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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

Environment

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

Environment

BC First Nations restore ancient seafood farms (with video)

When the tide rolls out, First Nations elders and youth scramble down the beach to restore ancient seafood farms that helped feed their ancestors for millennia. 825 more words

The Green Man

Owning our Health: Encounter with a bear offers fresh view of life

Spring is well on its way here in British Columbia. The lawn mowers are already making themselves heard in our neighbourhood, whilst the blossom trees and daffodils are bursting forth with energy and life. 769 more words

Empowered Health

Food makers scramble to 'clean' their labels

The trust is gone.

Label-obsessed consumers are looking at food in a new way, demanding to know what it is, where it comes from and whether anyone, anywhere is hurt as food moves from field to fork. 1,045 more words

The Green Man

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

Healthcare