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June 2021

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"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." - Robert Swan

by Sam Collins Oceano Azul Foundation

Your voice can make a difference.

Motivate governments and businesses to take the bold, fair actions required to set the ocean on a course to recovery.

The Beauty and Power of Art

Saving Lives

Take Action has initiated an art auction to fight hunger in unison with the prominent

Tajan Auction House in Paris, hosting the event.  


The October 2021 auction will have a collection of art pieces donated by students, emerging talent and renowned artists.  Funds raised through the auction will be donated to the

World Food Programme.


The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. 


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."


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"Peace does not just mean to stop wars, but also to stop oppression and injustice."

Interview with

Tawakkol Karman

2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and

human rights activist.


"If not us, who?  If not now, when?"

John F. Kennedy

Where's the Love - Blacked Eyed Peas

18th of June, 2021

Ethiopia braces itself for nation's first attempt at free and fair elections

North Korean leader Kim Jong preparing 'dialogue and confrontation' with US

US court blocks child slavery lawsuit concerning choclate farming

Bear shot dead after rampage through Sapporo in Japan

Amanda Gorman Recites 'The Hill We Climb' 
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by David DeBatto



China’s Uighur Muslims

by Alessandro Ractliffe

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Interviewer: Elena Gebhard 

Exploring the limits of growth

The 2020 pandemic has made crystal-clear the close links among massive exploitation of natural resources, environment deterioration and health insecurity. At the same time, its patterns of diffusion and its social impact have been largely shaped by present economic and social inequality. As a result, poverty rates, economic insecurity and unemployment have been dramatically rising all over the world. According to the UN Sustainable Development Report, by July 70 million people had fallen below the international poverty line. This short essay tries to explore some possible links between environment, inequality and growth, which may render most Sustainable Development Goals very hard to be achieved.

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by Sebastiano Nerozzi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Giorgio Ricchiuti, Università degli Studi di Firenze 


By Will Novosedlik

The Remarkable and Vibrant Portraits by artist 


 UFFIZI - Renaissance Now

by Vittorio Zappa

When everything is connected to everything else, for better or worse, everything matters.

Bruce Mau

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Schooling in a post Covid world.

Ted Spear, ​Ph.D.  

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By Kor O’Connell Modern Languages student at the University of Tuscia - Italy

Looking for something light-hearted? A bit of entertainment to distract you from thoughts of disease and decay? A cuddly romance film that’ll take your mind off the looming spectre of death and doom infesting every corner of our public consciousness?


Well then steer clear of “Supernova”, the feel-bad film of the year! It’s got the whole kit and caboodle: dementia, ageing gay couples, acclaimed actors, tear-streaked confessions, a delicate violin score by Keaton Henson. In other words, an automatic Academy Award contender.


Believe in your own ability to inspire and create change

Community Service

Serve the City


Get involved

We are developing programmes and opportunities for you to get involved in ways that will enhance your skills and talents while empowering you to make a difference.  

Whether you are already making an impact in your community or looking for a place to start, we invite you to dive in and join us.  

Be part of the change and TAKE ACTION.


Join us and volunteer at events, gatherings, and other TAKE ACTION happenings.


Join the ongoing conversation that’s shaping our work.


Learn about the TAKE ACTION internship programmes and opportunities.


February, 2022

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We need the Ocean and now the ocean needs us

Serve the City Lisbon Campaign

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TAKE ACTION online Talks

Powerful talks that inspire and motivate action.

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Illustration by Lorenzo Bejarano

Alexandre von Hornstein


PPE Student at the University of York

A heartfelt thank you to our contributors, for all your input and support.

Vittorio Zappa


PPE Student at the University of York