5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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Why Should We Join the Earth Hour?

22/03/2013

This question is, of course, a bit rhetorical. The idea of the Earth Hour is to actually act “beyond the hour”. The ecological awareness must be a constant alert in our lives, an every-day attitude, and a code by which we live and teach our children. The initiative to turn off the lights of households and businesses for one hour began in Sydney in 2007 when 2.2 million residents took part. Soon it was taken up by more and more major cities across the globe, with a constantly increasing number of…

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Infographic: Soil to Sky - Agroecology vs Industrial Agriculture

25/01/2013

The Christensen Fund shared a great infographic showing the difference between agroecology and industrial agriculture, including farm yields, biodiversity and water systems, human communities and the climate impact of our food system. Agroecological strategies can better feed the world, fight climate change and poverty, and protect soil and water while maintaining healthy, liveable communities and local economies. Industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, malnutrition and ecosystem…

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