#35 Holistic Approaches to Health and Sustainability

The need for health frameworks to be holistic to better solve health crises has become increasingly important, especially now that we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode explores the three key approaches used within the scientific community to solve health issues in a holistic manner for the environment, humans and non-human species in order to achieve sustainability on all levels. 

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#33 Going Beyond Ethical Consumerism

As we become more aware of our collective negative impact on the environment, wide scale emphasis on purchasing locally and from ethical/sustainable brands through the political belief of ethical consumerism has risen. However, many ethical consumers are now starting to question the success of the belief and whether it has resulted in change in the corporate world or whether the problem of unethical and unsustainable production continues to persist but just behind closed doors. Listen to this episode where I discuss the problems of ethical consumerism, my personal journey with the belief and how we need to find a middle ground between purchasing ethical/sustainable goods whilst also challenging firms/industries to take responsibility for reducing their impact on the planet through consumer activism.

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Support Bangladeshi Garment Workers

#PayUp petition: https://www.change.org/p/unless-gap-primark-c-a-payup-millions-of-garment-makers-will-go-hungry Donate to Remake: https://remake.world/donate/ Resources for ethical fashion: https://remake.world/join-the-movement/resources/ Some sustainable brands to follow: https://remake.world/sustainable-brands/ (Adidas and Pandora have made it on the list!) For females, check out the most affordable clothing brand I could find and love: https://www.nobodyschild.com Lost Stock (buy a box of “cancelled” clothes orders to support Bangladeshi workers…

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