There is something undeniably restorative about the sound of waves crashing against the shore, the smell of salty air, and the gentle sway of the water’s surface. We admit that the occasional thieving gull might provide a stressful encounter, but variety is the spice of life.
For many people, coastal living is the picture of a much-needed escape from the stresses of daily life. It’s a sanctuary where they can find balance and relaxation. But coastal living is more than just a rejuvenating vacation option – it’s also beneficial for your everyday and long-term well-being. Here are some of the many positive ways that living by the water can affect your physical health, emotional balance, and mental wellness.
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Feeling pain in your shoulders? Have a stiff neck that tightens when you try to move your head? You may be part of the one-third of people who experience neck pain every year, or the 70% of those who develop shoulder pain at some point in their life.
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Did you know, one third* of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally? Food waste is central to some of the key challenges facing the world today, including hunger and poverty, climate change, health and wellbeing and the sustainability of agriculture and oceans.
Wasting food is also a waste of the energy to grow, harvest, process and cook, and food waste in landfill can cause methane emissions, a potent greenhouse gas.
*Source: World Food Programme
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Every April 22nd, stakeholders of all backgrounds come together to advance sustainability and climate action in commemoration of Earth Day.
This Earth Day’s theme #InvestInOurPlanet highlights the importance of dedicating our time, resources, and energy to solving climate change and other environmental issues. Investing in our planet is necessary to protect it and the best way to pave a path towards a prosperous future.
As citizens, we have the power and duty to make our voices heard. What each of us does and how we do it has a massive ripple effect on our ecosystems, as well as the pace of corporate and government action.
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It may seem harmless, but light pollution has far-reaching consequences that are harmful to all living things. Effective outdoor lighting reduces light pollution, leading to a better quality of life for all. The dark sky movement is working to bring better lighting to communities around the world so that all life can thrive.
Join us this International Dark Sky Week to learn more about the movement, and discover the night where you live.
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