That's one classy Palace! Turns out the Queen and Sir Attenborough have bonded over the red hot alarm of one use plastics that are destroying our oceans. The Royals have put their high pedigree foot down and have had enough! They have banned plastics from the household and are turning to a greener alternative. Learn about this transition HERE!
This winter has been particularly cold, especially in our warmer southern coastal states. Unfortunately, it can be quite devastating for our fun loving sea creatures! In particular the Sea Turtle. Hundreds of them get paralyzed, essentially, stunned by the cold. At that point they become casualties of boats and or develop pneumonia. Learn about the sea turtle HERE! And let's celebrate those that rescue them and help keep our sea turtles safe!
Explorer, Environmentalist, and filmmaker James Cameron, along with his wife Suzy Amis Cameron are on the front lines of eating Green and saving the planet while doing it! The Guardian shares their message HERE!
*Veganism can be hard to do, but it's easy to reduce your intake of meats, dairy and eggs. Beef and lamb are ESPECIALLY toxic to the environment. Look for alternative proteins, like legumes, nuts, quinoa, even oats! Did you know that one cup of oats is 26 grams of protein while 1/4 pound beef patty is 20 grams of protein. Looks like the plant based protein wins this round!
By choosing more mindful eating habits and sticking to primarily vegetarian/vegan lifestyle, we are cutting down on pollution, deforestation and loss of habitat. Let's "cut down" our intake of animal based products and PLANT some trees instead! And let's protect what we've got while we've got it. After all, there is only one Earth.
As we ever so slowly evolve away from fossil fuels, the vegetation of the sea has surprised us as being a source of energy! Learn about it HERE!
Bugs are an integral part of the food chain and pesticides are the min culprit to their major decline! We need our bugs! Learn about this study done in Germany HERE!
The material that we've come to know in nearly every purchase we make, may define this day in Age. Check it out HERE!
The Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO world Heritage site. Two bodies of ocean converge in this area, creating an abundance of nutritious food. The sea life Loves it! And they are happily living there. The good news is this area is protected. The bad news is that fishermen are waiting just beyond the protected line to catch them.
Learn what happens when Chinese fisherman got caught fishing in the sancutary with 300 tonnes of fish, including the protected hammerhead shark as well as Big Eyed Thresher. Learn about this tragedy HERE.
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Learn about other sneaky names for Palm Oil as well as looking for sustainable Palm Oil labels HERE!
Looks like Recology has decided to advance their recycling and allow plastic bags and other "trashy" plastics in the recycling bin!
For those that live in San Francisco learn about what you can recycle HERE!
A chunk of ice the size of Delaware has broken away from the Antarctica peninsula. It is the largest mass to have been shed, significantly changing the geography of the region. Learn about this massive event HERE!
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