By Anna Ploeg Photography by Tania Malréchauffé The urgency to tackle climate change is rising, thereby marking this years’ COP26 in Glasgow as a “make or break year”. Combined with interrelated challenges put forth by the health pandemic, accelerating biodiversity loss and unprecedented natural disasters, countries must rise to the occasion and embrace their longContinue reading “Starting the discussion: Is net zero missing the mark?”
The Sustainability Week Geneva (SWG) is a local student project and one of many such weeks organised around the country as part of Sustainability Week Switzerland. SWG 2021 was organised by student teams from the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute with an aim to re-center higher education institutions within sustainability debates. Continuing theContinue reading “Recap of Sustainability Week Geneva 2021”
This year for Earth Day 2021, we at Environmental Committee wanted to honour the voices of our Graduate Institute community and bring together people’s views on our shared home. We asked fellow students, what are you grateful to the Earth for and what would you like to see done for Earth? Together our voices areContinue reading “Celebrating Earth – On Earth Day and Every Day”
by Sonja Muriel Plüss Did you know that 2021 is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables? To celebrate this, I have researched how a greens-lover can best get to their staples in Geneva – and that as fresh, seasonal and direct from the farmer as possible. Union Maraîchère de Genève Hidden in a warehouseContinue reading “Fruits and Veggies à Genève – Resources to Get You Started”
by Zaninka Ntagungira Title photo from Canva by Natalia Klenova Hi friends! So sorry for the tease with this infamous nut milk review. But here it is finally, the review no one asked for until I started talking about it incessantly 😉Disclaimer: I refuse to write it ‘mylk’. If it triggers you, sue me :p Continue reading “A Non-Dairy Milk Review”
By Sonja Plüss Photos by Vulvani – http://www.vulvani.com Somewhere along the quest of living a sustainable and healthy life, everyone with periods should consider their sanitary products. Conventional sanitary products contain a lot of synthetic material, glues and toxins. Furthermore they are use-and-throw products creating large amounts of waste. While in Switzerland this waste isContinue reading “Bloody Health – an Ad for a Sustainable Pad”
One step at a time towards a zero waste life!
Zani, with the input of various EC members, has created this wholesome sustainable guide for the holidays! Need gift ideas? Do check it out and spread the hygge-ness 🙂
A good-bye letter by the (Ex) Vice-Precident and President of the EC, Anna and Zaninka
Peace and Climate Action: Challenges and Opportunities from Latin America By Priscila Vazquez Geneva Peace Week is a leading forum in the peacebuilding calendar, gathering actors from around the world to connect and expand peace dialogues every November. The event highlights that every single person has a role to play in building peace and resolvingContinue reading “Geneva Peace Week 2020”
by Anna Ploeg Coming from Canada people assume I am used to mountainous scenery when in fact I am from the Ottawa valley, and unfortunately the “hills” I used to hike are at a lower altitude than Geneva itself… so I am not sure they count for much. Nonetheless I grew up constantly escaping intoContinue reading “Just another Swiss hiking guide”
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