Exploring Regenerative agriculture with Dan Hunter and our favorite teen heartthrob
Staiy explores regenerative agriculture through the eyes of Dan Hunter, featured on Netflix’s second season of Down to Earth, and explains why regenerative agriculture matters now more than ever.
SLAY: Rebecca Cappelli talks about the documentary that gets under fashion’s skin
This week, we interviewed independent filmmaker Rebecca Cappelli about her 2022 documentary SLAY. She gave us the opportunity to delve into some details surrounding the film, which goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to investigate fur, leather and wool, greenwashing and the impact of brands using animal skins on people, planet and animals.
No river is wide enough: Gary Bencheghib’s journey as a water warrior
Gary Bencheghib was just 14 when he began his battle with marine plastic pollution. His path to being Bali’s River Man meanders through Paris, Bali, New York and West Java. Read on to discover more about the inspiring work of the young activist and filmmaker.
Jane Goodall: redefining what it means to be humans
Ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall redefined what it means to be human and set the standard for how behavioral studies are conducted through her work with wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.
Tatiana Espinosa: fighting against deforestation
From Madre de Dios, forestry engineer Tatiana Espinosa leads the protection of the last Shihuahuacos, which are coveted for their hardwood. With her work, she tries to prevent a thousand-year-old tree from the Amazon from becoming extinct in the form of parquet, furniture and charcoal.
Carmen Bouyer: using art to harmonize cities with nature
Ecological artist, educator and curator, Carmen Bouyer, shares with us her dedication to building poetic, ecocentric collaborative experiences in cities. Read on to unearth her analysis of how urbanized societies can better harmonize with nature.
Samantha Cristoforetti: inspiring women from space
Meet Samantha Cristoforetti, the first European femal commander of ISS and only the third woman in the world to have spent time on a space station. Her latest career achievement is essential to revert the number of women employed in the international space industry, that represents just 20-22 percent of the workforce.
Amanda Gorman: taking activism to the next level
Described as the youngest inaugural poet in American history, Amanda Gorman is taking activism to the next level, addressing relevant issues in front of big audiences through an attractive sought-after form of art.
Capitalism: the only mountain that Yvon Chouinard would never climb
Under the slogan “Earth is now our only shareholder,” Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard has donated his brand to fight the climate crisis. If we have any hope of a thriving planet—much less a business—it is going to take all of us doing what we can with the resources we have, and he demonstrated that there’s a lot we can do.
What school won't teach you: Céline Semaan, digital literacy and activism
Meet Céline Semaan, a Lebanese-Canadian researcher, designer and founder of Slow Factory, a non-profit that works with companies to develop actionable and tailored solutions for a wide range of climate-related issues, alongside science and post-colonial theory at the forefront of her work.
Fighting alongside sharks: Ocean Ramsey
Under the common saying “we will only protect what we love. And we will only protect what we understand”, Ocean Ramsey is presented to us as a veritable mermaid who spends much of her time underwater, doing research and advocacy for protecting sharks, the gentle stewards of ocean abundance.
Why we need positive leadership
In challenging times, we often feel lost and confused. What we need to face big issues is people that can inspire us, people that actively bring us towards solutions, and that spread hope. Positive leadership is at the core.
Turning heads and hearts through fashion with Eugenia Longo
Many people believe hair is a woman’s best accessory. For Instagram influencer Eugenia Longo, her head is her best accessory for a different reason. Here is how Longo uses her brains and beauty to bring awareness to alopecia while promoting sustainable fashion.
Building Kindergartens in South Africa with Philipp Suchy, Founder of NGO Kleenvrygeestes
Learn about building kindergartens in South Africa with Philipp Suchy, the founder of Kleenvrygeeste, an NGO working to provide children with kindergartens and increase their education opportunities.
Explore Amanda Djerf’s surf and yoga retreat, Bonanza Collective
Amanda Djerf is an influencer and the co-founder of Bonanza Collective, a unique surf and yoga retreat company. With her energizing sense of fashion and inspiring background, she continues to intrigue her audience.