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Archive Perspectives: Earth Day

Earth Day 2022 is here 🌎

The annual event celebrates our wonderful planet and encourages everybody to be more environmentally friendly. This year’s theme is #InvestInOurPlanet, with a focus on changing the business climate, the political climate and the environmental climate to preserve and protect our health, our families and our livelihoods.

Some astonishing figures 👇

  • 1970: The year that the world’s first Earth Day took place 🌟
  • 1 billion: Number of individuals who are involved with
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Archive Perspectives: Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society, observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987.

To commemorate the end of this celebration, we’ve selected three articles from the ‘History of Feminism’ section on the new Feminism & Gender Equality Digital Resource Page, launched on International Women’s Day 2022.

‘A Women’s Place’ BBC History Revealed (December 2014)

The end of World War I saw a renewed … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: Halloween

“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble.” (Macbeth: William Shakespeare) 🔥 🧙‍♀️

Feeling spooky yet? Halloween is upon us, and with it the pumpkins, trick n’ treating and frightfully ghoulish outfits 🎃

To celebrate the creepiest day of the year, we’ve picked out four terrifying articles from the digital archives of some of our publishing partners. Read at your peril!

Sainsbury’s Magazine ‘Hubble Bubble’  –  October 2016 

Creepy crackers and ‘freakamole’, anyone? 👻

The October 2016 issue … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on the 10th October every year. This year’s theme, set by the World Federation For Mental Health (WFMH), is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted inequalities due to race, sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as further widening the wealth gap. Such inequalities have had a huge impact on people’s mental health. According to the WFMH, between 75% to 95% of people with … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by animal behaviourist and philanthropist Colleen Paige, and takes place twice a year on February 22nd and September 4th 🐾

Its mission is to “bring awareness of endangered animals nationally as well as globally, that need to be preserved and rescued from their demise each year, but also to acknowledge zoos and outstanding animal sanctuaries globally for everything they do to help preserve this planet’s animals and educate the public about conservation — … Keep Reading

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