Inspiring Brand: Solo New York
We all know that one of the easiest ways to help the environment is by using eco-friendly bags, the kind that is reusable and washable and if only more people would pivot to eco-friendly bags, we could then cut down the number of plastic bags being manufactured and distributed all over the world.
What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? Western Civilization in Fifty Plants By Stephen A. Harris
Plants are an indispensable part of our everyday lives. From the coffee bean that gets roasted for our morning brew to the grasses that feed the animals we eat to the rubber tree that provides the raw materials used in the tires of our cars, we depend on plants for nearly every aspect of our lives.
The Church Forests Of Ethiopia : A Mystical Geography A film by Jeremy Seifert
Nearly all of Ethiopia’s original trees have disappeared, but small pockets of old-growth forest still surround Ethiopia’s churches, living arks of biodiversity amongst the brown grazing fields.
Yellow Squash Cacio e Pepe
Even if you’re not on any kind of particular diet this vegetable dish has lots of tangy flavor and is full of B vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. It’s the kind of meal you can make for yourself for lunch because it’s quick and very nutritious.
PW Tip 1: Reduce Clothing Waste – ThredUp
As the largest online consignment and thrift store, thredUP is inspiring a new generation of conscious consumers to think secondhand first. A destination for millions to buy and sell secondhand apparel, thredUP helps women save more money and time for the things that matter most.
The Joys of Nature
The National Trust in England, is launching a series of activities to help people engage more with their natural surroundings, as new research released by the conservation charity, shows those with an active ‘engagement’ with nature are more likely to help tackle the nature crisis.
Fantastic Fungi by Louie Schwartzberg
Contributions from Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Eugenia Bone, and many more experts make Fantastic Fungi an awe-inspiring visual journey through the exotic, little-known realm of fungi and its amazing potential to positively influence our lives.
Viktor Schauberger: A Life of Learning from Nature by Jane Cobbald
Viktor Schauberger’s knowledge of natural energies led to inventions which, if properly harnessed, could solve the world’s energy crisis. Unfortunately most people still find his ideas difficult to understand or accept.
David Hockney & Vincent Van Gogh
When describing how Van Gogh has inspired him, and whose work Hockney has long admired, “ his paintings are full of movement,” he said. “What people love about Van Gogh’s paintings is that all the brush marks are visible and you can see how they are painted…”
The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things by Peter Wohlleben
Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous forests can make it rain. But what are the processes that drive these incredible phenomena? And why do they matter?
Did you know that there is very little research into the aggregated effects of exposure to indoors pollutants from kitchen products, cleaning products, cooking fumes, fireplace smoke, insect sprays, air fresheners and scented candles, all of which can cause poor air quality in our homes, workspaces and schools.