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Loss of the Wild Human expansion is remapping the Earth

deforestation

In our quest to create an ideal world for ourselves, where homes are aplenty, work is abundant, and food is cheap, we have become the apex predators of the wild. Our ‘anthropogenic pressure’ on the environment where forests are turned to cities, lakes filled up for parking spaces, and oceans are plundered for food, has put an enormous strain on the biodiversity of the planet. The human-animal conflict has been going on from the beginning …[Read more]

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Green Tips What commonly used eco terms really mean?

easy guide to eco environment friendly terms

Are upcycled and recycled products the same? What’s the difference between eco-friendly and sustainable? With climate action and environmental sustainability becoming increasingly relevant concepts, there are a plethora of terms related to the environment in people’s lexicon these days – many are loosely used, some incorrectly too. Overall there seems to be a fair bit of ambiguity. So we decided to take some key terms head on and explain what they stand for.  The ones listed …[Read more]

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2021 Round Up News that shaped the planet

A new year is the perfect time to reassess, reboot and relook at all that has happened in the year gone by. Here’s a shortlist the top environmental news of 2021 – key headlines that impact and convey the state of our planet – and also set stage for 2022 and beyond!   1. Code Red for Humanity Creating a decidedly somber note in our round up is the Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental …[Read more]

5 sustainable ways to wrap gifts this Xmas

The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the most jubilant times of the year. One activity that many of us look forward to during this period is giving, receiving and opening gifts. Ever thought of what happens to the gift wrapper once it has revealed  the underlying reward? When we were growing up, neatly folded and used wrapping material would show up in most unique places in the home – tucked under the bed mattress, …[Read more]