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Greenwashing How to detect it and ditch it!

greenwashing

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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Wildlife tourism 6 Warning signs to watch out for on a safari

wildlife tourism warning signs

It was 5:45 AM in the morning. The gate to the safari trail had not yet opened. Six of us huddled closely together in an open jeep as we braced ourselves against the bone-chilling morning wind in Ranthambore, Rajasthan. To add to the suspense of our wait, the tour guide pointed out fresh paw marks- “Lagta hai bageda abhi yahan se gaya hai” (Looks like a tiger has just passed from here). We were the …[Read more]

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Zero waste cooking practices for the creative soul

Zero waste cooking

Our world faces a food paradox. On the one hand, 1 in 9 people globally are undernourished; on the other hand, our food systems lose and waste 1/3rd of all that is produced. Or consider this: we in Singapore import 90% of our food needs; and yet, a large pile of “trash” in our national bin is food waste! While we need to fix systemic issues to address these challenges, equally, we need to eliminate …[Read more]

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Eco Travel A comprehensive guide on how to TFH (Travel From Home)

virtual tour travel travel during covid coronavirus

I bet when you were partying your heart out on 31st December of the now beauteous 2019, you never really thought that 2020 was going to be a crisis year like no other. ‘Social Distancing’ was a term I had only heard in movies such as Contagion and ‘travel restrictions’ and ‘travel bans’ were reserved only for areas of conflict. Little did one know that a tiny, resilient, virus would turn lives upside down. As …[Read more]