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Leeds Climate Emergency | what next?

By Humanadmin

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 […]

Meet Leah Penniman

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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.

Spotlight on Marjora Carter

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Marjora Carter started work in her neighbourhood and is now a leader in the world of sustainable business

Reframing Environmentalism

By Humanadmin

A short film to reframe environmentalism: the importance of including all voices in the conversation; the need to look at people as well as things, the fundamental links between Social and Environmental justice. (This film was made by Environmentalists of Color Collective at UCLA.) Other Useful Links about Intersectional Environmentalism: Nature For All Environmentalists of Colour Network […]

Spotlight on Dr Vandana Shiva

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Activist, feminist, writer ( soil not oil) speaks on environmentalism for the rights of mother earth. What is our role on this beautiful earth? We lend support to the system by not breaking away from the Age of Oil/Fossil Fuels built on the foundation of the Age of Colonialism. Oil means War.

Spotlight on John Francis – The Planet Walker…

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John Francis is the founder of PlanetWalker and he walked for 22 years and was silent for 17 years. He is an environmentalist of colour, leader of Planet Walker…

Spotlight on MaVynne Betsch…

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MaVynne Betsch – Singer, environmentalist, activist and survivor was born on January 13, 1935 in Jacksonville, Florida. “When I die I’m coming back as a butterfly.” She was raised in one of the most pre-eminent black families in the South. Since 1975, Betsch made it her full-time mission to preserve and protect American Beach, her […]

Cowspiracy

By Humanadmin

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible […]

Spotlight on Ethan Carney

By Humanadmin

Learn more about Ethan Carney who will be leading a making session using reclaimed and recycled materials at the Human Aquarium Exhibition in Leeds 2019