Last February, I got the chance to visit a sustainability conference in a small town named Ukhrul in the Manipur state of India. This state is in the north-eastern part of the country, and it is well known for its

This summer, I finally crossed something off my bucket list: participating in loggerhead sea turtle conservation in Kefalonia with Wildlife Sense. As an animal lover, I have always been passionate about the marine reptile. Because of my eye-opening experience in

In the not so distant future, the job landscape will be centred around science and technology. 90 percent of all jobs requiring Information Communication Technology (ICT) skills. We would like to think the past 20 years has evoked great change

“You’re 33? I could have sworn you were 18! Well, at least you’ll look good when you’re 40!” I bet you’ve either heard that before, or maybe you’ve said it to another fellow baby-faced individual like me either at a

Sustainable development is defined as meeting current needs without compromising the needs of future generations. In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 goals for sustainable development, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are meant to “leave no one

According to the World Bank, “one billion people – mostly concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia – live their daily lives without electricity.” In the Philippines, around 16 million people have no access to electricity, especially in rural areas

Silicon Valley's "radical imagination" was born some 50 years ago, inspired by the 1960s Hippy counterculture and the flower people. The Internet founders dreamt of a world where consumers and producers of digital solutions were equal and free. With the

If you have spent any time at all on social media in the last week, you may have noticed celebrities and politicians using their platforms to bring global awareness to the fires in the Amazon rainforest. The smog from the

Despite extensive efforts to eliminate the gender gap, women are still vastly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) fields. Hence, what is missing for gender equality in STEM? Understanding the roots of the gender gap in STEM is

In December 2017, BBC’s Blue Planet II was broadcast. David Attenborough’s latest documentary showed the world the harsh realities that human behaviour, particularly our relationship with plastic, which is ruining the aquatic environment. Garbage is being dumped into oceans with

2019 is on track to be the hottest year ever recorded. Heatwaves in Europe saw the mercury peak past 45℃ this summer, while major fires ravaged the United States, Russia, and Canada. In Australia droughts and severe weather events worsened.

Insects are affected by climate change. In many ways. Some increase in numbers, others migrate or learn new ways to adapt, but most worryingly, many disappear. An insects biomass collapse could lead to an ecological armageddon. This is but one

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