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People are not having children ‘because of Climate Change’

People are not having children ‘because of Climate Change’

Environment, Featured, Health, Specials
“There should be a pause on people having children. That’s a sacrifice that should be made. I wish that families would take a second before deciding to have their own biological children. It is a sacrifice that should be made for the sake of the environment”, Ellen, 29. An investigation by Voice of London has revealed that climate change is becoming a more important factor behind the decision of some people not to have children. Even though the discussion around Global Warming has increased significantly in recent times, the effort we - as human race - are putting to tackle it is mostly inappropriate, as recent studies show. The World Meteorological Organization has recently claimed that “2018 is on course to be the 4th warmest year on record. This would mean that the past four year
US military officer to VoL: “There should be a pause on people having children”

US military officer to VoL: “There should be a pause on people having children”

Environment, Health
An investigation by Voice of London has revealed how an increasing number of people consider climate change one of the main reason they do not have children. In an exclusive interview for VoL, Ellen, 29, US military officer said: “There should be a pause on people having children. And that’s a sacrifice that should be made. I can’t tell everybody what to do, but I do wish that families would take a second to think about whether or not they are going to have their biological children and maybe make the sacrifice not to have kids. And instead of biological children, they decide to adopt. It is a sacrifice that should be made for the sake of the environment.” https://twitter.com/No_Kids_LLC/status/1049697273242943493 Read the full VoL investigation on the topic: People are not ha
Palm oil: The global killer

Palm oil: The global killer

Health, Lifestyle
Doubtlessly, the palm oil demand has surged in recent years. From soap to soup, almost everything in your home contains palm oil. The oil is plant-based, therefore, it’s seen as healthy and vegan but is it actually harmless? Today, with more than 3.5 million Brits identifying themselves as vegans it is clearly seen that vegetable-based lifestyle is more popular than ever. Some claim that palm oil cannot be compatible with the cruelty-free lifestyle, while others think that since it is not an animal product, its use is justified. In The Guardian, George Monbiot defined palm oil plantations as “the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st century.” So, before jumping to conclusions, there are some facts that everyone - vegan or not - needs to know. What is Palm oil? Palm oil
Regret-ink it?

Regret-ink it?

Beauty, Health, Lifestyle
Body art has become progressively popular over the past years, but as the number of people getting tattoos increase, the ones regretting it do not fall behind. Nowadays, tattoos are perceived as a form of self-expression. Through body art, one can shape a version of their identity, culture, personal background or religious beliefs. Tattoos grant freedom to their owners when it comes to expressing oneself. In the past, some cultures used tattoos as a way to mark bravery, personal experience, or for slave-marking. Whereas others, used it to demonstrate wealth and status. However, today the modern reasoning for tattoos have enhanced beauty, individuality, rebelliousness and body makeover. They could also carry a message, for instance, a person could ‘declare’ their love for their partne
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