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Sustainable home improvement has become a huge trend lately, especially since the majority of us spent the last two years indoors and we have become more conscious about how our purchasing decisions affect the environment. What I love most about eco-friendly...
Maintenance season in the garden is just as important (if not more) than the initial seeding and transplanting season. Although there isn’t much you can do that will completely ruin your planted crops, there are a few tricks to keeping...
In a list known as the Dirty Dozen, Ocean Wise has identified the 12 most frequently littered items on Canada’s freshwater and marine shorelines, to raise awareness about the types of shoreline litter and help develop solutions to minimize its...
Most risotto recipes use tons of butter and Parmesan cheese, which is of course not vegan-friendly. But I find using vegan butter to soften the shallots and toast the rice, and substituting vegan Parm works just great. As for the...
These days, we're seeing wild mushrooms everywhere—chaga mushrooms blended into coffee, lion’s mane mushroom sold in extract form, and hen-of-the-woods mushrooms served in risotto—so you might be curious about how to forage them for yourself. Before you wander into the...
If you have a garden but have noticed a lack of bees, butterflies and birds flying around, you may be missing a few key pieces in your garden’s ecosystem. Planting flowering herbs and veggies is a great way to attract...
BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don was one of the first in the mainstream to spearhead the initiative when he prompted gardeners to wait until June to mow their lawns for the first time. This 'No Mow' trend for May...
Many weddings were put on hold for the past two and a half years, but with things slowly returning to normal, it’s the perfect opportunity to start planning your dream sustainable wedding. Here are a few tips, courtesy of Fleur De...
Unfortunately, not all rings are made equal. The industry’s mining techniques for diamonds and gold have been exposed as extractive and consumptive without regard for the ecosystems and communities they tear apart. The mining of precious metals has caused widespread...
Gardeners have a tremendous opportunity to conserve water usage on their plots. Although it may not seem like a lot, if everyone used less water, or used water more efficiently, we could increase our self-sufficiency for growing food while reducing...
From coral reefs to honey bees, it’s undeniable that human activity is threatening the health and wellness of many organisms that play a critical role in sustaining our planet’s ecosystems. Seed Health, a microbiome science company pioneering innovations in probiotics...
It’s estimated that more than 25 percent of the population currently lives with allergic disorders and it’s looking like that number will continue to increase with climate change. Even though weather and plant behaviour play a major part in triggering...
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