Australian households are throwing out $1.1 billion in fruit and vegetables a year – it’s not just wasteful from a humanitarian viewpoint, it’s an environmental problem too.
Annie Leonard is back with a new video in her ‘Story Of’ series – The Story Of Change: Why Citizens (Not Shoppers) Hold The Key To A Better World. View the video here.
No, this isn’t a post about the carbon impact of donuts, but about using simple analogies to help people understand climate change
A report from Planet Ark details the many benefits of immersing kids in nature. These benefits go beyond just a physical health aspect and gaining appreciation of our environment.
TerraCycle is turning cigarette butts, a pervasive pollutant in our environment, into plastic pallets and other items – and rewarding those who send butts in.
George wasn’t any run-of-the-mill 100+ year old giant turtle. He was the last of a subspecies. His death is another reminder that we are living in the period known as the Sixth Great Extinction; one we caused.
A study has found 5% of humanity’s biomass is excess body fat – and this has major implications for the environment.
Burning toast can certainly create a dense and choking smokescreen, but not all kitchen air pollution can be seen.
When news services report on weather events or warn of upcoming possible severe weather; in the comment threads are often posts ‘it’s weather, big deal’. Yes, it is.
Along with your shopping list, will you need to take a Geiger counter along on your next trip to the supermarket?