The 5th June each year marks World Environment Day, and this year the theme is focussed around the restoration of ecosystems. Did you know, every 3 seconds our world loses the equivalent amount of forest to an entire football pitch, which is a devastating reality for our planet. The restoration of ecosystems means attempting to reverse this damage and healing nature. This year, World Environment Day is hosted in Pakistan, but wherever you are in the world, it is possible to make an important difference by choosing to make some small changes. Read on as we suggest some ways you can get take part in making a positive change for our planet.
Join the World Environment Day Online Event
From 4th-5th June, watch along live as inspiring world leaders and activists join the important conversation around reimagining and restoring our world.
Plant Native Flowers
The number of bees has dwindled exponentially around the world, and it is more important now than ever to plant flowers that bees can feast on and thrive.
Try Making Compost
Compost is an easy, natural way to create soil that is rich in nutrients and promote biodiversity. Using compost also eliminates the need for pesticides and artificial fertilisers, and it is really easy to get started.
There are many inspiring accounts to follow on social media, and we've pulled together some of the people who we've discovered recently and have been inspiring us:
Natural recipes for cleaning products that are quick and easy to make at home.
Inspiration to live a sustainable, zero-waste lifestyle.
Slow fashion, thrifting and climate change.