Did it ever occur to you that the animals, plants, and fungi might be queer? If not, that is exhibit A in our case for the importance of Queer Ecology, a field that challenges our heteronormative, cisnormative, and anthropocentric views of the natural world. It recognizes the fluidity and diversity of identities and relationships in both human and non-human realms. […]
Thanks to innovation, we have vegan cheese, meat, yogurt, chicken, and all the pieces for a plant-based future! However, the truth is that these steps forward represent new solutions as well as new challenges and the rise of “vegan capitalism”. How can the vegan movement shed its capitalist and extractive roots? Plant-based industries are on the rise – every year […]
There’s no ethical way to earn money as an environmentalist. As a “climate influencer”, this topic offers a chance for me to directly examine my work, my praxis to privilege, and be creating a dialogue with a systemic focus.
I am giving up on building generational wealth and focusing on creating ecological wealth. One that doesn’t materialize in our hands but showcases the mind, spirit, and heart how to make a blueprint for the continued wellness and existence of multi-species.
Older generations didn’t do enough.” Have you ever heard someone say that? Or felt that way? As the climate crisis continues to make headlines, I’ve noticed that there’s consistently intergenerational blame directly at people who come before us. On its surface, it makes sense to assign blame to older generations.
The term “carbon footprint” was created to quantify the environmental impact of different activities. Driving a car to work, the food you eat, and the activities you partake in are all examples of factors that can play into your own carbon footprint.
Veganism is an interconnected movement that seeks to fight for the liberation of non-human animals and humans. Before we get into this deep dive into White Veganism, make sure you understand that the critique is on Whiteness as a system, belief, and structure. The origins of Veganism are quite interesting, yet simple, right?
Isaias, why do you think there’s a lack of diversity in veganism?” is a question I get a lot. I use the name Queer Brown Vegan to speak to my intersectional identity and it often invites questions on race and the environmental movement, especially within the vegan/plant-based community.
Climate doomism is referred as the pathway to ecological destruction due to anthropogenic actions created by human society. However, climate doomism is often used as a scare tactic to disempower collectivized communities on their journey for environmental liberation.
Planning to have an eco-friendly Valentine’s and don’t know where to start? Showing love to our romantic ones on February 14th shouldn’t harm the planet. According to Statista, Valentine’s Day’s total spending in the United States is expected to be 21.8 billion dollars.
The Top 10 Books on Environmental Racism. The concept emerged from the Environmental Justice movement that looked into how policies and practices disproportionately affect Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the environment.
The Climate Scale is a framework that allows people to situate their emotions and feelings during the Climate Crisis. Climate Change and Mental Health resources are not available to many communities that experience natural disasters.
Zero-Waste is a humans right issue. Communities are not created nor designed equal, many BIPOC communities globally are the ones living in nearby waste incinerators. Environmental racism is real and slowly harming BIPOC communities.
Environmental racism is a concept from the environmental justice movement that looks into the policies and practices that discriminate against Black, Indigenous, and POC (People of Color) communities.