During the last few decades, the public has been becoming increasingly aware of the environmental and ethical concerns of wearing fur. Thankfully, lots of animal-friendly fur substitutes are popping up all over the place. In a monumental move a few months ago, Queen Elizabeth announced that she will stop wearing fur. Awesome! One decision by one person can often go a long way, and we hope this is the case here.
Sometimes, it's easy to forget how closely related we humans are to the other members of the animal kingdom. We tend to forget that all creatures come from somewhere on the same tree of life. Some dogs like to skateboard, some chimpanzees like to wear jewelry. Some bears open doors, some penguins hold "hands." Why? Come on a whirlwind tour through some of the most striking similarities between humans and animals. Get ready for some fun!
Big festivals sometimes mean a big mess. But not Coachella. For the last few years, organizers and participants have been trying very hard to reduce the festival's carbon footprint through a series of cool green initiatives. Come have a look at the festival, its history, and the efforts made by many to be as eco-friendly as possible.
As of January 1st, Thais have made grocery shopping a creative exercise, using the quirkiest alternatives to plastic shopping bags. It is pretty hilarious to see what people have started using, but we are just happy about the drop in single-use plastic.