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Trump effect has brought the outdated opinions to life here in New Zealand

Talking to friends and observing social media commentators it has become clear that alot of New Zealanders are delusional. It seems the hate for Hillary Clinton has caused many people to believe Trump is some symbol of hope. I’ve noticed a string of sexist comments about women from his supporters here in New Zealand after… Continue reading Trump effect has brought the outdated opinions to life here in New Zealand

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Have you been paying for this?

Palm trees are grown commercially in tropical countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria and Columbia.  They are grown primarily for the bunches of palm fruit which are in turn processed to yield palm oil from the flesh, palm kernel oil from the kernel and by-products such as palm kernel meal.  The majority of the oil is… Continue reading Have you been paying for this?

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Cosmetics and personal care- Guiltless shopping list

Cosmetics & personal care:  Methods of testing cosmetics on animals include many different tests that are categorized differently based on which areas the cosmetics will be used for. Draize test: This is a method of testing that may cause irritation or corrosion to the skin or eye on animals (e.g. Draize test), dermal sensitization, airway… Continue reading Cosmetics and personal care- Guiltless shopping list

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“What If I told you that you can care about more than one issue at a time”

Online and offline you will find people that critique society changing movements. This is fine. Honest Dialogue is needed for anything to truly be accepted as ‘normal’. The problem however is when you take those critiques and compare it to worse or equal tragedy. I recently read an article by someone who made an outrageous… Continue reading “What If I told you that you can care about more than one issue at a time”

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You can’t truly care about the environment until you give up the steak.

You may think you live on a planet, but really you live on a gigantic farm, one occasionally broken up by cities, forests and the oceans. Some 40% of the world’s land surface is used for the purposes of keeping all 8 billion of us fed — albeit some of us, of course, more than… Continue reading You can’t truly care about the environment until you give up the steak.