In this day and age, the attachment we have to our smartphones is next to something out of a romance novel. Whether by checking the news, playing games, or scrolling through social media, we spend much of our waking hours on our devices. While some may view this attachment as less than favourable, there are undeniable benefits to today’s technology – like empowering us to make … [Read more...] about Go Green In A Snap With These Sustainability Apps!
Tips to cutting down your plastic consumption, and living a "greener" lifestyle.
Have you taken the challenge? Plastic Free July is a environmental challenge originating from Australia, but which is available to pledge around the world. The challenge runs the entire month of July, and is simple, “Choose to refuse single-use plastics during July”. Sounds easy, right? Well, in one word; yes. The challenge is easy, but you’re going to want to come prepared. … [Read more...] about Plastic Free July: Take the challenge
World Ocean's day is June 8, and it is Oceans Week in Halifax (if you are in Halifax, check out all the amazing events going on). I thought I would write a short post on 3 easy things you can do to help the oceans. The ocean's health is critical to our survival, and the way we are treating it now is terrible: we treat it like a garbage dump, and we need to stop. … [Read more...] about Happy Belated Oceans Day – 3 ways you can help the oceans
In honor of Rachel Carson’s birthday (May 27th 1907-April 14th, 1964), the following consists of a brief biography of this amazing women and her influences on modern ecology and the global environmental movement. … [Read more...] about Who Began the Environmental Movement? // Qui a inspiré le mouvement environnemtal?
Happy Earth Day friends! Hope you are doing something outdoors today to enjoy the amazing planet we live on - and I challenge you to pick up 10 pieces of garbage on your travels today. … [Read more...] about Happy Earth Day