Vandana Shiva, is born in Dehradun, India in 1952 she’s well-known as a physicist and a strong advocate for the environment. She is the founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. She is also one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization. Portrait […]
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Rachel Carson – Portrait
Rachel Louise Carson was born on the 27th of May in Pittsburgh and died in Silver Spring in the Maryland in 1964. She was a marine biologist, an ecologist activist, and one of the most important leading figures in the US. She marked the history of her country. Since an early age Rachel Carson was […]
Maya ANGELOU – Portrait
Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis Missouri and died in 2014. She was the second child of Bailey Johnson, navy dietitian and a doorman and Vivian Baxter Johnson, a nurse and car dealer. Dr Maya Angelou was a civil rights activist, a memoirist, a poet, a […]
Marie Curie – Portrait
Marie Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was born in Poland, November 7, 1867 in Varsovie. She grew up under the Russian occupation. Her father was a mathematics teacher and her mother a school teacher. She was a Polish and naturalized French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman […]
The environmental impact of the jewelry industry.
Pieces of jewelry are unique, aesthetic, precious, personal they have a history, we cherish them. Sometimes they symbolize the love of someone, sometimes it’s just because of their beauty. I’m personally fascinated by the work and the amount of hours behind a ring or necklace. It’s always a piece of art. However, what’s the environmental […]
Isea with Nikolaos Doumpas
In this episode, we interviewed Nikolaos Doumpas from Isea a non-governmental organization in Thessaloniki. We discussed about climate change, plastic pollution, Aquatic Litter and the association. They have 4 main projects “that contribute to the assessment of the state of aquatic ecosystems”. Vulnerable species Citizen science Human and Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic Litter Nikolaos Doumpas is […]
Oikopolis with Verena Fink
In this episode, we interviewed Verena Fink from Oikopolis a non-governmental organization in Thessaloniki. Talking about climate refugees and the association. Climate refugees are not the people who are running from an oppressive government neither a war but they flew because of climate change. In a report released on Monday 13 of September, World Bank […]
Whispers of war-How war impacts every part of our lives.
I was impressed and fascinated by the way in which the director Florian Hoffmann transcribed into his film “Whispers of war” how war impacts our lives in a way that is not easy to understand. War is silent and slowly settles in the daily life. In the film it has settled in Khalil’s life at […]
Gisèle Halimi – Portrait
Gisèle Halimi, (1927-2020). She was an influential French lawyer, woman politician, author and a feminist activist who dedicated her life to the “Cause des Femmes” (The cause of women). She was born as Zeiza Gisèle Élise Taïeb on July 27 in Tunisia in 1927 to a poor conservative Jewish family at the time when the […]
The Plastic Flamingo – Let’s tackle marine plastic pollution!
*****DISCLAMER*****This episode had to be recorded on zoom, affecting the sound quality. In today’s episode, we are here to talk about The Plastic Flamingo with Allison Tan communication & marketing associate. The Plastic Flamingo is a French social enterprise based in the Philippines. The purpose of The Plaf is to tackle marine plastic pollution. They collect the […]