As interest in sustainable living steadily increases, so too has the popularity of creating, using and sharing community gardens. The benefits of which go far beyond being a practical way to care for the environment; they can also improve access to fresh produce, promote social connection and enhance local spaces.
Category: Climate Action
Greener Living Made Easy: The Best Homemade Cleaners
Many of us are seeking out different ways to make our everyday lives more environmentally friendly. What we purchase and use at home is typically where we can begin to implement sustainable changes and encourage effective climate action. Replacing harmful or toxic cleaning products with greener, homemade alternatives is one meaningful way we can achieve this.
Focusing On How To Become a Responsible Tourist
Aspects of responsible tourism include finding ways to support local communities while minimizing negative impacts on the environment. Our travel choices should aim to respect and maintain natural and cultural resources while also contributing to their preservation and growth — particularly within Indigenous populations.
A Better Understanding of Climate-Friendly Energy
Reducing our reliance on finite fossil fuels that negatively impact the environment has increased our awareness of renewable energy sources. Recognizing how they fit into an eco-friendly future that protects our planet is key to developing a sustainability mindset.
Climate Action: The Urgent Need For A Sustainability Mindset
A sustainability mindset is one that focuses on the long-term goals of environmental justice and progressive climate action. It's thinking and acting in a way that promotes and supports beneficial practices that protect and conserve the health and future prosperity of our planet.
How To Make Sure Our Consumerism Is Sustainable
As the world evolves and technology advances, the way in which we approach consumerism is constantly changing. From online shopping and mobile banking/payments to faster and more accessible delivery options; our ability to obtain goods and services with more ease and frequency is often at odds with the indisputable need for ethical and sustainable products.
Life In The Ocean: Protecting What Sustains Us
Oceans cover just over 70 percent of the Earth's surface; it's no exaggeration to state that these expanses of water are vital for our continued survival. The seas on our planet provide food, economic stability and generate most of the oxygen we breathe — when climate change disrupts and threatens oceanic life; it endangers all living things (including us).
Innovative Travel and Transportation Climate Action
Travel and transportation play a substantial role in fueling unsustainable levels of climate change. With road vehicles, rail, shipping and aviation accounting for approximately a quarter of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions; it's clear that urgent environmental innovation is needed within these industries — as well as changes to our own behaviours and choices.