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.
Robert Sapolsky is a legendary researcher who spent over 20 years researching baboons in their natural habitat. He has tons to teach us about primates and ourselves. The man has published mountains of research papers in prestigious journals, and he has managed to show the world that baboons are a lot more similar to humans than we tend to think. Come have a look at this intriguing topic.
Scientists declare bees to be the "most important creatures on Earth" They help us, and the entire planet, in a few surprising ways. Sadly, recent years have seen a decline in bee populations. But we shouldn't lose hope, because everyone can do their part to help our little friends through their hard times.
The vegan movement has been gaining traction for a while now. This year, the Golden Globes made the bold move to completely veganize their menu. We invite you to take a look at this historical decision.
Deep in the heart of Saharan Africa lives a tribe that has an interesting twist on traditional Islamic customs: rather than woman wearing a face veil, it is the men of the Tuareg tribe who adhere to this custom. A look at the customs and culture of the Tuareg reveals that when it comes to traditions, they go against the grain.
An exciting new law is being implemented in the state of California. It's a bill that strictly prohibits the selling of fur products and applies to coats and handbags alike. While bans have been springing up in various cities, namely Los Angeles, Berkeley, and San Francisco, California's managed to get there first. The selling, trading, displaying, or donating of fur will officially become an illegal practice in the state as of the start of 2023 - hooray! There are exceptions, however, to be aware of.
The new movie, Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix is a smash-hit. It's making waves throughout the world, with Phoenix and his outstanding lead performance at the center of everything. Phoenix, who is a long-time vegan and animal rights activist, is using his celebrity and that of the film to spread the word and get the animal rights message out to the world. With his multiple animal-friendly initiatives, he hopes to make a difference, and to inspire others to follow suit.
Jane Fonda has set the new standard for cool grandma goals. For the fifth week in a row, the activist Queen, Jane Fonda, was arrested at her own Climate Change Protest falling the day before her 82nd birthday. We have clearly been underestimating this woman, what a boss!