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The Problem with Labelling

With the increase of green marketing there has been many new eco-friendly products and services on offer. Green products can include products which are; produced using sustainable materials, save energy and water, are less toxic and more natural, ethically produced and/or utilise eco-friendly packaging. 556 more words


Yet another reminder for "urgent need for action": the sad state of marine life

In a study published in PLOS ONEresearchers from Newcastle University, UK, have described the impact of uncontrolled fishing on coral reefs.

Data was collected from 2655 fishers of five out of six Philippine marine biogeographic zones and it was found that fifty-nine finfish species have gone missing between 1950s to 2014. 368 more words


Weekly Roundup: Biotechin.Asia

Weekly highlights: February 22, 2016 – February 28, 2016

Biohacking and the Do-It-Yourself Biology revolution

The term ‘hack’ evokes varied meanings. Some consider hacking as a sign of technical virtuosity, for some it is a ‘dirty’ word and to some it means danger and illicit activity. 583 more words


Lessons from EcoGather16 - Truth Hurts

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation has wrapped up a successful first annual Environmental Gathering. It was an amazing opportunity to hear from range of speakers and dive into discussions.  329 more words


"...in Wildness is the preservation of the world."

“…in Wildness is the preservation of the world.”

—Henry David Thoreau, Walking


The Best Weather Ever

Usually I take my dog for a walk.  That means I lead.  Today I let her take me.  I followed her up through a valley of snow laden trees and along the edge of a small stream hidden under its banks.   60 more words

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