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How to join (and not fall off) the vegan bandwagon

simple ideas for new vegan

Making a change. Giving up a lifelong habit. Starting something new. Most of the time the fear of the change (and of failing) is greater than the change itself. And so is the case with transitioning to a vegan lifestyle. That said, if you have been worrying about the negative impact of what you eat, it’s time to leave the sidelines and join the vegan bandwagon (and stay put on it). If you are a …[Read more]

12 Eco-challenges for 12 months

green lifestyle environment friend living

We like to begin each year on a fresh note. Challenging ourselves in different ways to bring about positive changes in our lives. For some losing weight is important while for someone else it can be something as profound as ‘live life to the fullest’. Some resolutions we stick to while others just fizzle and die away as the mundanity of life takes over. Others we repeat year after year! (I made a resolution to …[Read more]

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Eco Kids 10 Ideas to introduce children to sustainability

Bring up eco kids who care for planet

Imagine telling your child that sustainability is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (as defined by the United Nations Brundtland Commission in 1987). (Rolling eyes. Big yawn. Slouch on sofa) Though on point, the child is likely to take one look at your face and make a dash for the door (boring lecture alert!). At least mine would. So how do you tackle …[Read more]

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The big thaw Reasons behind glacial melting and what it means for life on earth

sea ice glacier melting

The statistics surrounding glacial melting are alarming and serve as a clarion call (that have been sounding for some time now) for humans to shake off their slumber and take some urgent actions. Here are some numbers to chew on: Glaciers have lost more than 9000 billion tons of ice between 1961 and 2016, causing global sea levels to increase by 27 millimetres in the period.  Melting Greenland ice is one of the biggest contributors …[Read more]