“A conscious business is a mission with a business, not a business with a mission.” - Steve Farrell, in Our Moment of Choice BY ARIELLE TIANGCO As I reflect on the unexpected events of this past year, I am confronted with a strange mix of emotions. Trepidation clashes with … [Read more...] about The Optimist View: “Our Moment of Choice” – Reflections on hope for the future
Since the 1990s, Taiwan has worked on an ambitious environmental preservation plan, including instituting a highly effective recycling system that repurposes 20 percent more waste than the US. The country has embraced education, especially at the elementary school level, as a key … [Read more...] about Buddhist children’s books are inspiring young environmentalists in Taiwan
"I can’t breathe." These were among the final words that George Floyd and Eric Garner gasped before their deaths at the hands of white police officers. That plea has become part of the current rallying cry for racial justice and an end to police brutality in the United States. … [Read more...] about Black environmentalists are uniting to fight climate injustice
Research into the mind-melding effects of psychedelics is becoming respectable again within the medical community, as therapeutic applications are being discovered. In addition to treating depression, PTSD, and other psychological disorders, tripping on magic mushrooms might … [Read more...] about Tripping on nature: Could psychedelics save the environment?
As you might already know, there are simple ways to make sure your wardrobe doesn’t contribute to the mass amounts of pollution created by the fashion industry. For instance, you can avoid fast fashion and buy second-hand clothes. You can also buy durable clothes that are sure to … [Read more...] about Here are 4 uncommon ways to make your wardrobe more eco-friendly