Stephanie Robinson uses STEAM to empower young people. Written by Zoe Parker You may not know this, but STEAM. is an an acronym for: Science, Technology, Art, Engineering and Maths activities. Steph uses it to have conversations with young people. She is interested in the ways we can transition to a more equitable and lower-carbon society. […]
Article written by Lucy Meredith, founder of the Human Aquarium. So, a few weeks ago, the Leeds Climate Emergency committee meeting happened. In case you didn’t know, Leeds has declared a Climate Emergency. And the fact that steps are being taken to deal with the climate crisis in Leeds is a very positive thing. So […]
This is a retrospective about the Human Aquarium. Words by Lucy Meredith Human Aquarium Exhibition was created by Yorkshire Life Aquatic in February 2019. One of the things we do, is use art to tackle environmental issues. Firstly we looked at the consequences of animal captivity, and after that, we put our attention toward single-use […]
Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol farmer who has been farming 20 years and organizing for an anti-racist food system for 15 years. She currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York, a people-of-color led project that works to dismantle racism in the food system. Her first book, Farming While Black, has now been published.
Imagine a Car Free City Centre every month… Leeds Cycling Campaign are asking Leeds City Council to commit to holding a car free Sunday event in the city centre at least once a month in order to demonstrate the benefits on air quality and the environment. Car free days have been used in other cities […]