Can you really cancel out the impact of flying with carbon offsetting?

By now, most of us know that we should be trying to fly less. Travelling by aeroplane accounts for 2% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, and those 39.4 million annual flights pump out toxic nitrogen oxide, cancer-causing exhaust particulates and carbon dioxide; the latter of which absorbs heat and re-emits it back to earth.  

But for most people – with beloved friends and family often spread across the globe – completely quitting on flying is unlikely to be an option. So what can we do to reduce the impact of our aviation travel?

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5 sustainable food talks you can watch for free at Abergavenny Food Festival 2019

The 21st edition of Abergavenny Food Festival takes place across the Monmouthshire market town this weekend (21st & 22nd September), promising a packed schedule of feasts, forages, tasting workshops, chef demos, markets – and loads more. 

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Review: An Afternoon on the River with Canoe the Wye

It was Pete’s 32nd birthday at the beginning of August, and since we’ve been together, we always take a day off work to do something fun on our birthdays. This year he decided he wanted to take a half day canoeing trip down the River Wye, which proved to be an amazing way to take in some really breathtaking views.

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Review: DIY B&B at The Reading Room, Carmarthenshire

Tucked away in the rafters of a 19th Century rambling stone barn, The Reading Room offers secluded relaxation, rustic luxury and breathtaking mountain views – all just over an hour’s drive from Cardiff.

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