Monday, November 20The Voice of London

Category: Environment

Does this city make you feel low? Scientific evidence proves that being in nature can make you feel happier

Does this city make you feel low? Scientific evidence proves that being in nature can make you feel happier

Environment, News, Politics, Radio, UK
Watch me try and make fire out of fiction and fail. Some of us had more success... Video by: Yasmin Dahnoun Living in London can be wild. The nightlife is buzzing with scenes to suit anyone’s cup-of-tea. There's plenty of entertainment, art and cultural events to inspire the creativity within -but it’s also one of the loneliest, most expensive and saddest parts of the world to live in when you’re over-worked, tired and broke. But, could getting out of London for a few days to explore the natural world help boost your mental wellbeing? Apparently, yes. Scientists are beginning to provide enough evidence to suggest that nature-based therapy could be a new practice incorporated into the NHS for those suffering from anxiety and depression. With hurricane Brian approaching, I wen
Young Londoners campaign for cleaner air

Young Londoners campaign for cleaner air

Activism, Environment, News
I spoke to one young Londoner striving to give young people a voice on issues surrounding the environment. Reporter: Chloe Chapman | Sub-Editor: Jack Cummings In light of the recent US Presidential election, fear has spread across the globe about the fate of our planet. Donald Trump has been vocal about his views on the global warming crisis for years on social media, tweeting controversial statements like “Any and all weather events are used by the GLOBAL WARMING HOAXTERS to justify higher taxes to save our planet!”. Despite what Trump believes, 97 percent of scientists have agreed that humans are responsible for climate change and that it’s a very real threat to our planet. With air pollution being one of the main culprits for global warming, focus has recently shifted to Lon
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