Guide to Sunscreens [Visual]

The sun’s harmful rays can increase our risk of developing skin cancer, and proper sun-safe behaviors – like wearing hats, clothing and sunglasses, avoiding the sun when it’s at its peak and choosing a safe and effective sunscreen – are our best defense for protection. Before heading out into the sun, read EWG’s sun safety tips and bring along a recommended sunscreen.

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“The Day the World Stops Shopping” by J.B. Mackinnon [Review]

What would happen if everyone would start to buy less? Would it be the end of the world?

This book is described by the author as a thought experiment that explores what would happen if we did not exactly stop shopping (you could say that the title is a bit of clickbait) but if we would shop significantly less – like 25% less.

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Sustainable Livestock Farming: Types & Benefits

Surely you may have read or heard something about sustainable livestock farming; its most common meaning is applied to the environmental context, where production processes are based on techniques and technologies with the least possible impact for the earth. 

It is a much-discussed topic in our society, because it becomes a criterion for consumers’ choice in animal protein decision-making. 

However, now let’s step back for a moment to understand the different spheres that the concept of sustainability touches. 

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Pam Oil, Unveiled [Visual]

Today is World Rainforest Day!

Did you know that healthy forests are the key to avoiding future pandemics? Healthy forests are a protective buffer between diseases found in non-human animals and global human populations. When we destroy them, we foster close contacts between animal populations and vulnerable human populations. That is why protecting forests NOW means protecting against pandemics now and in the future. 

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Ocean Climate Action [Infographic + Guide]

As we all cope with the current crisis, many leaders around the world are seriously considering a proposal to protect 30% of our land and ocean by 2030. Add your support to this #30×30 proposal and encourage others to do so here.

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