Why is Biodiversity Important?

If you’re into eco-friendly living, you’ve probably heard the term “biodiversity” bandied around but what is it and why does it matter? Why Is Biodiversity Important? You don’t need to be an ecocentrist to understand that biodiversity loss can be…

What The Heck Is The Paris Agreement?

The Paris Agreement is one of the most talked-about treaties in the world and yet, it can be a bit hard to work out just what the Paris Agreement is. And isn’t. So, we talked to a handful of environmental…

How to Avoid Greenwashing, According To Insiders

We are all trying to lead better lives. And most of us want to buy products that are kinder to the planet. But as we don’t have an unlimited amount of time to research everything we buy we all rely…

A Natural Beauty Guide for 2022

The desire to begin a natural beauty regime is becoming particularly more common in these turbulent times. Our readers regularly send in questions about how to get started with natural, clean beauty products. A common refrain from Whole People community…

Will Seed Banks Save The World?

The concept of a seed bank is a simple one. It’s a repository of seeds from the world’s plant species that will allow plant breeders to replant the world if climate change, natural disasters, or nuclear war should rain down…

Vegan Cosmetics Statistics for 2022

The global vegan cosmetics market is booming but what does that mean, exactly? We went in search of the numbers and we’re pleased to report there is a huge degree of optimism in the vegan cosmetics market and the global…

What Are Carbon Footprints?

Everyone has a personal carbon footprint and that carbon footprint is currently about an average of four tons of carbon each year. That’s a problem. If we want to keep global warming under the 2 degrees Celsius threshold, we need…