The ozone layer is healing

A recent United Nations report brings us the news that the ozone hole is progressively disappearing, and that “ozone levels over most of the globe should recover to 1980 levels by 2050.” But our atmosphere…

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Dr Kavouras on hydration: “Adopting healthy habits early on can…

Following the 6th Hydration for Health Conference, Dr Stavros Kavouras tells us why hydration matters and explains the specificities of hydration in children.

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Three ideas for changing our food system

During a round table at the Convergences World Forum 2014, four experts reflected on how sustainable agricultural production could become a key component in feeding the world in the future. They shared…

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WAVE, an exhibition to celebrate collective ingenuity

The WAVE exhibition, designed by BNP Paribas, is curated by Navi Radjou. It highlights how, through creativity and collaboration, collective ingenuity can help change the world, even with little resources.…

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These short films sum up the huge, ridiculous problem of food waste

The world puts scarce water, fossil fuels, and pesticides to growing food, but then goes ahead and tosses away 30% of it. In no other system would that be acceptable.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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!

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