Articles by Natasha Maria

Natasha is a Climate Campaigner, graphic designer and illustrator for Climate Save Movement. Currently finishing an MSc in Sustainable Food & Natural Resources, Natasha studies the impact of our food system on climate change, biodiversity and wider ecosystems. She works with groups to communicate the science behind climate change and how we can take empowering steps to build resilience in ever-uncertain times.

A Slow, Cruel Death: Scientists Condemn Proposals for World’s First Octopus Farm

April 5, 2023 Scientists have echoed calls to halt plans for the world’s first large-scale octopus farm after the shocking and cruel method for killing the animals was revealed by confidential documents shown to the BBC. Spanish multinational Nueva Pescanova plans ...

Latest IPCC Report Leaves No Room for Doubt: We Need a Plant Based Treaty Now

March 22, 2022 . A new report released in early March by the UN’s The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) leaves no doubt about the causes, impacts and solutions to the ongoing climate crisis. The report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, ...

Fish make art, enjoy cuddles, learn tricks and have long lasting friendships – it’s time to rethink how we treat them

June 24, 2021 . Floating cautiously near the sandy ocean floor, a small, glossy-eyed puffer fish surveys the seascape below him. In his eyes, this world is a blank canvas, and he’s ready to paint. Removing all pieces of broken ...

Seaspiracy Debunks 6 Fishy Myths about ‘Healthy’ and ‘Sustainable’ Seafood

April 29, 2021 . We’ve all seen the adverts; happy fish swimming around in a healthy-looking ocean before being carefully scooped up by a white-bearded captain and instantaneously becoming a crispy fish fillet. Such images have been permanently ingrained into ...

That Sinking Feeling: 5 Things I Learned From ‘Seaspiracy’

April 6, 2021 . Splashing onto our screens, Seaspiracy has quickly gone viral, entering the top ten on Netflix in several countries worldwide. The documentary offers a first of its kind look at the cold, cruel and environmentally devastating reality ...