Social and Environmental Issues

Should value measured in TIME or MONEY? When you made your last purchase, what was the first number you thought about? Was it the number on the price tag? Or, the number of years you thought your purchase might last?...

2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of this blog. As I look back on the reason I have kept this website going over the past decade, I can proudly and honestly mark out the why that makes me do what I do. I sincerely want to...

We all love to bring in the new year with lots of bubbles and joyous cheer, however, you may want to break a few habits over this festive season that will keep you from ruining your green-minded resolutions. BYO glass. The drinking is fun while it lasts,...

New York - Earth Day - Friday, April 22 2016 The United Nations hosts over 170 nations to sign the ‘Paris Agreement’ — a profound climate pact negotiated last year focussed on dealing with greenhouse gas emission mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020. Amongst other speakers,...

(FROM SMH 1st April 2014) The International Court of Justice has upheld Australia's bid to ban Japan's Antarctic whaling program. ICJ president Peter Tomka said the court concluded the scientific permits granted by Japan for its whaling program were not scientific research as defined under International Whaling Commission rules. Australia...

Recycling initiatives are popping up nearly everywhere you look. As climate change moves further and further into the spotlight, sustainability becomes an increasingly important concern on every level, from national governments to local elementary schools. If you're here, it's likely you've already gotten smarter about...

Making money just isn't so green these days. It seems despite having multiple job choices, we are left with a selection of career moves that tend to eat away at our ecological guilt conscience. According to  ANYA KAMENETZ of Fast Company, there is good news on the horizon...

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