Have you ever experienced that moment when you hear of such a genius yet simple idea that you think to yourself, “Gee, how did I not think of that myself?” Well that happened to me just recently while reading If We’re Sharing Everything Else, Why Not Our Coffee Cups? The idea behind this initiative, while […]

Lessons from the Portland Press

I recently came across an awesome Crowd Supply project called The Portland Press. The project takes the culture of drinking coffee and makes it more environmentally friendly by revamping the French press. Co-founders Bryan Kappa and Rob Story envision a French press that is made not out of plastic or delicate glass, but that is […]

When Environmental Activism Turns Deadly

Listening to deaths-of-eco-activists made me realize that the past couple of years have seen a surge in the killings of environmental activist and journalist all over the world. Why is that? What harm could an environmental activist cause anyone? Apparently, they’re a big threat.Take a recent case in Thailand for example. Prajob Nao-opas, 43, fought against illegal toxic […]

Champions of the Earth

While Earth Day brings environmental issues to the attention of the general public once a year, some individuals have them on their mind all year long. There are grassroot groups all over the world who devote their time to battling for Mother Earth. While many of these conscientious men or women largely go unrecognized, some […]