1 day ago

Amsterdam has a problem… a problem we wish more cities would have - there are too many bikes. Luckily the city ...

2 days ago

Drill holes for bees, bring reusable coffee cups, repair your clothes, make a five-year plan for your involvement, and create beauty ...

3 days ago

Each of these monarch butterflies has just completed an extraordinary feat for the first and last time. Every autumn, millions of monarchs ...

6 days ago

@marioncotillard, one of the biggest actresses (Inception, The Dark Night Rises, Joan of Arc) of our time, not only lends her ...

23 Jan

“Circularity starts with awareness,” says @mariettehoitink, sharing her thoughts on the topic in the run up to our Behind the Scenes ...

21 Jan

We celebrated #MLK’s birthday with #MLKDay earlier this week. An inspiration to many, his voice for change inspired a more equitable ...

20 Jan

It’s a wonderful world out there 📸 @jordansteranka #foodforthought #climate #climateaction #climatechange #climatecrisis #climateemergency #ecosystemrestoration #environment #givebacktonature #lovetheplanet #natureisbeautiful #latestfrom5

18 Jan

Meet the Speakers for next Thursday’s circularity screening and panel discussion in Amsterdam. We’ll start with Behind the Scenes of Circularity, ...

17 Jan

Remember the ozone hole? That thing people used to worry about a lot back in the ‘80s and ‘90s? Well, as ...

17 Jan

Words of wisdom from The Greatest Today would have been @muhammadali's 81st birthday, and he was always one for razor-sharp remarks. An ...

14 Jan

This year we want to celebrate visual artists who are using their creativity to bring awareness to the climate and biodiversity ...

13 Jan

Screening: Behind the Scenes of Circularity & Panel Discussion A @waterbearnetwork production in partnership with the @ellenmacarthurfoundation goes behind the scenes with ...

13 Jan

When it comes to art and the environment, you don’t have to glue yourself to an artwork to raise awareness. Why ...

11 Jan

Why is this Portuguese farmer using trees to support his crops?? 🌳 Watch our Reel to find out! Video made by Signe ...

11 Jan

Less turns out to be more at this eco lodge on Egypt's Red Sea coast, a pioneer in making tourism regenerative. Check ...

08 Jan

The writer and academic Robert Macfarlane has celebrated nature and the outdoors in award-winning books including The Old Ways, The Lost ...

04 Jan

The way we build buildings has a big impact on our environment. But there are other ways to do it. Kathryn ...

03 Jan

The barn swallow (hirundo rustica) sure doesn’t waste time. Here’s a photo of one of them getting a drink of water ...

01 Jan

Take 5 and reset for a new year. Enjoy what we want to preserve while looking forward to a fresh year ahead. #take5 ...

28 Dec

Here's the last part of 5's roundup of the things we never knew we never knew. Head to the link in ...

26 Dec

What’s a perfect festive dessert that not only looks and tastes great, but also gets to grips with food waste? A classic ...

25 Dec

Take 5 and enjoy what we've accomplished together this year, with tons of inspiring solutions, changemakers and positive action. Looking forward ...

24 Dec

When legendary musician, artist and producer Brian Eno was invited to deliver this year’s Grantham Annual Lecture at Imperial College London, ...

22 Dec

Here's the second part of 5's roundup of the things we never knew we never knew. Head to the link in bio ...

21 Dec

The 5 team spends the whole year uncovering the most exciting stories in sustainability. Here's the first part of our collection ...

20 Dec

What better way to end the year than with a historic pact to preserve biodiversity? As part of the new deal, 190 ...

16 Dec

Got plans to make changes in the new year? We’d love to hear about them! Illustration: @claraduper #planet #climateaction #climatestrike #pollution #environmentalist ...

15 Dec

What is it about personal stories that’s so potent? Sustainability expert @greensolitaire reveals why sustainability and storytelling should go hand-in-hand, explaining ...

14 Dec

This year, let’s embrace who we are and find a sustainable gift that works with the way we’re wired. To learn more ...

13 Dec

We buy mountains of new stuff at this time of year. But there is another way. This year 5 is inviting ...

13 Dec

Plastic that isn't plastic, carbon buried in rocks, and a greenhouse in a box. These are some of the ideas that ...

12 Dec

Join us for a live conversation with @lilycole, model, actress and author of @whocares.wins Reasons for Optimism in Our Changing World. ...

11 Dec

There are many ways to gift sustainably this season, and we’d love to know which solutions you’ve come up with. Use ...

10 Dec

Few environmentalists speak with greater authority than Wanjira Mathai. As the Regional Director for Africa at the @worldresources, she has a ...

09 Dec

Real or artificial? 🧐 We checked out the environmental credentials of both options. 🎄 📸 Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images #christmas #christmastrees #firtrees ...

08 Dec

Don’t panic! Yes, giant insects have taken over Paris. But there’s no need to bow down to our new insect overlords ...

07 Dec

Join us for a live conversation with @paulrosolie, director of @junglekeepers and @tamanduaexpeditions. We’ll discuss how to focus and strengthen rainforest ...

06 Dec

With twinkling lights, copious decorations, jingly playlists, gingerbread lattes… things are starting to feel rather festive. But as we revel in ...

06 Dec

The Carbon Almanac has been doing the rounds in the 5 office over the last few weeks, and we highly recommend ...

05 Dec

Meet Brad Vanstone, the cheese-loving grandson of a UK dairy farmer, who went vegan for the planet, but couldn’t find a ...

04 Dec

Take 5 and notice nature Lucy, a 5 community member shared this video with us and we were so surprised by the ...

02 Dec

And the Color of the Year 2023 is… Viva Magenta! Colour gurus @Pantone are saying that the shade of in-your-face pinky purple they’ve ...

02 Dec

What is the best second-hand gift you ever received? We’re inviting our community to be part of the Great Gift Shift. It’s ...

01 Dec

As we head into the holiday season we’re proud to present… The Great Gift Shift. 
It’s a fresh take on giving with ...

30 Nov

During a career spanning 25 years, @mitty has photographed bowhead whales in the Arctic, sea turtles in the Galápagos and an ...

29 Nov

Come with us on a journey back in time for a closer look at the environmental threats that the world faced ...

28 Nov

What kinds of things will people be eating in the future? Who knows. But one thing's for sure: we can't go ...

27 Nov

Take 5 and look after yourself Make sure to take time to do some self-care. Come back rejuvenated to continue the fight ...

25 Nov

Feeling bombarded by Black Friday deals? Here’s a reminder of all the stuff you could be doing instead of buying yet ...

23 Nov

For a deep dive into the wondrous world beneath the waves, look no further than these winning images from the Ocean ...

22 Nov

Powerful stuff here from Philippine climate activist @mitzijonelle. She had so many great things to say when we met up with ...

22 Nov

5 Media joined @creatives_for_climate at their 2022 Summit, held at @equals.amsterdam, to support our shared mission to build a more sustainable ...

21 Nov

He’s only 16, but Belgian climate activist @benjaminvbr has already lost his close friend Rosa due to climate change. He was ...

20 Nov

Take 5 and eat your greens Make sure to take time to recharge and refuel. Take in the small moments of nature ...

18 Nov

Having made her motion picture debut in Harmony Korine and Larry Clark’s indie classic Kids, @rosariodawson is no stranger to the ...

18 Nov

Here’s your chance to meet five activists our joint editor @iamrobertbain spoke to at COP27. While they each have different focus ...

17 Nov

Last week marked Carl Sagan’s birthday. To celebrate, we thought we would pay homage to his 1985 address to the US Congress ...

16 Nov

Wondering what COP27 is all about?  Our joint editor @iamrobertbain is in Egypt and sets the scene, giving us a sense of ...

16 Nov

Meet Justin Cadelago (@justinwaslike) – an active member of the 5 community, here he shares his personal journey towards a more ...

15 Nov

France has done it again - approving a brilliant new bill to help power an energy revolution - even from parking ...

14 Nov

Here’s a sea slug that will put a smile on your face. With its fetching green grin, this is one of our ...

13 Nov

Take 5 and float Make sure to take time to relax and breathe. Enjoy the creatures of the world and experience what ...

12 Nov

No Music on a Dead Planet This is the message from @musicdeclares that @billieeilish performs with. As a true Gen Z iconoclast, ...

11 Nov

Concerts and festivals have a big environmental footprint. And guess what? Most of it comes from the fans, not the performers. ...

11 Nov

When does someone become a changemaker? That’s what we explore in ‘The Moment’, a series of short films where we zoom ...

11 Nov

This year's UN climate conference has made room for young people to be heard. Photos: UNFCC Main photo: Ugandan climate justice activist @vanessanakate1 ...

10 Nov

I know. We couldn't believe it either. This is how much single-use plastic the world really gets through. And how we ...

10 Nov

Find out how Danish farming collective @Andelsgaarde.dk is turning farming into a movement: inviting regular people to pitch in and help ...

09 Nov

Reframing the message - something for our leaders to remember at #cop27 #collectiveaction #ecowarrior #environmentalism #climateaction #climateemergency #climatejustice #positiveimpact #saveplanetearth #monumentvalley #latestfrom5 ...

08 Nov

Show me the money. That's the message for the world's richest, most CO2-emitting countries at this year's COP27 climate conference. Poorer countries, ...

06 Nov

Take 5 and get cozy Make sure to take time to relax and breathe. Enjoy the scenery and experience what we want ...

05 Nov

Last week, we, along with @miniature_cph, hosted a workshop for kids and parents to learn about bees at @trompenburg in Rotterdam. Children ...

05 Nov

Last month we had a live interview with @sethgodin. We discussed his latest book @klimaatalmanak. The Carbon Almanac is an absorbing collection ...

04 Nov

Make those lazy Sundays even lazier - let nature do its thing! Two weeks ago, we had the most talented intern, Edvin ...

04 Nov

@gretathunberg’s new book has everything you need to know to play your part in fighting the climate crisis. Find out more ...

03 Nov

These are the acts turning sustainability up to 11 🤘🤘🤘 Featuring @coldplay @billieeilish @novatwinsmusic @blackhoneyuk @massiveattackofficial @lukasgraham @jackjohnson @reverb_org @musicdeclares @asoundfuture 📸 ...

02 Nov

Introducing the urban bug startup breeding a new source of protein to feed farmed animals. 📸 Slide 1, 2, 3, 9: @david_vinter ...

02 Nov

Deep thoughts and learnings at @earthsessions.ie Hosted by @intersectionalenvironmentalist, Earth Sessions was a night of music, meditation and panel discussions.  We learned a ...

01 Nov

In a knife-edge election win over Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday, former leftist president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (@lulaoficial) paves the ...

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