GBox Sustainability Prize Entry: An unexpected day at the green circle

This winning entry is written by Naba Batool from the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore. Naba has won GBox Sustainability Prize under Sustainable Writing Competition arranged in colloboration with EPS Times at GC University Lahore. A warm sunny day, it was. Shayan got up early in the morning. After brushing his teeth, heContinue reading “GBox Sustainability Prize Entry: An unexpected day at the green circle”

#Voice: 8 ways to cut waste from our lives by Amna Haq

#Voice is GBox’s community content platform. This article has been written by a young environmentalist, Amna Haq. Amna is a third year BSc Environmental Sciences student at Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She wishes to bring about the environmental steward in herself and at least one more person during her graduate studies. More power to suchContinue reading “#Voice: 8 ways to cut waste from our lives by Amna Haq”

Winter is coming! A Sad Irony according to Jon Snow

“Winter is coming” may be the tagline for HBO’s Game of Thrones, but the actor who plays Jon Snow finds it “terrifying” that where they film, ice is vanishing. The award-winning HBO fantasy — which Time magazine calls “the biggest and most popular show in the world” — has its seventh season premiere July 16. Time interviewed actor KitContinue reading “Winter is coming! A Sad Irony according to Jon Snow”

Children Who Play Outdoors Are More Likely To Protect Nature As Adults

Want to protect nature, curb pollution, and slow climate change? It is as easy as telling your children to go play outdoors according to a study from the University of British Columbia. Trevor Nace observes for Forbes. //  

Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?

Eleven years after the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth laid out Al Gore’s urgent screed on the looming perils of global warming, the self-described “recovering politician” is back for a regrettably necessary follow-up, speaking to current leaders about the alarming environmental threats facing us all while, more constructively, offering pointers to sustainability. Everything said here isContinue reading “Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?”

Our favourite ‘green’ kid movies

David Whitley, a lecturer at Cambridge University says that Disney’s films have helped generations of children develop “a critical awareness of contested environmental issues” since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released in 1937. Bambi, Baloo, the bear from The Jungle Book, and the clownfish in Finding Nemo are some of our favourite greenContinue reading “Our favourite ‘green’ kid movies”