MMiEEP goes international… Period!

We recently collaborated with Amsterdam-based magazine, ‘Period!’ in order to promote MMiEEP to a wider audience, and get more people talking about menstruation. Check out Period! magazine to read our post, and have a look at the great content they publish!  

Well what do I do with a tampon in Antarctica?

Written by Elena Holmes. A participant in one of our Managing Menstruation in Extreme Environments focus groups told me she wondered when faced with the prospect of undertaking a particularly exciting expedition, ‘what do I do with a tampon in Antarctica?’ The focus group discussed a wealth of ideas surrounding menstruation in adventure, but later…

Top tips for making your period more sustainable

I don’t know about you, but the thing that really ruins an adventure for me is the sight of plastic litter in places that it really shouldn’t be. There are an estimated 2 billion menstruating humans on the planet today, and collectively we are responsible for dumping over 12 billion disposable sanitary pads and 7…

Why men care about menstruation.

By Elena Holmes Around fifty-per cent of the world’s population is female, which means, taking into account menstruation ages and frequencies, that there could be around 334 million women menstruating at any given time. What we can conclude from this, then, is that a huge number of humans on this planet experience menstruation. On average,…

Menstrual Myth-Busting: Do Sharks Love the Ladies?

Written By Elena Holmes More to the point – will swimming with your Aunt Flo, when on the rag, surfing the crimson tide, when having the painters in, with your cousin Red (etcetera), make you more likely to be eaten during shark week? Common myth suggests that sharks, whose apparent and oft-repeated superpower is their…