In this age of relentless urbanization and technological advancements, the following statement often rings true: one small step for man – one giant leap backward for the environment. Today, forests are quickly being replaced by shopping malls, and ecosystems are being replaced by social networks. So it might seem a bit ironic that our mobile
In today’s world it isn’t easy to balance our love of technology with the protection of our planet. So many companies that create these conveniences are contributing to environmental issues, whether it is through their use of resources, factory conditions, conflict in other countries where materials are gathered, or just the fact that the products
Collins and Aimer Media have just released the Fragile Earth app, available from the iTunes app store. Coincidentally, it was released just before Earth Day! The app works with all devices compatible with ioS4.2 and above, and it has been optimized for the new iPad. Here’s a video on the app followed by more
This post brought to you by Triad Retail Media. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t have a pet, but I have in the past and I care greatly about animals. (Have you noticed?) It’s amazing how much technology has changed in recent years and what kind of possibilities there are now — much
If you’re not familiar with the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) study, here’s the quick summary: A ‘global warming skeptic’ who was convinced, somehow, that climate scientists who had been studying global temperatures for the last several decades hadn’t done a careful enough job. He, Dr. Richard Muller, got together a team of top statisticians and
Just as Napster transformed the music world, technology is now poised to revolutionize how we travel By Jef Cozza We’re often reminded that there is nothing new under the sun. While that may be true, technological advances have the potential to transform old practices so completely as to revolutionize the way we
There is no way to be a casual gardener. Once you begin you become obsessed, and with good reason. The process of gardening is incredibly cathartic and calming. It eases stress, boosts energy, is good for the body and can help clear the mind. The end results are often beneficial, whether in the look of a flower bed and the sweet smell of its blooms, or the use of vegetables and herbs in your daily cooking. Is it any wonder it is such a popular pass time even in the modern age?
Climate Counts has a Striding Shoppers Campaign going that is clearly worth a shout out. The company does extensive analyses of many of the world’s biggest companies to see how they are dealing with climate change and then creates scores (from 0-100) for them that consumers can use to help them in their shopping choices.