! So how can it help us?
Sustainable Tourism – What Do We Have To Do To Make A Greener Tourism Industry?
How can sustainable travel and green tourism change the way we holiday in the future to make a more sustainable travel industry?
Coca-Cola Explores A ‘Whole New World’ Of Plastic-Free Possibilities
Coca-Cola joins forces with Danish startup Paboco to unveil paper bottle prototype
Growing Veg Made Simple! – Even if You Don’t Have a Garden
Here are the tips, tricks and professional advice you need to start growing your own veg!