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Wednesday
Mar282018

Three Courageous Women And Their Incredible  Journeys

Flickr | Francesco PasqualettiThe movie industry realizes the current demand for strong female characters. Therefore, several motion pictures have brushed up memoirs of women that have undergone incredible adventurous journeys.

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Wednesday
Mar282018

Tigers and Elephants Over Palm  Oil

Wikimedia Commons | A. C. ShapirTesso Nilo National Park, located in Sumatra, Indonesia is a biodiversity hotspot for mega fauna species including critically endangered Sumatran tigers and elephants. However this ecosystem is severely threatened by illegal logging and palm oil plantations.

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Monday
Mar262018

Why Gardening  Matters

Flickr | Florian BugielCommunity gardens are popping up around the world. They gain a large popularity especially in cities where inhabitants usually lack the connection with nature.

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Wednesday
Mar212018

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your  Superfoods?

Flickr | Gloria Cabada-Leman

Just how well do you know you chia from your flax seed? Take our quiz and prove how well you know your superfoods.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

Pack Your Luggage As A  Minimalist

Flickr | lila510If you want to get the cheapest flights or hitchhike across the continent, then minimising the quantity your travel belongings is necessary. After a while of carrying the rucksack, you will feel every extra gram on your back.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

'Good' And 'Bad' Animals As Portrayed In The  Media

Flickr | AirwolfhoundAs animals cannot speak for themselves, their characterizations and descriptions of behaviour or values are always mediated through the perspective of humans. These can vary according to the interests, experience or views of a particular speaker.

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Monday
Mar192018

Conservation Efforts For The Asiatic  Cheetah

Wikimedia Commons | Behnam GhorbaniThe Asiatic cheetah is on the verge of extinction.  It is estimated that less than 50 Asiatic cheetahs remain in the wild. Historically they roamed throughout the Indian subcontinent through to Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Iran to the Arabian Peninsula and Syria.

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Monday
Mar192018

Children's Books About  Nature

Flickr | Boston Public LibraryThe Little Prince or Harry Potter series prove that children books conquer the hearts of little readers as well as the grown up ones. The books we’ve listed in this article carry important messages for any age groups.

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Wednesday
Mar142018

Your Guide to Shopping in Zero Waste  Stores

Flickr | just_a_cheeseburgerThe bright side of the plastic pollution problem is that every individual has the power to contribute to its solution. Reducing your plastic waste is not as difficult as it might seem at the beginning.

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Monday
Mar122018

Top 5 Extraordinary Hobbies around the  World

Flickr | Christian ReuschWith supermarkets on every corner, picking mushrooms in the forest or making pelmeni from scratch isn’t necessary anymore. However, these activities are deeply embedded in cultures and have become a great way to spend leisure time and gather with family and friends.

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Thursday
Mar082018

Top 5 Art Exhibitions About The  Environment

Flickr | Ruth HartnupArt often reflects on and reacts to current political and social situations, as it has power to influence their development. Therefore, it’s not surprising that environmental issues are a major source of inspiration for today’s artists.

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Wednesday
Mar072018

The Laws and Wars on Plastic  Straws

Flickr | Horia VarlanIf you have even a slight interest in environmental issues and read our blog regularly, you probably know about most of the negative effects of plastics on the environment.

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Wednesday
Feb282018

Ecovillages: What Are They All  About?

Flickr | Eli DukeIn the shade of climate change and ecological crisis, ecovillages serve as a great practical example of sustainable living. However, the technological innovations aren’t their most important contribution to ecological solutions.

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Monday
Feb262018

Top 5 Environmental  Philosophers

Flickr | Fronteiras do PensamentoEnvironmental ethics is concerned with interactions between humans and the natural world. It includes various approaches from anthropocentrism to biocentrism. According to the philosopher Erazim Kohák, the term is new although the principles of environmental ethics were always present in the society.

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Thursday
Feb222018

The Advantages Of Slow  Travelling

Flickr | Iñaki Pérez de AlbénizIf you want to make the most of your holidays, meet a new culture and collect remarkable stories, you might find interesting the concept of slow travelling. It’s less comfortable, it takes more time and you won’t take as many sightseeing pics for Instagram as mainstream tourists.

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