Are solar panels bad because we use fossil fuels to build them? The is a classic case of using the Nirvana Fallacy to tear down many potential environmental solutions. But as we fight a global ecological crisis, we cannot afford to encourage such logic.
After wheezing and coughing for years, the lockdown was like a brief holiday in the mountains for our cities. But we may be heading right back to the good old days…
Overripe bananas are a big problem, especially now when we have to buy fruits in bulk due to the pandemic. But don’t worry! Guest blogger Ramita Menon has you covered.
The plastic menace continues to grow, threatening human life and lives across ecosystems. Project Nawah, a student initiative, recognizes bamboo as a sustainable alternative. This is their story of how they empowered marginalized women to spearhead the switch from plastic to bamboo products.
Trees cool the air in 2 ways: 1) by intercepting sunlight (shading), they allow less heat to reach the ground; 2) by transpiration cooling, which is the cooling effect caused when water from stomata gets converted into water vapor and evaporates.
The 10 features of an effective sustainability standard help you identify the most reliable and impactful ecolabels in a crowded—and confusing—market.
Beforest is is reconnecting people’s lives with nature through a unique farming initiative in India. They have a clear goal: leave the ecological space richer in a measurable way. Here’s a snapshot of their story.