Wherever you are in the world, you may be feeling the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, and you may be self-isolating as a measure to prevent and reduce the spread of the disease. This can take a toll on any person, so I want to share some tips on how I am practicing self-care while I abide by the social distancing recommendations in NYC. Let me know what you are doing to cope during this time!
Traditional and social media has painted #COVID19 to be dangerous and incite panic among the population, and as a result misinformation has led to a rise in panic-buying, experimenting with false cures, and anti-Asian racism. The best advice is to not panic and follow the CDC and WHO on basic hygiene practices that will help protect you and reduce your chances of getting sick.
If your organization needs some help going green, here are five ways that you can foster sustainability practices and norms in your office. #PlasticFreeJuly #beatplasticpollution #sustainability #zerowaste
Today marks the first day of #PlasticFreeJuly, a global movement that encourages people around the world to ditch the single-use plastics for a month in efforts to curb plastic pollution. Will you join in on the challenge this month?
I presented my research, "Exploring the use of Moringa oleifera as a vegetable in Agua Caliente Nueva, Jalisco, Mexico" at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on Global Health Day 2018.
Lil Dicky and a whole bunch of artists and celebrities collaborated to release "Earth", where proceeds will go toward support a number of environmental organizations. Watch the video and share with your networks! #WeLoveTheEarth
Fast fashion makes people purchase clothes at an alarming rate, and causes some to get rid of their old clothes. Here are some ways to take care of this while keeping the planet in mind. #fastfashion #sustainability #environment #shopping
Following the #SchoolClimateStrike that took place earlier this March, students and climate activists are more energized to address #ClimateChange. Read more about one young woman who is leading the charge with the #ThisisZeroHour NYC Branch.
This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit
I'm really excited to hear that NYC opened its first zero waste grocery store in Bushwick, called Precycle, where you can shop for food items in bulk! Check out my post for more info 🙂