Researchers stop water wars with science and engineering

A report by the UN has stated that water will become so scare by 2050 that there is a possibility that many conflicts or wars may be fought over water sources. It’s a scary thought to think that countries will be fighting to ensure their citizens have enough water to grow food particularly seeing as…

Recycling old mobile phones for the Mountain Gorillas

Could it be easier?  No doubt if you’re reading this you join us in the privilege of having owned a fair few mobile phones in your lifetime, most of which are probably gathering dust in a far flung corner of your house. So grab a few of those out and join the Humane Society International…

Thinking Out Loud Thursday: Why did you choose to go vegan/vegetarian?

Many of us choose to abstain from meat for the obvious reasons: we believe animals have the right to their own lives. However, now more than ever, more people are turning to vegetarianism and veganism for general health, weight loss, religious regions, allergies, and for sustainability. The rise and discussion of the ethically minded and healthy…

Adidas – taking greener steps

    In the modern age, businesses are no longer solely about profits. In other words, making a difference and making money don’t have to be mutually exclusive. This is where the triple bottom line comes in – intertwining the importance of social responsibility, environmental impact and financial outcomes into a company’s goals and performance….

Thinking Out Loud Thursday: the drivers of change

It’s that time of the week again! Thinking Out Loud Thursday! Tell us your thoughts on this week’s topic: Does change come from large companies or small independent companies? Whether it be in the area of animal rights movements or progress towards a more sustainable future, who really drives change or are both players as important…

Solar Roads – the path to the future

Are solar roads the way of the future? As the need for creative sustainable solutions grows, so too does the number of innovative ideas about how to incorporate renewables into our everyday lives. Solar roads may be one of these innovations. The nation that led in the implementation of this idea was Netherlands with their…

Thinking Out Loud Thursday: Future vegan jobs for meat industry workers

Welcome back to Thinking Out Loud Thursday! We want to start up important discussions about building an animal friendly and sustainable world, so comment below or let us know on twitter what you think about the above question. One of the most common arguments put forth to vegetarians and vegans is that getting rid of…

The Big Cat Initiative – taking steps to save animals from extinction

Big Cats such as lions, jaguars, cheetahs, leopards and tigers face a very real threat of extinction due to habitat destruction, hunting and other conflict with humans. The Big Cat Initiative was founded by National Geographic in 2009 with the aim of combating the decline in population of big cats globally. It all started in…