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 you turn on the TV there is always a mix of fiction and non-fiction to choose from. To add to that selection – since the turn of the millennium – Reality TV has grown in popularity.
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.
It wasn’t until recently that drones really entered my radar. In the past, I simply associated them with combat missions and delivery services.
The list is growing on different ways in which humans can help slow climate change. Many efforts will be made by individuals; however there are some things that can only be addressed collectively.
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.
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.
I’ll be the first to admit, science was not my friend in high school. Although I enjoyed it as a kid, when I hit my teens it was a source of anxiety more than anything.
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.
When it comes to climate change, I have taken a vow to act on climate rather than fight it.
“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.
"What seems to be the most pressing issue to you today? The Economy with crapy jobs and no loyalty on either side, the environment where every year is the becoming the hottest on record, the elections in the US with what choices are available, or our educational system on a downward spiral...tough pick...make your pick!