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8 Upgrades for an Energy-Efficient Home

Energy-efficient homes are built to conserve energy and prevent energy waste. Everything from a home’s insulation to the direction windows face can have a surprising impact on its energy use. Learn the 8 upgrades you can make today for a more energy efficient home.

How to Teach Kids to Conserve the Environment

The future is in our children’s hands. The beliefs and habits we help them form are the beliefs and habits that will reflect on the world. Here's how to start teaching your kids about environmental conservation.

Building Sustainable Cities: Lessons from The Sustainable City in Dubai

The Sustainable City in Dubai is a technological oasis in what was a barren desert until a few years ago. It's a marvel of innovation and within it, a thriving community of Eco-conscious individuals, families, small businesses, and a community pursuing a sustainable way of life.

How to Make Lung-Safe Cleaning Products at Home

Since the pandemic, cleaning and disinfecting have become even more crucial to keep our families safe. Unfortunately, many store-bought cleaning supplies contain toxins and chemicals that are harmful to our lung health. Today we highlight what products you should stay away from, which ones you should consider and some easy DIY recipes that you can make at home.

4 Steps to the Perfect Spring Kitchen Makeover

Spring is here - the perfect time to give your kitchen a small spring kitchen makeover. Here are 4 easy ways to bring the warmth, color and vibrancy outside right into your home.

8 Simple Sustainability Tips for Millennials

Millennials realize that living sustainably is important—and, if done right, can be really simple. Here are several practical ways that millennials can live in a more sustainable way.

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12 Environmental Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

Are there any environmental podcasts worth your time? You can bet there are. The podcasts we highlight today will educate and expand your knowledge about the environment and the world around you.
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How to Choose the Right Herbs for Your Climate

What are the right herbs to grow at home? The right choice depends on your climate, among other considerations. Some herbs are fragile, while others can thrive no matter what mother nature throws their way. Learn the best options based on your climate.
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5 Surprising Ways Green Spaces in Cities Affect Mental Health

Green spaces in urban areas have a significant impact on mental health. Our brains were not wired for urban concrete jungles now home to more than half of the world's population. Here's how green spaces affect our health and well-being.
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9 Travel Alternatives for Sustainable Travel

The environment had a slight breather as the pandemic curtailed travel. However, the world is opening back up with pent-up demand for travel. For an industry that emits significant greenhouse gases, will we undo the gains made so far? And how can you, as a individual, travel more sustainably?

Top 10 In-Demand Green Jobs for 2021 and Beyond

The race to a net-zero carbon world will see green jobs grow significantly. From green retro-fitters to environmental engineers and scientists, here are some of the in-demand environmental careers to look out for in 2021 and beyond
 

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How to Create a Healthy Environment in Your House

Home is where most people spend the majority of their time, especially those working from home. However, some homes look like mini war zones with stuff thrown all around which makes them less conducive for work or relaxation. Here are some simple changes you can make to create a healthier environment at home.

Global Warming Vs. Climate Change: Your Questions Answered

What's the difference between global warming and climate change? What do they even mean or signify for the environment? Here are the answers to these and other questions about the changing environment.

The Health Benefits of Herbs [Infographic]

Herbs offer more than just flavour to your favourite dishes — they also feature a host of health benefits. Here are some of them

Perfect Asparagus Recipe

For many years, I struggled to find the perfect asparagus. Crunchy yet cooked stalks that were not covered in butter, yet still immensely flavorful....

6 Vegetable Planting Tips for Beginners

Is it worth it? We think so. What could be better than the feeling of accomplishment in taming a patch of ground? Here are 6 vegetable planting tips for the beginners in veggie gardening.

Turmeric Sweet Potato Quinoa Fritters Recipe

I love this recipe because it’s quick, versatile, full of anti-inflamatory ingredients (like turmeric) and the Finnish berry buckthorn adds a Vitamin C kick (which is never...