Our favourite famous activists

As we close the chapter to our month of focusing on film and literature we thought it might be nice to celebrate eco warriors in the limelight. These may be film stars, TV personalities or singers, who are all working towards the same goal as us here at E.C.O. These are people who are working in active service to protect our planet from degradation and destruction. Using their position in society to amplify their voice and increase awareness is a necessary step to ensure the message of our climate crisis is reaching as many people as possible.

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Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week cereal and snack giant, Kellogg’s, commits to removing palm oil by 2025, 25% of tweets supporting Trump’s climate denial were written by bots, coral bleaching in GBR are estimated to reach all time high, activists in the UK referred to anti-radicalisation programmes and finally, some good news! Blue whale abundance seems to be on the rise in South Georgia with 55 sightings.

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Quick vegan: The best guacamole

It is hard to not be in the mood for guac and tortilla chips. Guacamole is often sold in plastic tubs which cannot be recycled in some areas, or are not washed after use and contaminate a whole recycling batch. Forget the plastic and make your own guacamole at home. It can be made in less than 10 minutes (and eaten in five!) so is great for making as soon as your guests arrive or just before you press ‘play’ at a movie night.

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Environmental documentaries to watch

Sometimes it can be challenging to hear about the state of the planet and it’s often even harder to read about it, but there are lots of environmental documentaries out there which make watching more manageable and focus on solutions rather than just the problems.

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Weekly E.C.O. news round up

We hope you’re having a great weekend despite the weather! Here’s our round up of the biggest environmental news stories from the last 7 days.

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Quick recipe: Mexican enchilada sauce

This sauce is super versatile and can be used in virtually any Mexican recipe including fajitas, enchiladas, burritos and Mexican pasta. The best thing about this recipe is you can adjust the spice depending on your taste.

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An interview with Julian Hoffman on 'Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places'

This month at E.C.O. we shining a spotlight on eco Film and Literature and are lucky enough to have interviewed a dear friend and author, Julian Hoffman. Two years after I met Julian in Indonesia, Julian, my boyfriend and I met in London in an old bank which has now been converted into a pub. After an amazing few hours of drink, food and environmental chit chat we had put the world to rights (we are awaiting our Nobel Peace Prize), and he kindly offered to spare his time for an interview via Skype which we are extremely grateful for!

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Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the Earth’s largest iceberg is headed for the open ocean, the EU are pressured to introduce a meat tax, vegan guidelines are confirmed for UK fashion industry, children are taking climate action into their own hands at school and A-list celebrities back Cara Delevigne’s climate initiative.

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BOSH! – the ultimate vegan cookbook

Changing your diet to cut down or cut out meat doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on taste and flavour. BOSH! has the most flavoursome vegan options out there and this article features our favourite recipes including the ultimate chilli, cauliflower buffalo wings, sticky toffee pudding, bangers in blankets and curry house jalfrezi.

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Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

This week has seen Coronavirus be declared a global health emergency by the WHO, the UK leave the European Union, and Katie Hopkins get trolled into attending a fake awards ceremony in Prague. In environmental news…

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