Best Ways To Reduce Microplastics at Home & Beyond

A piece of plastic less than five millimetres across is a piece of microplastic and the average person is creating and worse, consuming, millions possibly billions of these pieces of plastic everyday. We don’t know the full list of health…

A World Environment Day Lowdown

Did you know that every year people gather to celebrate World Environment Day? And that it has been going on since 1974 when it was first carried out in Spokane in the United States? But what is World Environment Day…

How Does Food Waste Impact The Environment?

Food waste doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In a world where everyone has food security and where food production is not in itself wasteful we could all compost much of our food waste and use it to produce…

What Is Cork? And Is It Sustainable?

If there’s anything that we love more on a Friday night after work than a cold glass of chardonnay, we’re not sure what it is. And it is wine that always brings corks to our minds. So, last time we…

What is Holism?

A holistic approach is the idea that a system should be seen as a whole entity rather than as a collection of individual parts. This idea has led to the concept of holism in human behavior, physical anthropology, and social…

The Life And Times Of Lynn Margulis

Lynn Margulis was one of biology’s most colorful and accomplished individuals. She was one of the earliest proponents of the Gaia hypothesis and a trailblazer in Molecular biology. She attend the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools when she turned 15…