Water Consumption and Desalination

This article covers the topics of water consumption, desalination, and their connections to current environmental degradation and climate change. Earth is the only planet currently known to harbour life, thanks to one particular resource, water. Throughout human history, civilizations that were able to harness freshwater for consumption and agriculture thrived. It’s why we see soContinue reading “Water Consumption and Desalination”

Fast Fashion Culprit: Boohoo Group

This article focuses on the UK-based fashion collective the boohoo group. While the company has been making efforts to appear more sustainable – whether in their worker’s wages and conditions or in the materials they use – the company is still falling short when it comes to actual changes. Due to this severe disconnect, theContinue reading “Fast Fashion Culprit: Boohoo Group”

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

On December 23, 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided in resolution 49/214 that on August 9th each year, International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples would be celebrated. This date marks the day of the first meeting in 1982 of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Watch the brief video below created by theContinue reading “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples”

The Atlantic Ocean Current

This article explores what the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation is, its importance to the planet, and its tipping point for demise. This summer has really been unlike any other for a multitude of reasons. First off, we proudly watched our Canadian athletes have a historic summer Olympic Games, but with no fans in attendance. OurContinue reading “The Atlantic Ocean Current”

Global Mass Flooding Events: July 2021

July 2021 has been a challenging and significant month around the globe, with natural disasters occurring from coast to coast. These extreme weather events have caused bodies of water and sewage systems to overflow, dams to break, pipes to burst, infrastructure to crumble, and lives to be lost. Our team has been keeping track ofContinue reading “Global Mass Flooding Events: July 2021”

Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink

This article explains a recent study that has concluded the Amazon rainforest is now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs. Read more to find out about the study and how the largest forest in the world has deteriorated to the point where it can no longer keep up with the worlds carbon production. The AmazonContinue reading “Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink”

Climate Disasters: Flooding in Europe

Last week, videos and photos began surfacing of the catastrophic flooding that took place in western Europe. Many across the world are wondering how this happened, why the government wasn’t better prepared, and what this means for those impacted. This article focuses on communities in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, and how residents haveContinue reading “Climate Disasters: Flooding in Europe”

Fashion Innovation Spotlight: MoEa Sneakers

Our team is constantly connecting with those from around the world working to make a difference in a range of industries. Recently, we connected with the founders of MoEa sneakers – a new product presently part of a French Kickstarter campaign. Keep reading to learn more about how this new product will be changing theContinue reading “Fashion Innovation Spotlight: MoEa Sneakers”

What is The Green New Deal?

You have most likely at some point in the past 3 years read, or heard someone talking about The Green New Deal. You know it has something to do with the environment, but what exactly is it? This article provides insight on what The Green New Deal is, how it will effect Americans livelihoods, andContinue reading “What is The Green New Deal?”

Plastic-Free July: What You Need to Know

July has come, and with it has come so much talk about “Plastic-Free July”. While the name is pretty self-explanatory, this article will explore exactly what this means and how it began. Plastic Free July® is a key initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit organization that was officially established in 2017. TheContinue reading “Plastic-Free July: What You Need to Know”