Our Planet Versus Plastic Bags—A Tale of Two Cities

This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. With oceans, countries, populations, and governments inundated by a plague of plastic worldwide, it may be useful to focus on the single-use plastic bag choices made by two cities, in the same U.S.Continue Reading

Nature as a place to heal ourselves and the planet | Environment

Being in nature can heal us and our fragmented relationships with each other and even begin to contribute to the healing of the planet, according to author and filmmaker Priyanka Kumar. In Kumar’s new book, “Conversations with Birds,” she explores some of the experiences she’s had with birds and howContinue Reading

There is no livable planet without the ocean

Gim Huay Neo and Kristian Teleki Cologny, Switzerland   ●   Wed, January 11, 2023 2023-01-11 05:52 0 c97e657e05ceb3aec6820f63efe198c4 2 Academia ocean,sustainability,climate-change,biodiversity,Conference,G20,environment,business Free The ocean is vast, and its beauty and bounty move the soul. The potential of the ocean to be a powerhouse of sustainable business and equitable, resilientContinue Reading

New climate reality: Less warming, but worse impacts on the planet

Comment on this story Comment In the not-so-distant past, scientists predicted that global temperatures would surge dramatically throughout this century, assuming that humans would rely heavily on fossil fuels for decades. But they are revising their forecasts as they track both signs of progress and unexpected hazards. Accelerating solar andContinue Reading

Food For The Planet: 5 Takeaways From 2022

Food’s connection with health — both for humans and the planet — was often overlooked and neglected for the last 200 years in the western world. In 2022, though, the importance of food for the planet reemerged as an integral part of good everyday health and healing, a way toContinue Reading

Unsung Santa Cruz: Andy Carman matches restless locals with volunteer opportunities in defense of the planet

Lookout highlights regular folks doing great things An ongoing series. Send nominations to news@lookoutlocal.com. Community volunteering is often about helping people — mentoring teens, caring for seniors, feeding the less fortunate, etc. And who could possibly argue that it should be any other way? But for many, the volunteering impulseContinue Reading

Soul Community Planet Adds Costa Rican Wilderness Lodge to Its Growing Collection of SCP Hotels

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Soul Community Planet (SCP) today announced its acquisition of the 189-acre Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, marking its first international expansion. The ocean-front property, which will be renamed SCP Corcovado Wilderness Lodge, is the only lodge to border the renowned Corcovado National Park.Continue Reading