Climate-Proof Crops and Exotic Wheat DNA

As global temperatures continue to rise, a recent study revealed a way to improve crop resilience and food security by altering the DNA of wheat. This week on the podcast, we share the latest research on increasing crop yield, talk about some unusual new food sources that could be delicious, and is this the new American Idol of eliminating wheat variations?

How Green Design Can Remedy Seasonal Affective Disorder

Fall and winter bring cooler temperatures, holiday seasons and other fun events, but the seasons can be a challenging time for many. Spring and summer deliver warmer temperatures and more daylight, but this time of year can also feel burdensome for some people. The seasons can affect a person’s mood and alter their daily activities, […]

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Are Houseplants Environmentally Friendly?

Houseplants are becoming a popular design trend. They provide a beautiful aesthetic and a calming atmosphere. They also add a pop of color to your space. Besides, their design appeal plants also have some environmental impacts. Here are some of the benefits and drawbacks of this growing trend. How Do Houseplants Help the Environment  Besides […]

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Pros and Cons of Having Trees in Your Garden

A well-kept, mature garden can boost the appeal of any home. For your own sense of enjoyment and relaxation, private outdoor space can work wonders since connecting to nature is known to be excellent for combatting stress, as well as improving mental health and wellbeing. If you’re thinking of selling your home, a gorgeous garden […]

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Sustainable Tips for a Greener Working Environment

As much as we try to make a difference to our carbon footprints as consumers, the impact of business and industry is one that cannot be ignored. Research by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) found industry is responsible for 23% of the total greenhouse gas emissions in the USA. Other key contributors […]

Nature… You Scary!

It’s the spooky season once again, and Mother Nature has cooked up quite a few scares of her own on this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast. From gigantic flowers that smell like rotting flesh to blood-soaked vacation spots in the Arctic, we explore some of the most horrific natural occurrences around the world that just might be caused by… faeries?!

Zombies?!

There is fungus among us! Commonly known as ‘dead man’s fingers’ Xylaria polymorpha is a saprobic fungus.

Make A Natural Weed Killer | Tuesday Tip

There are a lot of nasty toxic chemicals like glyphosate in most store-bought weed killing solutions. For today’s Tuesday Tip, we recommend using vinegar and dish soap as a great basic week killer on it’s own.

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How Businesses Can Embrace Sustainability in 2021

Climate change is a pressing issue all across the globe.  Not only are carbon dioxide levels at their highest level for over 800,000 years, but sea levels are also steadily rising year on year, and animal habitats are being destroyed through deforestation. In other words, unless we do something soon, the world will never be […]

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How to Benefit from Nature: Inside and Out

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is all about how to benefit from nature both inside and out. Now, when I say inside and out, I mean a few things. I mean how nature can be beneficial to you inside the home as well as outside the home. I also mean, and maybe more importantly, how nature […]