12 Eco-challenges for 12 months

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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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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]

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Greenwashing How to detect it and ditch it!

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Have you ever walked down the aisle of a mega store with the best intentions to buy products that are sustainable? Have you read and re-read labels like biodegradable, eco and all-natural, and chosen these with confidence that the brand was environment friendly? Have you thrown away these items at their end-of-life with a warm sustainable feeling in your heart? While I truly commend your efforts in choosing sustainable products that benefit the planet, I’m …[Read more]

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Sustainable Singapore Your role in making our Little Red Dot food secure

Food security in singapore

As the world learns to live with Coronavirus (it is here to stay for a while!) and settles into the ‘new normal’, the past few months have brought a few serious issues to the forefront and they need to be addressed urgently for a secure future. One of these issues is food security. Images like these flooded social media a few months back – not only in Singapore but in many other parts of the …[Read more]