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10 Screen-Free Activities For Kids Stuck At Home During Coronavirus

3 Mins Read Half a billion children are now being kept at home and away from schools in order to maintain social distance with others and help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Just like adults, many young children, tweens and teens have resorted to staring at our digital screens to pass time at home. As wonderful technology […]

Green Queen: 10 Things I Hope Will Change After The Coronavirus

8 Mins Read The coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe has completely changed our daily reality. According to the latest data, two billion people on the planet are now on lock-down. Which means they have to work from home, are isolated from friends, family and colleagues, are unable to perform basic daily tasks. This has fundamentally changed […]

Coronavirus Socialising: 5 Apps To Connect With Others Remotely

3 Mins Read Most of us are practicing social distancing, or may be self-quarantining or isolating due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is changing how we interact with others, and has transformed the importance of online tools to help us keep connected with our family and friends while we stay at home. Here are some apps, plug-ins, and […]

10 Feel Good News Headlines Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

3 Mins Read It’s easy to feel bogged down by the depressing stories dominating the news headlines during the coronavirus pandemic. While it is undoubtedly an upsetting time for many of us, it is still important to stay positive that the world will get through this crisis. If you’re struggling to stay optimistic, here are some incredible stories […]

How To Cope With Coronavirus-Induced Anxiety

6 Mins Read We are in the midst of a global pandemic, which can be a very stressful experience for people. Fear, anxiety and worries about Covid-19 may be overwhelming and even induce strong emotions from everyone – children, adults and elderly. While being concerned about the disease in a time of global crisis is normal, finding ways […]

Water Stress Poses Greater Health & Environmental Risk Than Coronavirus, Says UN

3 Mins Read According to the new World Water Development report by the United Nations, poor water infrastructure is putting countries at a bigger risk than the coronavirus pandemic with over half of the global population currently lacking access to safely managed water sanitation. Experts pointed to the underfunding of water infrastructure as not only a public health […]

BREAKING: WHO Declares Coronavirus Global Pandemic

3 Mins Read The United Nations health agency, the World Health Organisation (WHO), has just declared the Covid-19 coronavirus a pandemic in an announcement on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference in Geneva, the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that countries must “double down” on efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus.  On Wednesday, the WHO […]

Trend Forecaster Li Edelkoort: Coronavirus Offers Planet Chance For Restart

3 Mins Read The coronavirus outbreak, now declared a global pandemic, will eventually enable humanity to reset its values for the benefit of the planet, said top trend forecaster Li Edelkoort. In an interview with Dezeen, Edelkoort said that the coronavirus is now causing a “quarantine of consumption” that will usher in a “better system” for the environment […]