From Triple Pundit’s Newsletter, some good news in the apparel industry. VF Corp’s new anti-deforestation policy will have a big impact on the fashion industry’s effect on global forests. Actions like these by large multi-national corporations are positive steps in the direction of sustainability and remedying the damage humanity’s consumption of clothing has on the planet. Read more ›
Here is a great video explaining biomimicry. We would do well to learn from nature and design more of what we build to mimic what the natural world has perfected.
Another great article from The Natural Step Canada’s December Newsletter on how Canada’s beer industry has been maximizing resource use since prohibition. I am a big fan of the circular economy and believe every industry can do much more to get closer to this reality with cooperation and a true desire to consider minimizing waste at every opportunity.
The Economics of the Circular Economy
The Natural Step Canada’s December newsletter included a link to this article by Vince Deschamps on Natural Capital. It’s food for thought on the things we need to consider about Natural Capital and a way we can go about doing this properly.
Vince Deschamps: Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted
I love these videos and how they communicate information. Take a look and learn about Natural Capital, why it is important that we consider it in the calculation of costs when we consume products and services. For too long we have completely ignored the real cost of harvesting our natural resources and the result is an unsustainable world.
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Once again Nestle proves it is not interested in providing water to those who need it most but rather that it is interested in buying up water sources for as little as possible and then reselling it in bottles at a huge profit. Every time I go to the grocery store I see cases of Nestle Pure Life bottled water being sold and it causes me grave concern. Read more ›
If you have an idea for how to protect and promote Ontario’s Greenbelt there is a grant available. Check out the information below from Environmental Defence to see if you qualify and how to go about applying for the grant. If you receive a grant let me know at email@example.com so I can post your idea/event on the site.
Help grow Ontario’s Greenbelt
An interesting and informative article from the Children & Nature Network by Richard Louv, first published in The New Nature Movement. Nature Deficit Disorder, why we need nature in order to be sane, thriving human beings and how to bring more nature into your everyday life.
Hope you enjoy the article. Live in nature, advocate for it in your cities and towns, get your children out as much as possible to nurture their brains and bodies.
Seven Reasons for a New Nature Movement