Driving Sustainability with Drones

When we talk about inventions, we do not always mean something that was created from the scratch. People tend to redefine the purpose of specific technology in order to utilise it in a different way and call it an invention.  In this blog, I would like to reconsider the commercial and military use of drones…

A Subtle Connection between Food Waste and Climate Change

We never think that our small actions can trigger scalable problems. Although, have you ever thought about how disposing food affects our planet? In this blog, I will try to open your eyes in regard with the consequences of the daily food waste that all of us are guilty of. In the future, our generation…

Global energy crisis: Don’t be Fuelish!

The topic of climate change has started to make an appearance more frequently in our everyday news, becoming a key concern for the entire globe. As a part of my everyday routine, I would check the BBC news merely to stumble upon another catastrophe caused by severe weather conditions. Nature seems to be punishing us…

Women and Sustainability

by Lottie Gregory Women and Sustainability At the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Delegate Meeting in Switzerland, I was incredibly fortunate to speak to many leading women in business and hear their views on the challenges women are facing in today’s world. I gained a great understanding of the skills women need in…

Smart City – The Shape Things To Come!

The concept of “Smart City” is progressively penetrating into our life from the speeches of officials, presentations of investment projects and start-ups. This is a collective image of the city of the future, where everything will work efficiently and quickly, with the much greater social workload. And no more (Barlow & Lévy-Benchetonm 2013). But such…

Plastic: We use it so why not recycle it to reuse it?

(Featured Image by The Guardian) “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” [1] – Robert Swan With such a major threat occurring towards our planet why do we still choose to turn a blind eye towards recycling? While so many individuals don’t like the idea of mess…

The natural match-maker under threat?

Are we losing biodiversity? Are we murdering our future? Due to people’s invading wildlife areas and the expansion of cities, air pollution and overuse of natural resources the mother Nature is losing precious lives. Human’s actions have caused many problems (such as Ozone holes, climate change, water scarcity, etc.) influencing the ecosystem and threatening some…

Freshwater: Availability & Pollution

Freshwater: Availability and Pollution Water. Why is water important and do we have any issues in the world with it?? Your bodies are around 60% water. Without access to clean water, humans would not survive for more than 4 days (Spector, 2018). Additionally, we use it for our food production, industrial development and modern living…

Ewa’s Introduction

Hi Everyone! I’m Ewa and I am a second-year Business Management student at Lancaster University. I originate from a rural part of Poland in a town called Drawsko. While I sometimes visit the country to see distant relatives and see how the local people have changed, I find that a lot of the country has…

50 million chickens wasted each year – now that’s food for thought

The United Nations progress update for 2018 on sustainable development goal 2 – Zero Hunger, highlighted that the proportion of undernourished people worldwide increased to 815 million in 2016, up from 777 million in 2015. Yet, every one of these individuals could have been fed on less than a quarter of the food wasted in…