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A new season is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to switch things up around the house. The best part about decorating in an eco-friendly way is that you are not only having a positive impact on our...
Permaculture or “permanent agriculture” is an Indigenous growing method that recognizes the benefit of growing food in harmony with nature, rather than against it. This mutually beneficial growing mindset creates communities that can adapt to climate change while improving the...
From zero-waste sunscreen to sustainable swimwear, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite eco-friendly necessities so you can do your part for the environment on your next oceanfront outing. And remember, at the end of the day, it is not just...
Loaded with creamy chickpea filling, including sweet apple, crunchy celery and tangy capers, you’ll eat this dish so quickly that you’ll forget it’s all legumes. 1 398 ml can chickpeas, drained and rinsed. (Reserve aquafaba for use in other recipes such...
The late Sonja Bata, daughter-in-law of Bata Shoe Company founder Tomáš Baťa, envisioned Batawa as a model community for social and environmental sustainability. Central to this vision for the town was the conversion of Batawa’s shoe factory into a contemporary...
Alexandra Morton left California in the early 1980s to study orcas in British Columbia. She soon learned about the devastating effects that fish farms were having on wild salmon and, consequently, her beloved killer whales. Through countless Freedom of Information requests...
With most tragedies, it’s easy to turn a blind eye until it affects us directly. For most people, organizations and government bodies, the climate crisis is one of those situations. We tend to ignore it and carry on with our...
The increase in conscious consumers has also resulted in an increase in greenwashing, a marketing method companies use to take advantage of those who want to make greener choices. For example, companies may use images of trees, plants, or just brown...
Gucci has published its first-ever Equilibrium Impact Report which outlines its goals for lasting positive social and environmental impact—and the fashion house is sharing some encouraging results. The report reveals that Gucci has surpassed its 2025 reduction target four years ahead...
Scrolling through news about the environment can be discouraging—and there is much work to be done in resolving the climate crisis. But instead of just focusing on the negative, it's important to also acknowledge the progress that is being made...
Pacific Sands Beach Resort's current guest services supervisor, Megan White has just been selected for the role of environmental ambassador due to her passion as a lifelong environmental advocate. White's dedication to conservation started at a young age, when she used...
You may be surprised to learn that not all wines are vegan. In fact, many contain “fining agents,” such as egg whites and gelatin (animal protein). Pamela Sanderson, the tasting manager at Blue Grouse Estate Winery on Vancouver Island, describes how...
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