Work Area: Environment

Stopping the illegal ivory trade

A recent news piece that caught my eye was the announcement that Hong Kong has taken a significant step forward in aiding international conservation, by phasing out domestic ivory trade by 2021, and increasing the maximum penalty for wildlife crimes to ten years. Elephant poaching is a severe issue, and one that is increasingly facing […]

The importance of charity in different religions

Living in the UK as one of the world’s most charitable countries I have often wondered what makes people give. Our culture is not so different from other European neighbours, yet our charitable giving is higher. The UK, Ireland and the Netherlands are Europe’s most charitable countries, with the UK coming in at number 11 […]

Environmental Charities and Non-Profits: What Can They Achieve?

President Trump’s decision to bring America out of the Paris Climate Agreement sent shockwaves throughout the world.[1] The decision compounds the growing environmental concerns that worry many global citizens and governments who are concerned by the levels of environmental destruction and climate change. On a daily basis, 134m metric tons of greenhouse gases are emitted […]