Jo Wilkinson

Ehemalige*r Mitarbeiter*in / Former team member

Articles by Jo

Thinking Outside of the Candy Box

Oh, Halloween. It's the one day of the year you can dose yourself in fake blood, don a few bursting warts, and make yourself sick on candy. It's win-win...kind of. Unfortunately, when you get older, you realise it's not all fun and games. Wrapped up in all this spooky festivity is a very simple fact: Halloween isn't so green.

Goodbye Styrofoam, Hello,..mushrooms?

What can you cook with and also use as packaging? Surprisingly, it’s mushrooms.

Rising Sea Levels = Rising Level of Concern

Global sea levels are rising, and yesterday’s video of melting glaciers in western Greenland is a stunning (albeit scary) example of its cause. Climate change isn’t going anywhere unless we act, and until we do, researchers will find new ways to demonstrate the damage happening every day. Here’s a recent study that spans over two decades.

Jose Mesa

Green Island

An island that wasn’t even on the map in ancient times is now setting the precedent for today’s and future civilizations. El Hierro, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, is the first island on the globe to run on 100 percent renewable energy.

Scanning with Shrimp Eyes

Smartphones may literally save lives in the future, thanks to recent research findings at the University of Queensland in Australia.


The Severn Project: Grown by Hand

A farm in south-west England gives its workers a new lease on life.

Climate Change and Bird Populations

Have you ever seen a bald eagle? You might be running out of time according to a seven year report released by The National Audubon Society.

Top Sustainable Seafood Apps

We've written a lot in the past about our global consumption of fish outpacing natural production. Now more than ever, it's time to make smart decisions about what we eat. See how you can make a difference with these three apps dedicated to sustainable seafood consumption.

Soylar Panels

Can I have some solar power with my soy milk, please?