If you care about the environment or practicing sustainable living, there are some planet-friendly actions you’re probably taking. You may be trying to go zero waste; you’re probably learning how to recycle more effectively and taking steps to reduce your food and single-use waste. But is it enough? How can you know how much of an impact you’re making? A new quiz has the answers—but you may not like them.
Under pressure from environmental campaigners, British supermarkets are experimenting with ways to cut their plastic footprint.
Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey believes that plant-based meat products are positive for the environment, but not so much for your health.
A solo adventurer rode a stand-up paddleboard from California to Hawaii. He saw plastic the whole way there.
A three-month paddleboat float across the Pacific Ocean might seem crazy to the rest of us, but for Antonio de la Rosa it was just another challenge.
When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both
A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition sparked interest when it reported that red and white meat have a similar effect on low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol, which is associated with increased heart disease risk.
Technological advances over the years have made it easier to do business over great distances. Cars and airplanes, for instance, help us do business face to face in hours — nationwide and between continents. With those technological advances, however, have come increased carbon emissions and environmental damage.
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Trees are nature’s way of cleaning the air, but they come with the downside of needing time in order to grow. A Mexican startup called Biomitech has a way around this, however. The company has developed an artificial tree that it claims is capable of sucking up the equivalent amount of air pollution as 368 living trees. That’s not only a saving on growing time, but also on the space needed to accommodate them.