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Climate ChangeClimate Change
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08·01·21
The remains of dead plants and animals buried deep underneath the earth's crust form fossil fuels. The process for organic matter to become fuel we can burn for energy takes millions of years. Fossil fuels contain carbon and hydrogen, which we process into a non-renewable source of energy that provides […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
factsfacts
07·01·21
Your immediate environment might seem in great condition, yet there’s no doubt we should be concerned about rising global temperatures. You may look around you and wonder, “Is the climate really changing? How do we know it is? Can we stop it?'' Below, we look at a curated selection of […]
BiodiversityBiodiversity
factsfacts
07·01·21
The Earth is home to different species and communities of species. Biodiversity is unique in all parts of the Earth. As the environmental conditions change from what millions of species adapted to, many are under the threat of extinction. Every species is valuable and in need of protection. These 26 […]
EnvironmentEnvironment
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06·01·21
Our activities further damage the land surrounding us every year, one of the earth's most important natural resources. Land pollution results from human activities, and it has become a severe problem. We do permanent damage and expose the soil to harmful chemicals, which results in the depletion of the soil's […]
EnvironmentEnvironment
factsfacts
06·01·21
Today, we easily consider fresh air a luxury. Vehicles, factories, waste, chemicals, and domestic activities contribute to air pollution daily. Pollution introduces harmful substances into the environment, and researchers link air pollution to climate change. This alarming situation is not without remedy if we put in efforts to improve the […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
27·12·20
It has been a blazing start to a new decade, with 13% more large, uncontrolled wildfires around the world this year compared with 2019. This has spelled dire consequences for CO2 levels, which have made worse a terrible COVID-19 pandemic that has led to unprecedented worldwide lockdowns that have rapidly pushed the economy toward […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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21·12·20
You’ll find traditional body sprays and antiperspirants lining supermarket aisles in their plastic containers and single-use aerosols. Big brands merchandise the ubiquitous deodorant as fashion accessories, with all the qualities of lifestyle and even the ability to attract the opposite sex. Amongst this big business rife with single-use and wasteful […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
20·12·20
For more than 5000 years, the citizens of the Indian subcontinent have known something that Western Civilization has only relatively recently discovered: yoga is hugely beneficial to human well-being. Today, yoga has become popular, and many have begun practicing or starting out a home amongst COVID19 restrictions. As such, below, […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
19·12·20
The soft, pure white toilet paper in your bathroom hardly looks like it could hurt anyone or anything—however, a quick investigation into how they make it might reveal otherwise. You might also find it hard to imagine that something as small and as ubiquitous as toilet paper contributes to climate […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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18·12·20
An age-old alternative to chemical laundry detergent, soap nuts are a 100% natural detergent. You’ll have no problem using soap nuts if you have sensitive skin or nut allergies, as they are not actually nuts but berries. The fruit gets the “nut” in its name from the hard shell that […]
HempHemp
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
18·12·20
As more people become aware of the need for environmental sustainability and our roles in it, we’re learning that fashion costs much more than money. And more people understand the need to reduce this cost drastically. The hemp plant is one of the viable solutions to cut the environmental cost […]
HempHemp
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
17·12·20
Over the centuries, people have cultivated hemp plants for their edible seeds and fiber. The hemp plant is high yield, versatile, and has a range of uses. We use it for textiles, medicine, food products, cosmetics, building, and so much more. Meanwhile, a quick browse for sustainable products and hemp […]
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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BY Sam Colyer ·
16·12·20
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish positive social impact. We’re taking a look at biodiversity this time, and some of the encouraging initiatives in place to try and preserve it. Representing the biodiversity of the sea […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Ghilaine Chan ·
16·12·20
“Being Brilliant and human” curates and shares human, practical and realistic approaches to life and work for those who are following their own path and are juggling multiple projects or streams of focus. Taking some time for rest and rejuvenation I hope you are doing OK through the Groundhog Day […]
Equality & DiversityEquality & Diversity
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
09·12·20
The United Nations has said it will celebrate this year’s International Day of Disabled Persons, with the theme “Building Back Better Towards a Disability- Inclusive Accessible and Sustainable, Post-COVID-19” for the one billion or 15% of the world population with disabilities.  Artist Selva Ozelli received a VOSAP Art from the […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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06·12·20
The majority of our dish soap comes in plastic bottles, which inevitably contribute to our plastic waste problem. Below we look at 10 of the best zero waste dish soap bars exploring if we can indeed wash up without plastic waste. And to boot, do so with natural and organic […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·12·20
Tourism has tremendous impacts on nations’ economies, providing them with alternative income sources and driving infrastructural development. But many are starting to ask if these benefits are worth the consumption rates, ecological damage, and other negative impacts of having travelers troop in and out of locations daily. Now, we ask, […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·12·20
The enneagram is a unique analytic system that uses numbers One to Nine to represent and explain the spectrum of personality types. A means to explore and understand your personality type, the enneagram explains how people behave based on the number in which their dominant trait falls in. The enneagram system […]
Giving & PhilanthropyGiving & Philanthropy
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BY Sam Colyer ·
02·12·20
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish positive social impact. This month we’re looking at examples of philanthropy and the different ways in which people donate time, effort and money. Amicus.io secures $8.7m in series B funding […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
26·11·20
Thinking of starting a journal? It's one thing to want to do it, and it's another thing to know how to. You probably want to keep a journal that's worth the while. Thanks to prolific journal writers like Virginia Woolf, many publicly shared tips exist on how to write a […]