climate change on health

5 Surprising Impacts of Climate Change On Our Health

Scientists have well documented the effects of climate change on the planet, but we don’t talk much about how it affects our bodies and minds. Here are five surprising impacts of climate change on our health you should know. 1. Malnutrition Climate change has made it more challenging to produce mature crops in quantity and […]

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FlexiSpot Bamboo Standing Desk: Better for You and the Environment

You might not realize it, but the average American sits down for about 10 hours a day. It’s true. Between the time spent working at your desk, your commute, eating meals and relaxing at home, it all adds up pretty quickly. You may actually find you’re actually spending more time sitting down than you realized. […]

National Get Outdoors Day

Family-Friendly Activities for National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]

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Best Ways to Live Sustainably in the Summertime

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy vacations and bond with family! Although while you relax, consider how you can help the planet. Here are some ways you can live more sustainably this summer.  1. Open Up Your Windows  Letting in natural sunlight is a simple way to lower your electricity bill. It reduces the […]

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10 Biofriendly Reasons to Get Out and Ride a Bike

If you haven’t already heard, May is National Bike Month and, as such, it’s the perfect time to bring up the benefits of riding a bike. Bike riding isn’t just for kids or professional riders. Hoping on a bike and pedaling around town can have numerous health benefits for pretty much anyone at any age. […]

sustainable living

Is It More Sustainable to Live in a City or the Suburbs?

Cities and suburbs both have their advantages and disadvantages. Cities provide more entertaining nightlife and career opportunities, but suburban areas offer a more quiet, family-friendly setting. Each also impacts climate change slightly differently. Which option is better for sustainable living? Cities tend to be more eco-friendly and here are a few reasons why.  The City […]

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Why Sustainable Water Usage is Essential to Our Health and the Planet

Every time you wash your hands, rinse dishes, flush a toilet, water houseplants or take a shower, you’re using one of the Earth’s most precious resources: water. Because it flows so quickly out of the tap, it’s easy to use several gallons of water without realizing it.  Together with the sun, water is essential to […]

Family health

Tips for Better Family Health in 2022

With a new year having just started, and a new mindset from the past two years, 2022 is here to reset everything you thought was true. It’s also an ideal time to introduce you and your family to a new healthy lifestyle. It will show you what is important and the practices you have to […]

Architectural Algae

The Earth provides so many natural resources for us to utilize responsibly, and the latest environmental buzz is all about algae! From carbon-neutral fuels to high-protein food, microalgae is even being used to… build buildings? This week we break down the benefits of architectural algae, can you turn it into clothing, and why you should never build a chili dog stand next to a scenic cliffside.

What is a Flexitarian?

KFC is working with a Russian bio-printing company and McDonalds is releasing something called a McPlant, but what does this all mean for our fast food of the future? This week we discuss what it means to be a flexitarian, how soon food will be able to appear out of nowhere like a sci-fi movie, and is Jacob actually a young Fred Krueger?