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  • Beverley Morel

Eco-anxiety Is Real

Eco-anxiety (short for ecological anxiety and also known as eco-distress or climate-anxiety) is defined as "a chronic fear of environmental doom".

For many people this particular anxiety disorder seriously impacts not only their life, but also that of their family and friends.


eco-anxiety is defined as a chronic fear of environmental doom. What can we do to help?

Eco-anxiety is a sign that we are beginning to recognize the severity of the environmental crisis we are facing. It is a call to action, urging us to take responsibility for our actions and work towards a more sustainable future.

– Dr. Sylvia Earle, Marine Biologist & Oceanographer


What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. Mild levels of anxiety can be beneficial in some situations. It can alert us to dangers and help us prepare and pay attention. Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness or anxiousness and involve excessive fear or anxiety.

Anxiety disorders are the most common of mental disorders and affect nearly 30% of adults at some point in their lives.


Each individual is responsible for their own health, so hopefully this article will give some positiveness to show things are getting better too. There are so many good works going on.


Innovation and Green Breakthroughs

In 2022, Euronews reporters kept track of all the positive environmental news throughout the year. There were well over 100 stories of eco-innovation, green breakthroughs and climate wins. In this latest, recently updated article there are more positive things happening in 2023 and hopefully gaining momentum as we rush towards 2024.



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