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Seaweed water pouches, peaceful protests and a vegan royal baby to-be

Seaweed water pouches, peaceful protests and a vegan royal baby to-be

It’s the end of the month, and most definitely time to reflect on April’s positive environmental news. The world is facing a climate crisis and while that fact should not be diminished, it’s important to highlight the progression we are making, little by little.

Here’s our pick of the best eco-friendly articles from around the web this April

1. Extinction Rebellion and David Attenborough put climate in spotlight. Climate change has gone mainstream this Easter due to mass, peaceful demonstrations in London. Source: The Guardian

2. Climate change ‘web traffic’ increases – a triumph for Extinction Rebellion protests. More people are Google searching to find out what they can do to fight climate change. Source: The Independent

3. Leonardo DiCaprio, Earth emojis and Victoria’s Secret – the highlights of Earth Day 2019. What do they all have in common? Source: Living, Euronews

4. Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze. The one silver lining after the devastating loss of one of Paris’ oldest cathedrals. Source: BBC news

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Honey beesUnsplash

5. Meghan Markle Reportedly Plans To Raise Royal Baby Vegan. And she’s even painting the royal nursery using vegan paint. Source: Marie Claire

6. New York lawmakers reach deal to ban plastic bags in 2020. NY become the third state in the USA to enforce such a ban. Source: The Verge

7. Ralph Lauren are turning washed up plastic bottles into luxury polo shirts. The iconic luxury brand have made a conscious decision to re-think the way they produce their fabrics. Source: Living, Euronews

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Ralph Lauren launch of The Earth PoloRalph Lauren

8. Victory! Germany’s Last Fur Farmer Is Out of the Business. With the last fur in Rahden now empty, fur farming is finally over in the country. Source: PETA

9. Adidas and Stella McCartney team up to create 3D printed vegan trainers. Check out the new sock design of these sustainable shoes. Source: Bare Fashion

10. London Marathon champions use of seaweed water pouches. Simply grab one of these blob-shaped pouches, pop it open with your teeth and guzzle down the fresh water. Source: Living, Euronews

Ooho Water, Notpla
Seaweed water pouchOoho Water, Notpla

Words: Maeve Campbell