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How to Talk to Children About Environmental Issues

A lot is happening in the world. Forests are burning, ice caps are melting, wildlife is being threatened and a virus is endangering humanity. On the other side of the coin, as much of mankind is currently under stay at home orders, air pollution levels have dropped dramatically, wildlife has been able to roam unhindered […]

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How the Automotive Industry Influences the Environment and What You Can Do About It

Needing to own a car can cause quite a dilemma when you know how it influences the environment. Manufacturing, use and recycling of cars all have an impact. But thanks to clean automotive technologies and growing awareness among car manufacturers and users, there are ways for both you as a car owner, and for industry […]

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How Technology Can Help Us Reduce The Rate Of Deforestation

Over the last century, forests have been significantly compromised, resulting in the green cover being lowered to only around 30%. An estimated 18 million acres of forest have been lost every year as calculated by the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization. Deforestation is leading to an imbalance in environmental and ecological lifecycles. Moreover, what […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 34 - A Trillion Trees

A Trillion Trees

Since we are faced with the task of planting a trillion trees to save planet Earth, Noel and Jacob turn their eyes to Johnny Appleseed for inspiration and decide they should start planting trees or at least counting trees for everyone else.

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Reasons Why You Should Shift Towards Veganism For The Sake Of The Environment

The world is screaming at a high pitch with lots of reasons to shift towards veganism that cram in many compelling and convincing points. However, first let us briefly discuss; why go vegan? Impact of Hunting on Environment There is a tremendous amount of animal slaughtering and suffering across the globe. The problem is, hunting […]

Deforestation: A Few Solutions That Can Change The Future

As we can see, the world is on an extreme urge to slow down the pace of climate change by saving water, preserving wildlife, and planting more and more trees. Undoubtedly, trees inevitably hold a significant part to slow the progression of global warming. If the mass destruction and deforestation continue, it will harm the […]

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What is the Problem with Palm Oil? Why Should We Care?

The most widely used vegetable oil in the world is palm oil which is produced from the fruits of trees called African oil palms. It’s a globally-traded agricultural commodity that’s used on so many different consumer products. It’s so vital a commodity that 50% of the products you’ll find in a supermarket contain palm oil! […]

Arbor Day: 4 Reasons You Should Plant a Tree

While Arbor Day is only celebrated once a year, it is this day that affords each of us a new opportunity to make a difference in the environment around us. While many people may try to incorporate daily or weekly eco-friendly actions into their lives like recycling, minimizing one- or single-use plastic items, eliminating food […]

Midweek Weekly Greens

Image by Tambako Well, this week I’m spending a little extra time with the kids before school starts in a few weeks. But I figured I’d take a moment and share some of the interesting and cool stories I’ve seen recently. Keep in mind there are a lot of green, environmental stories out there and […]

World Environment Day: What Forests Mean to You

June is here and World Environment Day 2011 is right around the corner. On Sunday, June 5th UNEP (United Nations Environmental Programme) and millions of people around the world will be gearing their support and activities towards the theme of this year’s WED, “Forests: Nature at Your Service”. Why was this particular theme chosen? Well, […]