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How to Save Bees: 6 Practical Tips You Can Use Every Day

By |2020-02-27T14:41:10+03:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

The global bee population has been in a worrying decline for the past three decades. Just what is happening to our bees and how can we save them? Why are bees so important to us? Should we bother to find out why they are disappearing or can we manage without them? Here's why we need to know how to save the bees. “One in three bites of food we eat depends entirely on bees.” Why do we need to save the bees? The majority of

Environmental Responsibility: How to Teach It to Your Children

By |2020-02-21T20:10:38+03:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The importance of teaching children environmental responsibility can never be understated and ideally begins when they are small. With their childlike sense of wonder and eagerness to learn, environmental responsibility can be modeled and taught to little ones from the moment they are born. Being a role model to your children is key when teaching values and instilling eco-friendly behaviors into their daily life. If children are brought up seeing, partaking of and living with Earth-friendly habits, they take them on board and the behaviors

32 Small Ways to Protect the Environment & Make a Difference

By |2020-07-09T19:54:48+03:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes the sheer scale of tackling climate change can appear overwhelming. But there are small ways to protect the environment. As individuals, we can sometimes feel as if there is nothing we can do to make an impact. But certain individuals are already making a big impact on how we act regarding the environment. For example, take the ‘David Attenborough Effect’. This effect saw a 53% drop in single-use plastic in just 12 months in the US and UK. But we are not celebrities with

What Can Be Recycled and What Can’t: How to Recycle Correctly

By |2020-03-02T15:45:11+03:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Reports show that more people are recycling, unfortunately, there is also an increase in rejected recycling. So what items and materials can be recycled? In the UK, a recent survey showed a remarkable 99% of British people are ‘actively recycling’. This is a huge number and shows that concern over climate change and plastic pollution is finally hitting home. But there are still problems. Although more and more of us are now getting the recycling message, it seems we don’t know what can be recycled

20 Endangered Species in the World That May Soon Become Extinct

By |2020-03-03T18:47:08+03:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

The rhinoceros, tiger, and elephant are animals that you'll see at zoos. Though they are familiar, these endangered species will disappear if we don't make an effort to protect them. There are more reasons to protect endangered animal species than you may realize. We introduce you to a few of them and suggest how you can do your part to help. Why We Should Save Endangered Species Unfortunately, some people don't understand why maintaining a healthy population of plants and animals is essential. Here are

The Importance of Renewable Energy & 8 Promising Innovations

By |2020-03-03T23:15:05+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wouldn't life be a lot easier than it is now if you could use your devices and save the planet at the same time? If you've answered yes to this question, you will understand the importance of renewable energy. What with pollution and climate change, we need alternative ways of running our devices. We explain the importance of renewable energy and introduce some overlooked innovations that could change our world. What is renewable energy? When defining renewable energy, we have to consider similar, non-traditional forms

5 Exciting Urban Transport Innovations and News All Over the World

By |2019-10-15T00:28:52+03:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Design, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

Urban transport may not always be glamorous.  The trip to work us something few of us think about regularly; but these transport innovations may be about to change that for good. The daily toing and froing to work has become a part of the daily routine.  We don’t tend to think about it too much.  Yet, there are many new innovations in urban transport which might just make that trip to work the best part of the day. Around the world, urban transport is changing. 

5 Human Overpopulation Solutions That Could Help Save Our Planet

By |2020-02-15T22:53:58+03:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

The human population is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. It is 7.3 billion now. Experts agree the maximum our planet can sustain is 10 billion. So can we come up with overpopulation solutions ourselves before it’s too late? Why we need overpopulation solutions? But first, why is the human population growing so rapidly? There are several reasons. We have a larger aging population than ever before. Many factors contribute to this. Better healthcare, better food, housing, better workplace safety practices, etc. This number is