There’s some dismal news when it comes to the Canadian environment: our mountains could become a lot less interesting by 2100. Researchers at UBC said yesterday that 70 per cent of the glacier ice in Alberta and British Columbia could...
Costa Rica is a little country that’s making a BIG impact. The nation – long known for its economic practices – has survived 2015 to date entirely on renewable energy. Now if only it was as easy for other countries to do the same
To help you up your green game in 2015, we’ve talked to local experts to find out what we can do to be better cheerleaders for the planet this year. Smart Cars and blue bins are great, but here are a few more common sense tips that you should be implementing into your everyday life
The world's biggest party on earth for the earth is happening this summer. Al Gore and Pharrell announced that the second Live Earth concert series will kick off globally on June 18th today at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Maybe it's one of those things that will date our generation, but the concept of buying water has seemed like a normal thing to do for a while. Which means too many of us are guilty of going for Evian over tap water. But now we have another option that might make everyone feel a little greener: it’s called boxed water
In case you haven't heard, today is Earth Day. Every 22nd of April since 1970 has been dedicated to showing our planet some love, something that should probably be done a lot more often than just once annually. With a global population set to reach 10.5 billion by 2050, ensuring future generations actually do have a future on this planet should be one of our highest priorities
Aveda saves water in their signature earth-loving style as part of their worldwide initiative Aveda’s Global Earth Month Campaign to raise funds and awareness for environmental projects around the world. This means fundraising initiatives like a 24-hour hair cut-a-thon, Aveda's Walk for Water and a special candle sold exclusively for Earth Month. We stopped by Civello Queen St. for a waterless hair styling session, where we learned secrets to take day two or day three hair from flat to fabulous- all without water.
How will we survive extinction? This is the question asked in the very beginning of award-winning 33-year-old filmmaker Rob Stewart’s second documentary Revolution, which opened in theatres nationwide on Friday. As its name suggests, the film marks the need for and beginning of a global movement – and the first step is to get to the theatre to see it
In many restaurants, bottled water is becoming less available. Instead, many restaurateurs have opted to integrate in-house filtration systems, providing guests with refreshing water of the still or sparkling variety. Here's why Q water is catching on
You've heard about the 100 Mile Diet, but what about the 100 Mile House? A new competition in Vancouver is looking to see how we can build our homes sustainably from materials within 100 miles of the building site