VOLUNTEERING AND TRAVEL

By Renee Daly A 'NATURAL' PROGRESSION As we become more conscientious, so too does our idea of travel and the ‘imprint’ we want to make on the world as we go. After a while, taking short vacations to hit up...
"Herbal remedies may date back centuries, but their appeal to the modern consumer is unprecedented. Experts project herbal supplement sales will soon surpass $86 billion globally, and industry groups claim over 170 million Americans consume supplements each year. As pharmaceutical prices continue...
Parenting in a Fear-Based Society Written by Brittany Shenk Parenting expectations have shifted with each new generation. Parenting in the 1960s was different than parenting in the 1980s, and even further removed than parenting in the 2010s. We are living in...
Taking On the World’s Environmental Issues, One Person at a Time By Natalie Montanaro It may feel as if you are alone in the world when it comes to dealing with issues of noise and air pollution, waste management, clean and...
Do You Know Which Plastic Packaging Items Aren’t Recyclable? By Natalie Montanaro The facts are undeniable: plastic waste and its effects on the environment have reached phenomenal proportions. The world’s oceans have been inundated with non-recyclable plastics that choke and...
What These Three Big Trends Have in Common: Minimalism, Spiritualism, and Environmentalism By Wendy Stein   SUSTAINABLE TRENDS Sustainable trends are actions taken by businesses, organizations, groups of people, and individuals that ensure an end to exploitation of resources and build systems that...
Can You Live in the City and Be Sustainable? From the high desert farming communities in the Drakensberg Mountains of Southern Africa to the tropical islands in Thailand people are noticing climate change. Awareness is building momentum and the message...
Ten Influential Female Writers to Engage and Enliven Your Thoughts as an Ecofeminist By Natalie Montanaro Ecofeminism embodies many aspects of the human condition that relate to ecology, with male dominance being seen as influential, materialism as damaging, spirituality as enlightening,...
Food Waste Goes Gourmet: Saving the Planet With Discarded Foods The UN Food and Agricultural Council’s estimates show that almost one-third of food produced globally goes to the dump. So, the question is, what is wrong with all of this discarded...
The Ethics Economy. 2018 seems to be a year for making a stand. As individuals and organizations, issues of general concern, such as the ever-increasing plastic problem, are becoming more commonplace. These issues are often connected to organizations decisions, processes,...

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