eco-conscious

Promotion of Biodiversity and Localized Farming Crucial for Conservation

August 20, 2010 / No Comments

“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent interview. Nabhan is an ethnobotanist/gardener whose promotion of biodiversity has caught the attention of many over the years.  He is known for his work in biodiversity as an ethnobotanist.  Since ‘Coming Home to Eat’ was published ...

Passing On Green Values To Your Pets

July 27, 2010 / 1 Comment

Eco-conscious pet owners are seeking to pamper their beloved animals with eco-friendly products. Up on offer are hemp and bamboo collars, organic coconut chip nibbles and even beds made of recycled material. Till a while ago, ‘pampering your pet’ options were limited to expensive diamond collars and fitness trainers and regimes for pets to get in shape and healthy. Now ...

Apple Looking at a Comprehensive Green Way

September 28, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6534" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A greener apple ..."][/caption] Gadget makers have often been accused of being wasteful and excessive, leading to giant carbon footprints. Organizations like Greenpeace have been very vocal of these practices and now even consumers are beginning to take notice. Apple, like other companies, has moved to reduce its carbon footprint, and has vowed to reduce it dramatically over ...