How green is your tech ?

Climate change is on nearly everybody’s mind, in one way or another. Becoming more aware of the effects of emissions on the environment, people are looking for “greener” ways to live, from buying…

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

8 simple steps to start your own organic garden

With an increased focus on pesticides and contamination, many people want to incorporate more organic foods into their daily meals. Sometimes, these organics are priced significantly higher than the conventionally…

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

Biking or walking may be the secret to a happier life

People who walk or cycle to work reported better concentration and lower levels of stress, compared to people who drive a car.

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

A “Tour de France” of entrepreneurship to change the world

From 26 August to 6 September, 50 young people from all backgrounds embarked on a tour of France organised by Ticket for Change. The idea was to introduce them to 40 committed and innovative entrepreneurs…

Tagged , , Leave a comment

Planting trees has real health benefits, we should plant more of…

Planting trees relieves asthma and saves millions of dollars in health costs. More trees, stat!

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth’s natural resources,…

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

How mushrooms and worms contribute to the future of agriculture

Sustainable agriculture has a complicated equation to solve: how do we preserve the environment while maintaining yield? The answer may lies with the fauna and microbes that constitute the soil’s biodiversity…

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

Activist fuels his bike tour with dumpster food to call attention…

By eating from dumpsters during his cycling tour across America, activist Rob Greenfield is hoping to draw attention to, and find solutions for, food waste.

Tagged , , , Leave a comment

Sophie Lavaud: “Everyone has an Everest »

In the spring of this year, amateur mountaineer Sophie Lavaud took the Danone flag with her up to the roof of the world. Her goal was to help Himalayan populations to develop their agricultural production…

Tagged , , Leave a comment

The challenges of educating on sustainability

Environmental and sustainability education is a topic that is now coming to the fore: national and European initiatives are looking to give children the tools to understand the world they live in, and…

Tagged , , , Leave a comment