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How to Host a Sustainable Wedding

Did you know that the average wedding produces more than 400 pounds of garbage? Annually, weddings in the U.S. contribute to releasing more than 63 tons of CO2, so it’s fair to say that the wedding industry has a waste problem. The good news is that eco-conscious couples are taking notice

Saving the Arctic

Saving the Arctic

Tabitha Freeman The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a

For Thought: Hope for The Planet

Can we save the world from the effects of climate change? Is it too late? Is there any cause for optimism? These were the central questions addressed by a panel of experts in a new talk series at the Sydney Opera House on Monday night. The event — presented in partnership

The Superpowers of Trees

We've all learnt about the one superpower that all trees have - converting carbon dioxide to oxygen and helping life on earth tick along in the process. But, trees contribute to our ecosystem in far more ways. Be it climate control, providing nutrition or acting as a habitat for millions,

Android: Go Green With These 5 Apps

There are many ways to show the earth some love — from recycling and gardening to simply appreciating the nature around you. These apps can help with all of the above and more — paving the way for greener, more eco-aware living. JouleBug Why we love this Greenify your life in a

Vegetarian Once a Week

Vegetarian Once a Week

By Hayli Harding Massive benefits found from a once a week regimen of vegetarianism There are numerous environmental, social and physical benefits that follow going meatless, even if you only do it once a week. The best day of the week to do so is Monday, since it’s the beginning of the

8 Ways to Save Water

8 Ways to Save Water

This gargantuan blue ball of a planet is jacketed in agua to the extent that its abundance is hard, nay impossible to miss.  However, "fresh" water is an entirely different matter, and its scarcity, while often underestimated, is very, very real. Only about 3% all water is fresh, and only about 1% of

Be an Eco-Friendly Car Owner

Be an Eco-Friendly Car Owner

With over a billion passenger cars on the streets, and nearly a third of greenhouse gas emissions in industrialized countries like the US being attributed to transportation, the facts and impact of motorized vehicles are undeniable. While many of us car owners can't afford to fork out a cool mint

Going Solar

Solar

By James Yasin Shell chose simply to pay a £29.4Mn fine, rather than clean up its operations. In addition to the wilful destruction of the earth perpetrated by corporations like Shell, we see year on year, accidental destruction of habitats and the beauty of the planet in spills like Deepwater Horizon, Exxon

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