Knowing Freya, part 12: Freya and Ragnarök

Ragnarök, Old Norse for ‘the Doom of the Gods’. Undoubtedly the most famous event described in Norse mythology. Even people who know close to nothing about Norse Polytheism have heard about this great apocalypse. Described primarily in the Eddic poem Völuspa, Ragnarök is a series of cataclysmic events that leads to the death of manyFortsätt läsa ”Knowing Freya, part 12: Freya and Ragnarök”

Son of Jord and Njord

Yesterday I bought a soap with scent of the seaIt’s got real pieces of kelp in it and it feels like such luxury. Today the sun shines and the cherry trees blossom above me,as I lay in the park,the one by the playground,below that hill where the drug dealers sit in a old broken sofaFortsätt läsa ”Son of Jord and Njord”

A Song for Sunna

I went and had another walk by the sea today. The sun was already low when I came to the shore at around 2 p.m. and soon I found myself whispering an improvised tune to Sunna. Later, I wrote the words down and added a few extra verses. The poem is in Swedish, which isFortsätt läsa ”A Song for Sunna”

Eco-Friday: US Republicans form conservative climate caucus

American conservatives have long been leading in climate change denial but a small group of Republicans have now formed a group to tackle the climate crisis. Could this be a step in the right direction? Well, maybe not. The group, headed by Utah representative John Curtis, is against ”radical progressive” solutions like taxing carbon emissionsFortsätt läsa ”Eco-Friday: US Republicans form conservative climate caucus”

Eco-Friday: Turning plastic into food??

It’s no secret the world has a plastic pollution problem. The oceans are filled with it and more than 380 millions of tonnes are still being manufactured every year. But the question is not just how do we stop using so much plastic and how do we get in all out the seas but also:Fortsätt läsa ”Eco-Friday: Turning plastic into food??”

It’s World Environment Day! Here’s one of the easiest ways to help the Earth.

There wasn’t a Eco-Friday post yesterday and there might not be for a while. I got a new internship at a café this week and it’s pretty hectic Monday through Friday. In the near future, I’ll probably only post on weekends. Then maybe more often, depending on what happens. I’ll still be posting about environmentFortsätt läsa ”It’s World Environment Day! Here’s one of the easiest ways to help the Earth.”

Eco-Friday: some good news for the Earth

With all the pollution and global warming happening, it’s easy to loose hope and think that there is no point in fighting for the Earth anymore. But activism does give results if you don’t give up, as has been shown time and time again throughout history. On Wednesday, a historic climate victory happened in theFortsätt läsa ”Eco-Friday: some good news for the Earth”

Eco-Friday: help the Earth and save money with this cleaning tool

Recently I realised I needed to freshen up my couch. In the three years since I moved into my apartment, I’d vacuumed it plenty of times but never gave it a deeper cleaning. After seeing someone use a steam cleaner in a video on social media, I thought that this would be a great toolFortsätt läsa ”Eco-Friday: help the Earth and save money with this cleaning tool”

Eco Friday: Good-bye shampoo bottles

Today I’m starting a new series of posts that will focus on environmental issues, news and how to live a more eco-friendly life. My plan is to post on Fridays, although I can’t promise it will be every single week. The next few posts will be about simple tips to reduce plastic waste. With theFortsätt läsa ”Eco Friday: Good-bye shampoo bottles”

Animal agriculture’s negative impact on the environment might have been greatly underestimated, new study shows

It is becoming clearer each day that to stop climate change, we will have to stop treating nature and other species as resources to exploit. Humanity will have to be humble enough to recognise that we are part of the natural world, not its lord. Animal Agriculture Responsible For 87% Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, FindsFortsätt läsa ”Animal agriculture’s negative impact on the environment might have been greatly underestimated, new study shows”

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