Category: <span>Environment</span>

What are the Differences Between Permaculture, Organic Farming and Regenerative Agriculture?

What are the Differences Between Permaculture, Organic Farming and Regenerative Agriculture?

Labels can be confusing. The terms permaculture, organic farming, and regenerative agriculture are a shift to natural methods of tending the land and you may have even used them interchangeably, but the fact is that each one represents a different approach to sustainable gardening and farming. If you’re still confused as to which refers to...

10 Ways to Restore Ecosystems and Heal the Planet

10 Ways to Restore Ecosystems and Heal the Planet

The focus of this year’s World Environment Day is resetting humanity’s relationship with the natural world and fostering a connection to ensure the protection and restoration of ecosystems. To coincide with World Environment Day, the United Nations has also launched its global campaign, Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, an initiative to prevent, halt and reverse ecosystem...

Sea Shepherd Releases a Short Film on Illegal Fishing in Africa

Sea Shepherd Releases a Short Film on Illegal Fishing in Africa

A new documentary featuring Sea Shepherd is seeing unpredicted success and recently scored the position of top 10 most-watched shows on Netflix in Australia and other regions. Titled ‘Seaspiracy’, the documentary explores the plight of the ocean and claims to ‘uncover alarming global corruption’.  The film is sparking heated debate across the globe, and the...

New Survey Reveals Almost Half of Australians Still Associate Eating Meat with ‘Manliness’

New Survey Reveals Almost Half of Australians Still Associate Eating Meat with ‘Manliness’

Meat-eating and masculinity remain inextricably linked in the Australian psyche, a new survey of 1,000 Australian adults has revealed, which could be making it difficult for men to feel comfortable exploring a healthier and more climate-friendly diet, experts warn.  The survey revealed that 47% of female and male respondents still viewed eating meat as a...

Ocean Legacy Foundation Launches Free Online Educational Platform, EPIC Academy

Ocean Legacy Foundation Launches Free Online Educational Platform, EPIC Academy

VANCOUVER, BC: Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF), a Canadian non-profit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs, with the goal to end ocean plastic pollution, today announced that they have launched EPIC Academy. EPIC Academy is a free online educational platform providing worldwide communities with essential knowledge regarding ocean plastic pollution, cleanup...

Seaspiracy Concludes ‘Fishing is Bad, Go Vegan’, But Just How Feasible is This?

Seaspiracy Concludes ‘Fishing is Bad, Go Vegan’, But Just How Feasible is This?

In case you missed it, there’s an environmental documentary on Netflix that’s making waves right now. This film is directed by Ali Tabrizi and it explores how the multi-billion-dollar commercial fishing industry – and its role in the problem of overfishing – is destroying marine life at a rapid rate. Seaspiracy doesn’t hold back on...

10 Ways You Can Help to Regenerate the Natural Environment

10 Ways You Can Help to Regenerate the Natural Environment

Regenerative farming, also known as biological farming, describes a group of farming practices that focus on maintaining soil health and the amazing benefits that come from healthy soil. Generally, regeneration is usually associated with farming and as our environmental consciousness increases, more farmers worldwide have begun to turn their focus to regenerative farming methods. Now...

If 80% of Australians Care About Climate Action, Why Don’t they Vote Like It?

If 80% of Australians Care About Climate Action, Why Don’t they Vote Like It?

Poll after poll suggests a large majority of Australians care about climate change. Yet in recent federal elections, this hasn’t translated into wins for parties with stronger policy platforms on climate change. So what determines someone’s climate change attitude, and how does it translate into voting? In research published today, we studied 2,033 Australian voters’...