Category: <span>Environment</span>

6 Apps That Help You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

6 Apps That Help You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

While it’s no secret that mobile technology is rough on the earth’s ecosystems, most of us couldn’t imagine a life without our smartphones in hand. Knowing how large of a carbon footprint our smartphones can leave behind, then, why not take that technology and turn it into an advantage? What if its apps and systems...

Sustainable Living: How Your Choice of Meat Can Save the Amazon

Sustainable Living: How Your Choice of Meat Can Save the Amazon

Eco-friendly, sustainable living entails limiting your commercial actions that cause ongoing environmental or social damage. With this in mind, how often do you think about your last burger? See, that beef had to come from somewhere, and there’s a good chance it’s from the deforestation of one of the oldest and largest rainforests on the planet—the Amazon jungle. Beef...

How To Solve the Plastic Pollution Problem in Our Oceans

How To Solve the Plastic Pollution Problem in Our Oceans

Plastic: it’s a big problem for Australia. This once innocuous material that is very much ingrained in our daily lives is damaging our seas and putting ocean wildlife as risk. What’s more, with plastics taking one hundred years to break down within the ocean, it’s causing issues we seemingly can’t recover for generations to come...

Why Sustainability Matters: Back to Basics

Why Sustainability Matters: Back to Basics

While there is debate among non-scientists about climate change, there seems to be a general consensus by the scientific community that humans have had an impact on the planet and that our activities have accelerated the rate of environmental decline (although Alex Epstein, a non-scientist, disagrees in his aptly named Forbes article ‘97% of Climate...