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UK charity Send a Cow supporting some of Africa’s poorest farmers this Christmas

Animals don Christmas Jumpers to help some of Africa’s poorest farmers this Christmas

Clover the cow, Paddy the goat and Sage and Onion the chickens are leading the herd this Christmas! They are modelling their hand knitted Christmas jumpers to let the UK know how they can help make a positive difference to farmers trying to escape poverty in Africa.

They were photographed at the

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UK Families Adopting the American Quilt Tradition

Why quilting is catching the imagination of British crafters As quilting continues to grow in popularity, new technology makes practicing this traditional craft easier than ever before.

In recent years, Britain has become a nation of crafters as handicraft hobbies such as sewing, baking and pottery have soared in popularity, thanks in part to several well-known TV shows! One craft that is seeing a particular

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Is Part-Time Veganism the Secret to Good Health?

Are you one of the many people hoping to take better care of yourself with a new diet? Do you want to know how to lower your cholesterol or maintain a healthy weight, maybe eat less fat? Veganism has long been held up as a way of eating that tackles many of these goals. But how true are these claims? Let’s take a look.

What

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A look at Bamboo – an ecological alternative to traditional textiles

New technologies mean that bamboo textiles, which have historically been used only for structural elements such as the ribs of corsets or for farmers’ or fishermen’s hats can now be used to produce modern clothing. Modern bamboo clothing is clothing made from either 100% bamboo yarn or a blend of bamboo and cotton yarn. The bamboo yarn can also be blended with other textile fibres

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6 Tips to Help You Be Eco-friendly and Healthy

There are lots of well-known ways to have a healthy lifestyle, but there’s a lot less information around about how you can combine this with helping the planet. But that doesn’t mean it’s not possible: in fact, a few changes to your eating and fitness habits can help you do your bit for the environment and take good care of your body at the same

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Introducing Catching A Fish In Norway the aquatic fair-trade streetwear brand

Giant squids and whales rule the oceans of streetwear. Catching A Fish In Norway (CAFIN) is an award-winning, ethical alternative. They pride ourselves on swimming against the current and being intimate enough to care.

This means treating workers like human beings, championing our designers and doing what we can to help marginalised communities: sacrificing short-term profits to act with a conscience.

Cheap mass produced t-shirts have hidden

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Eco-Friendly Exercise

 

Looking after your body is as important as looking after the planet that supports it, but combining the two requires a bit of savvy. It means knowing how to lower cholesterol or blood pressure levels, maintain a healthy weight, and take care of your heart – all while limiting the impact your healthy diet and fitness regime has on the planet.

By now, a

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New innovative Sprout Knockout Chilli edition plantable pencils

The perfect pencil for chilli lovers, these plantable pencils from Sprout are certainly hot stuff!

The chilli plantable pencil is the latest launch from Danish green startup Sprout, who introduced the world to the very first sustainable pencil which can be planted after use. Where an eraser would usually sit on top of the pencil, the Sprout Pencil has a special seed capsule.

Sprout pencils

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GoEuro.co.uk reports 10 top intra-Europe routes that train options are faster than air travel

While there’s nothing faster than air travel point­to­point, it seems there’s nothing slower than airports to grind those time savings to a halt. The congested roadways, shopping mall­sized terminals, the interminable lines to check in and pass through security, and baggage claim delays upon arrival all accumulate to make what should be a quick trip a very slow affair. Now with heightened

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Get your kids to combat climate change

One of the main reasons many people fight climate change is to preserve the future for their children. But how can you get your children to look after the environment themselves?

As complex as climate change and its solutions are, getting your children to engage with environmental issues doesn’t have to be difficult, dull or apocalyptic. To get started, here are some fun tips on

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