Switching to Renewable Energy: The Importance of Going Greener Switching to renewable energy. Going clean and green is a great initiative nowadays that people are taking part in. It is safe to say that it has become a trend, too. It is a timely and relevant trend that many of us should be a part… Continue reading Switching to Renewable Energy: Going Greener
Teaching Kids To Be Zero Waste: Top Tips! Teaching kids to be zero waste…Most of us learned about a zero waste life during adulthood. But if you have kids, there’s much value in teaching them about a zero waste lifestyle and how to apply it. For kids, it can be a bit challenging to do… Continue reading Teaching Kids To Be Zero Waste: Top Tips!
What Is Green Banking? What Is Green Banking? Most people are pretty consumer-conscious when it comes to making greener buying decisions, but forget to put their money away in a bank that holds their same values. While the concept of green banking may be foreign to some, if you care about spending your money on… Continue reading What Is Green Banking?
Solar Energy: 10 Reasons to Adopt It Solar energy. Currently, solar power is all the rage; therefore, I am sure you have heard about all the advantages of tapping the sun to meet your daily energy requirements. And with all the world’s governments doing everything possible to reduce their carbon footprint, then it’s about time… Continue reading Solar Energy: 10 Reasons to Adopt It
Planet Bee Foundation: “Beeing” The Change in San Francisco Bay Planet Bee is an environmental education nonprofit dedicated to engaging young minds with science, nature, and conservation through hands-on programs. We accomplish this by exploring the world through the eyes (or should I say five eyes) of the struggling honey bee! As many of us… Continue reading Planet Bee Foundation: “Beeing” The Change in San Francisco Bay
Many of us in the United States have grown accustomed to the typical lifestyle of the 21st century, which includes daily activities such as purchasing food at the grocery store, having indoor plumbing, consistently throwing away trash and using oil for transportation and electricity. Unaware of the impacts of these actions, we often fail to… Continue reading The Unspoken Truth: Environmental Injustice
Waste is a serious problem we are facing across the globe. The phrase “going zero-waste” simply means generating little to no waste. This movement “redesigns our systems and resource use—from product design to disposal—to prevent wasteful and polluting practices.” (1) It is the latest rave in environmental awareness and sustainability and is one that we should… Continue reading How-to: Zero-Waste Living
Most of us can never seem to find anything to wear while looking at our overflowing closets. There’re shoes, pants, belts, hats and shirts scattered everywhere, from top to bottom. With every upcoming event comes another day spent shopping, searching for the perfect outfit, an outfit that hasn’t been repeated or seen by the eyes… Continue reading Is Fashion Killing The Planet and Its People?
Since there are over 328 million people in the U.S, we need an abundance of food to be consistently reaching our supermarkets across the country every day. We have found ways to do so for the convenience of the majority with the help of pesticides, GMOs, and agricultural technology. However, these accessible and affordable foods… Continue reading Let’s Speak Up For Our Farmworkers
Oysters are a type of mollusk with a rough exterior that are typically found clinging onto sturdy substrates like shipwrecks or debris. They are valuable species to shallow waters and reefs. Oysters are considered a keystone species in the Indian River Lagoon in Melbourne Beach, Florida. Oysters provide many benefits to local ecosystems such as:… Continue reading Oysters: The Filter Feeders of The Bay