Why and how to reduce your meat consumption

If we want to protect our planet, our health and the well-being of people and animals, we need to drastically reduce our meat consumption.   Meat is an important part of heritage and identity. It is the cultural foundation of many communities around the world. But with the rise of the global middle class, societies […]

Why are Coral Reefs Important and How Can We Protect Them?

Coral reefs are to our oceans’ ecosystem. Let’s start with the basics: what are coral reefs? Put simply, they are underwater structures that are made up of corals, which are made up of small, living organisms called polyps. Coral reefs have many benefits: they can protect coastlines from the harmful effects of tropical storms and […]

Greenwashing: How To Spot And Avoid It

What Is Greenwashing? Greenwashing is the process of conveying a false impression or providing misleading information about how a company’s products are environmentally sound. It is essentially the practice of making brands appear more sustainable than they actually are. One of the ways they do so is by diverting the customer’s attention away from a […]

Breaking Up With Our Plastic Addiction: Why And How?

Pollution, climate change and environmental damage have become important concerns in our everyday lives. More and more of us are becoming increasingly aware of our impact on the planet we live on. However, there is a product that provides everyday convenience, but causes great environmental problems: plastic. Plastics, or disposable plastics (as the name suggests), […]

Is Bamboo a Sustainable Option or a Means of Greenwashing?

Bamboo, nicknamed the “wonder plant”, is a type of grass which is native to tropical regions. One thing that makes bamboo so special is its unique ability to grow and regrow at an extremely fast pace: even up to 4 feet per day! Bamboo also has antioxidant properties, which can prevent bacterial growth and be […]

How Can Technology Drive People To A More Sustainable Behavior

Technology is fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and relate to the external world. Nowadays, the advent of new technologies has the potential to transform environmental protection. Currently, civilization faces different challenges so technology can play a crucial role in decoupling development, whether it is for an eco-friendly lifestyle or combating the climate crisis. […]

How To Introduce Sustainability To Children

We are becoming increasingly aware of the impact we have on the planet. It is important to make sure that we are not only making changes in our lifestyle to care for the planet, but as adults, it is also our responsibility to teach children about sustainability from an early age. Talking about sustainability with […]

Ways To Avoid Microplastics

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What are microplastics? Microplastics, as the name implies, are tiny plastic particles. They are defined as plastics less than five millimetres (0.2 inches) in diameter. Plastic is the most prevalent type of marine remainder found in the ocean and lakes. They can come in all shapes and sizes and are about the size of a […]

5 Replacements To Everyday Single-Use Plastics

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What Is Single-use Plastic? Put simply, single-use plastics are goods that are made primarily from fossil fuel-based chemicals and are meant to be disposed of immediately after use. Single-use plastic pollution is one of the most significant problems our world is currently facing. Single-use plastics are a massive part of our day-to-day lives, but their […]

Public Transport: Why More People Should Be Using It

Public transport is an essential part of people’s everyday lives. Trains and subways get us where we need and want to go, buses provide critical rail gaps and whisk us away, and trams provide the ground-level transport we require, usually without diving underground or lifting into the sky. Billions of people worldwide make regular use […]