One of the most exciting things about growing a green economy is the creativity and innovation that it inspires.
From philosophers to entrepreneurs, modern day poets to historical writers, trees have long been a subject of interest and a topic of discussion.
When we surround ourselves with Nature, something shifts from within. A sense of calm washes over us, and things begin to slow down.
Trees play an essential part in our daily lives. They give us many things; from oxygen to clean water, and endless benefits in between. Perhaps that is why it’s a good idea to teach young minds about how amazing they are, and the importance of planting them every year.
When you plant a tree with us, your dollar goes a long way. Those four quarters are divided up among many hands, making this collaborative effort a good investment in the Earth and the economy.
Are you ready to join the One Tree Planted Reforestation Movement?
The 2016 Summer Olympics have come and gone. While the metal count and winning teams will be talked about for weeks to come, an important message on the environment will hopefully continue to be heard across the globe well into the future.
Forest fires are both naturally occurring, and human-caused. Indonesia - a country about one fifth the size of the United States located in Southeast Asia – sees its fair share of fires on an annual basis. The impact is large, and it can be felt across the globe.
Climate change is being felt in many different ways. Drought, is undeniably one of them. The temperature on Earth is rising, and rain that is heavily depended upon, is scarce.
Forests are vital to the Earth’s ecosystem. Home to a wide variety of plant and animal species, the sustainable management of these lands is an important solution when it comes to acting on climate change.
If you’re setting forth to say “I do” any time soon, you most likely have done a little bit of research about weddings.
Last week there were headlines in the news about an important discovery. Scientists, researchers, and environmental experts came together to present their findings of approximately 12,000 tree species identified in the Amazon Rainforest.
While it’s understandable that there is a lot to grasp when it comes to carbon, it’s important that we begin to familiarize ourselves with the topic, and not shy away from it.
Every time I hear news of a forest fire, my heart drops. I immediately think about everything that can be impacted by this one event.
A tree has so many benefits on its own – even just one tree planted can make a big impact to the global ecosystem. What about when we get many of them together, you know, like in a forest?
Take a deep breath in….and now slowly exhale. Going back to your breathing can be an excellent technique to relax and center yourself.
As this word becomes further integrated into our daily vocabulary, it’s important to make sure that we are all on the same page.
The word sustainability is new to some, perhaps even perceived as a buzzword – a word that comes and goes from people’s vocabulary depending on what’s trending.
“It all comes down to money” is something I hear often. Yes, financial sustainability is important. However, it isn’t the only variable in the equation.
Since a large percentage of the population in many countries are urban dwellers, it is important to bring green space to city centers.
For over ten years now I’ve been actively engaged in sustainability and environmentally conscious movements. A series of moments woke me up, and I became aware that I can make a difference on this planet.