Environnement

Grow veggies from leftovers
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Growing veggies from leftovers

Did you know that many fruits and vegetables can regrow from their leftovers? Vegetative multiplication of plants allows some plants to reproduce without needing to be…

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Cleaning your home the non-toxic way
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Cleaning your home the non-toxic way

Conventional cleaners are usually toxic, but cleaning products shouldn’t be more dangerous than the problem you’re trying to solve, right? Here are several DIY solutions to…

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Cleaning with no chemicals
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Cleaning with no chemicals

Today’s home cleaning products can contain a range of chemicals harmful for both ourselves and the environmental. A big culprit in harmful cleaning agents comes from…

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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits
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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits

Feeding our 7.6 billion population with current diets and production practices, is fast degrading terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, depleting vital water resources, and helping to drive…

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healthy eating
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5 surprising benefits of a plant-based diet

Many of the more important benefits of a plant-based diet – particularly for climate health and animals – are well known. Yet surprisingly, despite the science being quite…

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Healthy results from a diet shift

As we move into 2020, there are increasingly easily accessible plant-based food alternatives to help us combat unhealthy eating habits, and live a cleaner lifestyle. What…

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A Plant-based Diet Changed My Life

Pat McAuley describes the impact that food has on his life and why he is an advocate of the health and environmental benefits of plant-based living.…

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Should you buy organic?

Buying fruit and vegetables can sometimes be challenging – is it always worth spending more for organic over conventionally produced products? It is generally known that…

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New Zealanders are reducing their meat consumption

According to a report titled “Hungry for Plant-Based: Consumer Insights”, approximately a third of New Zealanders say they are reducing their meat consumption. The report, commissioned…

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‘Flexitarian’ or full vegetarian?

According to new research by Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore, USA, a ‘flexitarian’ diet with one serving of meat a day has a lower carbon…

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