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From the Simply SustainableTM Blog
At the core of the 17 Global Goals, there is a call to action. One that asks individuals to actively participate in sustainable development across the globe.
Whether you work at the local or global level; in health care, environmental restoration, or finance, it doesn’t matter – everyone has a role...Read More »
Did you know that once upon a time wetlands were considered wastelands?
A lot has changed since then. Today, they hold high importance globally and are protected under international treaty to ensure wise use for sustainable development.
Having just celebrated World Wetlands Day, I thought this would be a great topic to showcase...Read More »
Have you ever wondered what you can do to help solve the issues surrounding climate change?
The impacts of a warming planet and changing climate have been affecting the state of our environment for decades. Scientist came forward long ago alongside organizations and individuals standing up for the Earth, urging all...Read More »
Do you want to make sustainable solutions part of your daily life? Good news! When it comes to the way you buy and sell, you can.
Do you believe that a city can be designed to allow for sustainable development?
Last month I made a big move. I relocated from a little city to a small town about 30 km away. Though the distance between my old and new home isn’t much, I feel like I...Read More »
Do you think and act globally in your local community?
Years ago, I caught on to the practice of fair trade. Knowing deep down free trade is not fair for many global citizens, I looked for a different way to do business.
It was through the fair trade movement that I was...Read More »
Perhaps it’s because we know that the true benefits of sustainability go beyond going green, they also make economic sense. Speak to a skeptic, they might tell you it costs too much.
Either way you look at it, environmental initiatives...Read More »
Connect with Nature: This is where it all begins. From the first moment you connect with Nature, you begin to see that everything is interdependent. That an act in one part of the world ultimately leads to a counter reaction in another part of the world – near or far.
“If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy.”
~Thich Nhat Hanh