How You Can Help the Environment – Part 1

Students are striving to learn how they can contribute to bettering the world. There are clubs and classes on a number of social issues, and these teach students what they can do to change these issues. One of the more popular causes over the past few years has been focused on preserving resources and helping the environment. There are a number of ways that you too can help to protect Mother Earth. Here are three ways that you can help....

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A Vegan or a Vegetarian Diet – Part 2

Nutrition Research has proven that both vegan and vegetarian diets are typically low in cholesterol and saturated fat. They also tend to include a high amount of healthy plant compounds, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Further, they contain high amounts of foods that are dense in nutrients. These could include fruits vegetables, seeds, nuts, soy products, and grains. Vegan and vegetarian diets that are poor planned, however, may result in an insufficient intake of certain nutrients, particularly vitamin D, zinc, calcium,...

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A Vegan or a Vegetarian Diet – Part 1

Vegetarian diets have apparently existed since 700 B.C. There are a number of different types and people may choose to adopt them for various reasons, such as religion, ethics, health, and, for course, for the environment. Vegan diets are more recent but have received a lot of coverage of late thanks to a more eco-friendly attitude brought on by increased awareness of climate change. Here, we’re going to take a look at how vegetarian and Vegan diets are similar and...

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The Case for Al Gore – Part 2

One argument that Al Gore has heard time and again is that mainstream advocates for climate change are not paying attention to the spiritual problems that drive mankind to ignore the world’s natural systems and to continually consume, expand, and pollute. The argument states that the mainstream is altering and profiting from a system that is unjust. The irony is that Gore knows that argument only too well: from his own perspective. His very first book, Art in the Balance,...

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The Case for Al Gore – Part 1

The era of President Donald J Trump has brought with it a feeling of unease. A large number of people now believe that America, democracy, and even is more at risk than it was just a few short years ago. Al Gore, on the other hand, still adheres to a relentless belief in democracy. And he's unlikely to be convinced otherwise. An easier Gore He may, at one time, have been something of a wooden politician. Perhaps he’s now fighting...

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Who’s Responsible for Climate Change? – Part 1

Climate change is not a hoax. It’s caused by mankind and we’re witnessing the effects. Unless we ramp up our efforts to reduce carbon pollution, the effects could well destroy the climate that is responsible for modern civilisation in the first place. As each of these points is vital to the future of our planet, let’s tackle them one by one. Greenhouse gases The greenhouse effect is why we have a planet to live on. The basics of physics have...

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Who’s Responsible for Climate Change? – Part 2

The direct warming intensifies droughts by drying out and heating land that has been affected by less precipitation. The droughts are also worsened by warming due to early snowmelt, which reduces a vital reservoir used in the West in the dry summer season. Also, climate change alters precipitation patterns, which results in parched semi-arid-regions. Scientists have said that they are seeing this happen in the Mediterranean, as well as, apparently, in the southwest. The early snowmelt, and the heating and...

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How to Eat a More Sustainable Diet – Part 2

Buy fair trade When you purchase foods that are fair trade, you’re investing in a movement with a purpose to improve the working environment of farmers and holding farms responsible for meeting environmental standards. Whether a cereal or a chocolate bar, purchasing fair trade food means that you’re buying GMO-free foods that were made with sustainably-sourced water and soil. The majority of fair trade food is also organic. Buy ugly-looking fruits and vegetables This might sound odd but when you’re...

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How to Eat a More Sustainable Diet – Part 1

While many people constantly endeavour to eat a more healthy and balanced diet, that doesn’t mean that it’s a more sustainable one. It’s every bit as important, in the world in which we live, to adopt a diet with sustainability in mind. The Earth has been harmed by the animal agriculture industry and so we’re relying more on soil from abroad for our produce. Therefore, we need to think about what we can do to cook and eat in a...

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