You often hear about how important bees are for the planet, but what are some of the ways we can help the bees survive? This week, Noel and Jacob buzz around some ways you can BEE helpful by planting certain flowers, steering clear of hard to pronounce pesticides, and serving up cosmos to save the bees!
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 […]
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.
The simple act of planting a tree isn’t as easy as it may seem. It has far-reaching implications for the environment, reduces pollution, provides a natural habitat for wildlife and feeds the soil. Beyond the visual appeal of a flowering dogwood or vibrant red maple, trees serve an important purpose. Of course, most people are […]
Today is National Arbor Day. Arbor Day was originally founded by J. Sterling Morton back in 1872 and is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. The idea behind Arbor Day was simple; set aside a special day for tree planting. Now, each year, we celebrate National Arbor Day by planting more trees. […]
Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this forest and its beautiful tree-lined path. As the Chinese proverb goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” There’s no question we all need trees in order to survive. Trees absorb carbon dioxide, provide oxygen, act […]
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 […]
Green is much more than just a color. It’s a commitment to protecting the environment. It is conducting yourself in an eco-friendly manner as much as possible. It is a celebration of life. It’s thinking about the future, not just the present. It’s focusing on sustainability what that means in your day-to-day activities. On St. […]
While Mother’s Day is intended to be a celebration of Moms, every day is Mother’s Day when you think about it. We don’t have to wait for one particular time of year to honor our moms. We can do that any day. It is for this reason we decided to come up with a list […]
Each year, on April 22nd, people all across the globe join together to celebrate Earth Day. The day itself is actually the anniversary of what many consider to be the modern-day environmental movement. This year marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day and in it’s honor, millions of people around the world are being asked […]