Those of us who want to practice conservation are always looking to spend our money wisely by purchasing eco-friendly products. This is trickier than one would think. Companies are doing everything possible to give themselves and their products a reputation for being ecologically responsible. Their marketing experts are busily engaged in “green-washing”, while consumers are confused into buying products which give a misleading impression about their environmental impact. This excellent 8-minute video can help.
It is exciting to see the emergence of articles in business publications, showing at last a willingness to talk about a subject that until now has been strictly taboo. The subject in question is, of course, the fact that our … Continue reading →
A person who follows a vegan diet uses 50% less CO2 9% as much oil 7.7% as much water 5.5% as much land compared to a meat eater. … Continue reading →
It turns out that plant-based food is good for both the environment and the economy. And then there is the very important factor of how a plant-based diet benefits our health. A healthier population means medical costs are lower – another benefit. … Continue reading →
Preserving native habitat ensures survival of orchids in the wild Location, location, location. This is the mantra of real estate agents when they tell you how much you can get for your house when you’re selling, or how much you’ll … Continue reading →
Happy New Year to our orchid conservation readers! This is the year to focus on biodiversity and climate change. What a New Year’s Resolution (or Revolution) that would be! It is time to bring out the champagne and celebrate not … Continue reading →