Vandana Shiva – Portrait

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 […]

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

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Isea with Nikolaos Doumpas
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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

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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 […]

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 […]

Planting Awareness

The Plastic Flamingo – Let’s tackle marine plastic pollution!

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The Plastic Flamingo - Let's tackle marine plastic pollution!
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*****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 […]