The future of recycling

According to EPA, the recycling of plastic, glass and paper has taken firm hold in the United States after years of steady growth. As indicated by the EPA, the U.S. recovered about 10% of such material in 1960, but it…

Oceans and the plastic problem

The garbage is not just an eyesore. Scientists worry it may harm marine life and humans. Not only do animals get tangled in fishing lines and other big debris, but they ingest smaller bits of plastic also, which then release…

Online Shopping and Cardboard

More than ever, we’re shopping with a scroll and a click online instead of in our local brick and mortar stores. Lucrative same day shipping deals and the convenience of shopping from home propelled the growth of e commerce: up…

Can we change the way we recycle

When it comes to recycling, studies demonstrate that we may be easily swayed, and small details can create big changes in behavior. Remi Trudel of Boston University discovered that when an object loses its original form, its chances of being…

What the future holds?

Recently couple of studies were done about the population, carbon emission and gross domestic product data from 152 countries accounting for 98.7 of the world’s population as of 2015 over the past 50 years to develop a new statistical model,…

How can I reduce my carbon footprint?

Eat Less Meat The single most efficient action you can do to combat weather change is to stop eating meat. Just limiting your meat intake can make a big difference. Greenhouse gas emissions from agribusiness are bigger problem than fossil…

What can we do to clean the ocean?

Each year on June eight we celebrate World Oceans Day, a date chosen by the United Nations to recognize our relationship with the ocean through various ways of world connection. Around the globe, through the World Ocean Network, The Ocean…

Do we live in symbiosis with the ocean?

Life below the surface can not endure without us changing how we live our lives above the surface. And that means our idea of ocean conservation needs to be largely broadened. Over the past decades, we have grown more sophisticated…