Ecotourism

What Is Ecotourism and Why Is It Important?

Do you remember the movie, The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio?  It was filmed on picturesque Maya Beach in Thailand. The popularity of this movie drove many tourists to the secluded cove with white sands, limestone cliffs and translucent water. The “invasion” of tourists caused significant damage to the marine ecosystem, and made the beach impossible […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Swaps You Will Not Regret

Sustainability is a growing priority, not only for us as individuals but also, for many companies turning toward greener technology. This is good news for us too, because the choice of eco-friendly products and items is becoming richer by the day.  Of course, our eco-consciousness doesn’t depend entirely on big companies. Certain decisions will help […]

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Why Kids (and Parents) Need to Spend More Time in Nature

Children now spend a lot of time indoors, frequently playing video games or watching YouTube. The amount of time spent in nature is either minimal or non-existent, and it’s causing concern among parents.  Don’t panic if you recognize this in your child. You are far from alone, but don’t give up. You’ll have a hard […]

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Going on a Hike? 8 Ways to Make Your Trip More Sustainable

Hiking offers numerous benefits, including lowered risk of heart disease, weight control, improved blood pressure, strength, balance, mental health, and more. It’s a wonderful way to connect not only with our inner selves, but also with nature. Since Mother Nature gives so much, the least we can do is treat our surroundings with respect and […]

how to make the most of a vegan diet

How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

light pollution

Light and Noise Pollution and Its Effects on Human Health

Modern society has certainly come a long way from our ancestral caves, but the modern lifestyle has become painfully detrimental to our health as well. The speed of technological progress has far outpaced our ability to adapt. One of the many consequences of this disharmony is pollution of the kind we’ve never faced before. That’s […]

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Dreaming of an Eco-Friendly Bedroom? 6 Tips to Make it Real

Creating an eco-friendly bedroom is actually easier than it may seem at first glance. True, you will need to do your research and find the best products and pieces of furniture for your delightful nook, but it can be a fun and inspirational process which will bring you a lot of joy. Let’s run through […]

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Sleep Issues Stemming From the Pandemic? Eco-Friendly Ways to Conquer Them All

Stressful times often come with a host of physical and psychological consequences – and we can all agree the Coronavirus pandemic has been a stressful time. The one area of our lives that almost always suffers in times like these is sleep. Yet, if we want to remain healthy, we need to ensure our bodies […]

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6 Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Water Sports Over Summer Break

Water sports are a great way to get active during the summer months. They are also immensely fun while activating your body and mind like no shore-bound exercise can. They come in plenty of varieties, so you should be able to find something that suits your preferences and fitness levels. However, apart from the fun, […]

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How Electric Bikes Provide Sustainable Transportation Solutions

For a long time, people simply weren’t ready to give up the comfort of their car on their daily commutes. But with the rising popularity of electric bikes, things are changing, and fast. Cities around the US are investing in infrastructure that will encourage a new generation of cyclists – a welcome change, considering that […]