Permaculture, a regenerative practice that takes us beyond sustainability. Over the past two decades, the sustainability movement has picked up pace but we continue inching towards complete depletion. In this article, we discuss the ethics and 12 guiding principles of permaculture that makes it far superior than current sustainable practices. Could permaculture be the solution to our environmental challenges?
Everyone is being made increasingly aware of the menace unleashed by single use plastic straws. Wouldn’t it be perfect if we had an organic and eco-friendly alternative to plastic straws so that we could enjoy our favourite beverages, guilt-free? A Bengaluru based startup has made this possible.
Genetic modifications (GMOs) are essential for the future of agriculture, environmental stability, and the fight against climate change. Despite their importance, the world is fearful of and reluctant to acknowledge the benefits of GMOs. This is due in part by the media’s spread of misinformation regarding GMOs and a public misunderstanding of the science behind them. Should the GM crops be given a second chance?
Have you ever wondered if there is a metric or a grade that defines how sustainable you truly are? Is it just black-and-white i.e., either you are sustainable or you are not? Turns out there is more to this story that what meets the eye. Meet the sustainability spectrum, a continuum that helps you progress up the degree of sustainability and adapt suitable lifestyle changes.
When it comes to organic waste, people are increasingly being made aware that composting is the way to go. However, of the variety of composting methods out there, which one is best for you?