Planned a summer camping trip? Booked an escorted tour or an extended adventure holiday? Perhaps a cruise is on the cards? Whatever this year’s travel plans entail, don’t depart without the Scrubba wash bag, the pocket-sized washing device that has now cemented its reputation as ‘the world’s smallest washing machine’.
The rapid development of the world economy and aggressive use of fossil fuels are increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, accelerating climate change and threatening the natural ecological balance. If we do nothing, serious consequences such as the global food crisis, water shortages, worsening pollution, and even ecosystem collapses will worsen.
There is an unfortunate disconnect between loving nature and preserving it. Often nature lovers have to abuse natural resources in their pursuit of natural beauty. Think driving two hours in petrol fuelled car to visit the beach or bush walk, flying to gorgeous, rural locations to camp, diving off petrol-fuelled boats to admire rare coral reefs…
Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors, military operations and aerospace programs, as it is a key ingredient in rocket fuel. It is now found in virtually all humans tested, and it is continually making its way up the food chain through ground and drinking water, into feed and edible plants, animals products, milk and breast milk - contaminating conventional and organically grown food, alike.
See Bindi Irwin read her essay on conservation and human overpopulation. These are issues that Bindi believes we all need to start talking about
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One of the things you want to know before purchasing a house is how much water you'll use to keep everything up and running. There are several determining factors that affect the number that can fluctuate with the seasons or occupant behavior, but there are a few ways to get a ballpark figure you can work with.
Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms in Panama, Ethiopia, Peru, Colombia and Mexico earned top scores at the Rainforest Alliance’s Spring Cupping for Quality, held at Balzac Brothers and Company’s Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) certified cupping lab in Charleston, South Carolina.
Two Hands Project, Take 3, Responsible Runners and Cheeki Urge Coffee Chains and Cafes to Join Reusable Cup Initiative
Many environmental experts have warned about the unsustainability of fish farms for a decade now, and we have documented those objections in many previous articles. Unfortunately nothing has yet been done to improve the system.
Cleaning our homes can hurt the environment. When cleaning, we use a lot of water, flush harmful chemicals and abuse our electrical intake. Read on for six eco-friendly cleaning tips that will keep your house tidy and help save the world — or at least, your corner of it.