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Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?

It’s time to switch from cling-wrapped plastic trays to loose, seasonal fruit and veg, and reclaim the vital relationship with what we eat<p>When I arrive home from a big shop, or receive a delivery, I spend 10 minutes unwrapping packaging and putting it in the bin, renaturing my fresh fruit and …

Pollution

How to Use Less Plastic Because We're Using Way Too Much

There’s about a ton of plastic for each person living in the world today—that’s 8,300 million tons of plastic produced since 1950, most of which has …

Sustainability

Six-year-old's plea to New Zealand: get rid of plastic

Tousle-haired Carter Lockwood might look cute, but when he starts wagging his finger, he means business.

New Zealand

A Few Celebrities Said We Should All #StopSucking, So I Spent A Week Trying To

This simple lifestyle change can have a huge positive impact on our environment.<p><i>LifeTrial is an original A Plus series where we try our hand at</i> …

Sky Ocean Rescue: Why plastic bottle return scheme is a big deal

Campaigners say cashback on empty bottles would reduce the number of littered bottles in Britain by 50,000 every day.<p>Thomas Moore<p>Science correspondent<p>…

How To: Cut Plastic

When undertaking a home DIY project, there’s usually no question about the proper techniques for cutting wood. But cu...

Woodworking

Russell Wilson steals plastic straws for 'Strawless in Seattle'

SEATTLE -- As a month-long campaign in Seattle to eliminate plastic straws comes to an end, the conservation group Lonely Whale Foundation said they …

Pollution

Photographer Captures Gripping Images of What Happens to All Our Single-Use Plastics

The best way to fully grasp just how critical the issue of plastic pollution has become is to plainly see the effects on the environment – and, …

I tried to give up plastic for a month - and realised it's impossible

I'm suspicious of people who claim to live plastic-free. Do they use bank cards, public transport, computers or contraception?<p>There is an estimated …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

10 Breathtaking Underwater Cities

Cleopatra's Alexandria, Egypt<p>By Scuba Diver Life<p>Possibly the world's most famous submerged city, Cleopatra's Alexandria is submerged right under the …

Plastic Pollution

<i>By Claire Le Guern</i> <i><br>Last updated in March 2018.</i><p>Introduction<p>The world population is living, working, vacationing, increasingly conglomerating along the …

Water, Consciousness & Intent: Dr. Masaru Emoto

Plastic in the Pacific Crusade – Part 22 – Society Islands Part 1 – Tahiti

<i>Welcome to our blog for the Plastic in the Pacific Crusade. If you missed the earlier editions please go to category file in the footer to go back</i> …

Sailing

Tired of Being a Negativity Sponge? 12 Ways to Prevent Energy Infiltration and Reclaim Your Energy

Contributing writer for Wake Up World<p>Do you ever find yourself taking on the negative energy of others? If so, you are not alone. Most of us come in …

Spirituality

Japan Kills 200 Pregnant Minke Whales

Flouting an international ruling, Japan resumed minke whaling for ‘scientific purposes’ during breeding season.<p>Japan has killed 333 minke whales—including more than 200 pregnant females—as part of this year’s Antarctic whale hunt, according to the country’s Institute for Cetacean Research.<p>On …

How To Create A Space That Inspires The Life You Want

While it would be awesome if every single thing fell into place perfectly every single day, we all run up against obstacles from time to time. Great …

Feng Shui

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

5 Truths In Having A Loving Relationship With Yourself

Over the years, I've come to understand the significance the relationship with myself is -- that indeed it's the most important relationship I have!<p>I can happily say I have a stronger, healthier, more fulfilling relationship with myself than ever before.<p>But for the longest time, this wasn't the …

Relationships

Warming seas may cause more disease, Cornell researchers say.

Wildlife<p><i>Co-authored by Erica Cirino</i><p>It’s June 2013: A group of park rangers are walking down a peaceful strip of shoreline in Washington State’s famous Olympic National Park when they spot an alarming sight: dozens of shriveled, gooey-looking purple and orange sea stars trying to cling to a …

The Question You Should Ask Yourself When You're Losing Motivation

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

5 spellbinding adventure activities in Iceland - Wired For Adventure

Author: Rosie Fuller<p>Iceland is the ultimate adventure-lover’s playground with raw, rugged beauty abound and the great thing is, there are plenty of …

Want More Motivation? Take This Counterintuitive Lesson from the Marines.

<b>Charles Duhigg:</b> One of the things we know about motivation is that we’re able to trigger those parts of our neurology that are related to motivating …

U.S. Marines

Ginger Is Effective In Killing Cancer Cells, Study Finds

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

23 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Life

All of us want to improve our lives. We want to move forward rather than be left behind, to make progress rather than suffer defeat, and to enjoy a life filled with success rather than one littered with failure.<p>Yet the desire to improve our lives isn't something new; it's existed since the dawn of …

Albert Einstein

The 28 Best Trips of 2016

Each year, we send our editors and writers on a mission to find the destinations on the vanguard of the travel. The major takeaway from our 28 favorites of 2016? The entire world is getting more adventurous. Travelers are pushing boundaries, from seeking out newly accessible Cuban bars to touring …

8 Legitimate work-at-home jobs for 2016

Looking for companies that offer legitimate work-at-home jobs can be a little tricky because there are so many “Get Rich Quick” schemes out there …

Money

16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more.<p>What if we could augment the bucket-list of typical New Year’s resolutions, dominated by bodily habits and pragmatic daily practices, with higher-order aspirations — habits …

Literature

T+L Editors Share the Trips on Their Bucket List

Since the first time I saw photos of Torres de Paine National Park, I have wanted to go to Patagonia. I don't know if it's because of the …

National Parks

Learning Japanese – Increasing your vocabulary

Photo from l e o j on flickr.comThis month’s theme is all about increasing your vocabulary. When having a daily conversation in no matter what …

Desu