“Let us remember that animals are not mere resources for human consumption. They are splendid beings in their own right, who have evolved alongside us as co-inheritors of all the beauty and abundance of life on this planet” -Mark Bekoff
We share links that we find important. They are not always happy and uplifting but when appropriate, we also post articles that celebrate sustainable wins. Enjoy!
The next Industrial Revolution is here. If you've not seen this, prepare to be wowed! Watch here.
Have a Green Christmas
Eco-friendly, energy saving tips that will put you at the top of Santa’s nice list this holiday season:
7 Eco Travel Tips
Reduce your carbon footprint when you plan your next vacation with these 7 eco travel tips from Eco News Network.. Read More.
What does Zero Waste Mean?
Zero Waste is not about recycling more. It is about having less to recycle and sending nothing to the landfill. Read more.
Go Zero Waste in 5 Steps
Begin the journey to reduce your impact on the planet with these first steps. Go slow and steady or make huge shifts! Read more.
Leather is not a by-product
unlike the wholly organic methods used by our forebears, the modern leather industry is simultaneously killing the local environment and the people that work there with a toxic slurry of chemicals. Read more.
Earth faces Mass Extinctions
Up to a million of Earth's estimated eight million species face extinction, many of them within decades, according to a UN report on biodiversity due out Monday. Read More.
Hidden Toxins in Homes
The average household contains about 62 toxic and cancer causing chemicals and they are completely avoidable. Read more.
Impact of Pesticides
When chemicals that are designed to kill are introduced into delicately balanced ecosystems, they can set damage in motion that reverberates through the food web for years. Read more.
Toxic Dry Cleaning & Options
Perchloroethylene is a dangerous toxin that can be harmful to your health and has some pretty serious affects on the environment, too. Among other things, 'perc' has been linked to cancers. Read more.
Eco Friendly Tours
Tours consciously planned to leave little environmental impact
and support local conservation efforts & green businesses: Read More.
30 Sustainable Resolutions
Living sustainably is all about making small changes and continuing to learn and improve:
6 Reasons for Glass over Plastic
Once you understand the benefits of using glass over plastic, you’ll slowly overcome the need to use anything from baggies to straws and storage containers. Read More.
Eating up the Earth
Huge reduction in meat eating is essential to avoid climate breakdown. We are on a trajectory that will smash critical environmental limits beyond which humanity will struggle to live, new research indicates. Read more.
Know Your Vegan Leather
Some advertisers are touting vegan leather, but it contains plastics and chemicals and is only partially biodegradable. Here's one company that is doing it right. Read more.
A World without Bees
The group found that 87 crops worldwide employ animal pollinators, compared to only 28 that can survive without such assistance. Since honeybees are by consensus the most important animal pollinators, those are scary numbers. Read more.
Naturally Clean Home
Cleaning a house naturally is not any more difficult than cleaning it with harsh chemicals. It improves indoor air quality and is much safer, especially for children. Read more.
10 Homemade Pesticides
Make your own all-natural, inexpensive, organic remedies for your home garden.. Read more.