Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of…

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6 Simple Ways to Improve the Environment within a Month

While climate change or global warming seem to be some of the most divisive topics around the world, most people would agree that protection of the environment is something that we all must take more seriously. Are there any simple but drastic ways to improve the environment every day? Globally, there are about 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste, a vast majority…

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5 Unexpected Ways Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Affects You

Plastic pollution in the ocean is, by far, one of the worst biohazards of the Millenium. It damages the ecosystem, causing marine life and birds to become extinct. We know that an ocean with plastic pollution floating in it can't have many positive effects. But how does it affect the environment, and by extension, our lives? We have some answers. How does plastic…

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8 Fun Facts about Raccoons That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

No one can forget a face with a zorro-like mask. That face is of the fun facts about raccoons you'd know well. Everyone knows that raccoons are creatures which are somewhat of a nuisance and scour through garbage. Fewer would be aware of the fun facts about raccoons we are about to introduce. What Are Raccoons? You're probably aware that the raccoon, or…

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8 Benefits of Bamboo That Make It Great for Going Green

The bamboo conjures the image of a cute, cuddly panda. Beautiful imagery aside, the benefits of bamboo extend beyond keeping this huggable creature alive. Few of us realize that bamboo plays a large part in protecting the environment. We can give it support by using it in furniture and materials in the home. You will discover the benefits of bamboo and learn how…

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

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…

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Environmental Responsibility: How to Teach It to Your Children

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…

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32 Small Ways to Protect the Environment & Make a Difference

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…

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

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…

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5 Exciting Urban Transport Innovations and News All Over the World

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…

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