Earth-friendly children

How to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Everyone has a role in protecting the planet, including the youngest family members. Indeed, climate change affects them the most, as reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is critical to keeping global warming to no more than 1.5 C. Scientists warn of widespread catastrophe if humanity fails to achieve this goal.  Children are our future. How […]

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4 Smart Ways to Become a More Sustainable Traveler This Year

Traveling sustainably has recently become increasingly important. The negative impacts caused by tourism have consequences that affect the environment. You can reduce your carbon footprint and still enjoy vacations when traveling to your desired destination. Here are 4 smart ways to become a more sustainable traveler this year. 1. Explore Exploring locally is the best way […]

How to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

In our modern world, there is a huge emphasis on preserving our environment. With the hole in the ozone layer growing bigger by the day, perhaps the best way to guarantee the health of our planet going forward is to teach our children how to  be eco-conscious and love the earth. Fortunately, there are plenty […]

Caring for the Environment: Coastal Cleanup Day 9/17

It’s that time of the year again. Time to head to the beaches, coastlines, waterways and rivers in your local area and join up with the hundreds of thousands of others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day. While I really think this particular event should really be a regular occurrence or actually never needed at all, […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Brighten Your Holiday Mood

Image by Carrie / Creative Commons The holidays are here and if your life is anything like mine, you’re pretty busy right about now. I still have gifts to buy, presents to wrap, packages and cards to send, e-cards to put together and send out, and a whole slew of activities, parties and events to […]

10 Environmental New Year’s Resolutions

First of all, what is a New Year’s resolution?  A New Year’s resolution is commonly defined as “a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year” .  Therefore, when it comes to making New Year’s Resolutions, you probably aren’t surprised to […]