Renewable energies, energy-efficient buildings, urban gardening, hight-quality public spaces, social inclusion, green jobs, transportation alternatives... With half of the world's population living in urban centers, what are the biggest challenges in making these places more sustainable? Cities around the world are seeking creative minds with a vision for a bright green future! How are you contributing to improve the quality of the urban environment? Feel free to leave a comment below. ♻ Energias renováveis, construções energeticamente eficientes, jardinagem urbana, espaços públicos de alta qualidade, inclusão social, empregos verdes, transportes alternativos... Com metade da população mundial vivendo em centros urbanos, quais são os maiores desafios para torná-los mais sustentáveis? Cidades ao redor do mundo estão à procura de mentes criativas com visão para um brilhante futuro verde! De que forma você está contribuindo para melhorar a qualidade do ambiente urbano? Sinta-se à vontade para deixar seu comentário. #urbanresilience#urbangardening#dreamsarepossible#impossibleisonlyastateofmind
“A small Remora glides on the underbelly of a Caribbean Reef Shark.” Ever wondered why sharks are so tolerant of the fish they swim with? Remora fish are known to keep sharks free of harmful parasites and clean up excess bits of food 🙌🏼#eco_nnect // Photo by @christinamittermeier - Fact via @thedodo
Check out the Lenten calendar focused on vulnerable communities impacted by extractive industries at justresponse.faith/lent-2018-calendar (link in bio). . Featured today on the calendar is the “Reconciling God, Creation and Humanity” Ignatian examen, introduced by the Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology last October. The examen can help you reflect on care for creation during Lent. Visit ecoexamen.org or click the link in our bio.
Is your activism working? MEASURE IT!⠀ ⠀ Are you posting, tweeting, emailing and wondering if what you’re doing is working? This 3-part webinar recording provides tools and tactics for getting the kind of information you need to focus your limited resources where they can get the biggest bang–and help others in your organizing group or union to understand the impact of what you’re doing.⠀ ⠀ More info here: bit.ly/ActivismWorking
Happy Lunar New Year everyone! 🍊🍊So here’s another eco-tip which is to purchase brand new clothes on the free market like Carousell and EBay. I bought this lovely dress completely brand new, with the tags still attached. The previous owner said it was too small for her and I got it at a fraction of the original price. Win-win! ✌🏻 ••• Also remember to support local ethical brands 😁
Grateful I have experienced the beauty of the Grand Canyon. This picture puts how small we are into perspective. There’s a tricky balance to life - remembering our small stresses don’t matter when looking at the big picture, but also remembering you make a difference. It’s your choice to have a positive or negative impact🌱
Our generation might be the first to end poverty, the last to know everyday life without the noticeable effects of climate change and the one that achieves gender equality. To sum up all the things we need to change, @unitednations defined the Sustainable Development Goals 🌍 I try to include the SDGs into my daily life and honestly believe that each of us can take part in reaching those goals. As I am currently writing my masters thesis about the SDGs, I have to explain them on a regular basis. From now on, I'm able show them to anyone who asks - thanks to @17.ziele 💚 Do you know about the SDGs and if so, what do you do to help reach the goals by 2030? ⭐