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 […]

Mother Earth Day 2022 in Thessaloniki – Cleaning Activity in “Axios Delta”

On 22 April, people unite to celebrate International Mother Earth Day. It is a common celebration for humans, other living species and the planet we live on together. The day is to focus on creating a cleaner world.  For Mother Earth Day, our volunteers organized the cleaning activity at “Axios Delta” in Kalochori. Last weekend […]

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 […]

Climate change is not gender-neutral.

Wildfires, floods, sea level rise, droughts, food insecurity, climate refugees and so much more. All of this is a direct consequence of global warming, but we can still make a difference. We first have to understand the world to be able to change it. Let’s talk about climate change first. There are two types of […]

Bring it Up! The Cover

Living Low Waste

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Living Low Waste
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This eleventh episode is entirely dedicated to sustainability and the “zero waste” or “low waste” movement. Everything we do, everything we consume, has an impact on the environment and natural resources. And just because we don’t see it, it doesn’t mean that it’s not there.

Food industry: 10 rules to be an informed consumer

Our diet has radically changed in the last 100 years and the food industry is an active part of this process. We have lost sight of the concept of eating well, but above all, we no longer wonder “Where does our food come from?” That’s what modern industry does: it makes you see the world […]

BALKAN BEATS 33 – CHANGE

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the edition n.33 of our magazine, Balkan Beats, is finally out! BEING IS BECOMING Heraclitus “There is nothing permanent except change” This Heraclitus quote perfectly encompasses our approach to the topic of this edition of Balkan Beats. There is nothing normal, consistent or sure about our […]

World Environment Day 2020 in Thessaloniki: Cleaning the City Center and Perea Beach

Thessaloniki is a lively, bustling city. Its centuries of history created a great crossroad of cultures and identities. Nowadays it is mainly the students of its universities who keep its spark alive, especially when it comes to the nightlife. Unfortunately, all of this comes with a price. A simple walk through the streets of the […]

Stop Climate Change

Coronavirus, environmental damage and climate change are three of the most dramatic challenges facing the world today. All of us are already feeling the effects of them. In our part of the world, the changes may be particularly dramatic and worrying. In Greece, during the coronavirus outbreak, the parliament surreptitiously approved, on the 5th of […]

Music Odyssey: Environmental echoes

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Music Odyssey: Environmental echoes
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Do you ever feel worried about the environment? Or would you like to live a more sustainable life? Are you wondering what kind of music has been made about these topics? Then this is the episode for you! In this episode of Music Odyssey, Filip, Sacha and Arianna discuss important environmental questions that artists are recently addressing more and more often. They also try to find solutions of what we can do to improve the way humans are treating the planet.