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Environment & Nature

Gaia Hypothesis

The Gaia Hypothesis: What Does It Mean for Life on Earth?

Some consider the Gaia hypothesis mere spiritual speculation – for others, it's key to understanding life on Earth. Here's the truth about the Gaia theory. Read more

water for birds

Water for Birds: Helping Refresh Our Feathered Friends

When it's hot and dry, birds need to drink more — just like us. We’ll share our best tips for how to provide water for birds in your neighborhood. Read more

ecosystem tropical rainforest

Tropical Rainforest Ecosystems: Why Are They Important?

As the green lungs of our planet, the ecosystem of tropical rainforests play an important role for the world's climate. Read more

what to do if you find a baby bird

What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird: How to Help

Let's say you find a baby bird that fell out of its nest, now what? Here are a few tips on what to do if you've found a baby bird, and how you can help. Read more

Minimalist Podcast

5 Inspiring Minimalist Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Minimalist podcasts are a great way to reduce both stress and our impact on the planet. Just getting started? Here are 5 of the best minimalism podcasts! Read more

Carbon Emissions

Carbon Emissions in the US: What We Have to Change

Carbon emissions in the US haven’t decreased in 30 years. However, the negative effects of CO2 are now undeniable. What can we do to change course? Read more

feeding squirrels

Feeding Squirrels: What You Should Know

People love feeding squirrels, but should you do this? We'll look at which foods are appropriate for squirrels and what you need to know. Read more

flowers for bees

11 Flowers for Bees: Turn Your Garden or Balcony Into a Bee Paradise

In urban and suburban cities, it can be difficult for honey bees, bumble bees and other insects to find enough nectar and pollen to sustain themselves. By keeping the right flowers for bees on your terrace, balcony or garden, you can help the pollinators find the food they need. Read more