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Is a meat-free lifestyle necessary for achieving Buddhist enlightenment?

Two Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhists share their viewpoint on the practice of ahimsa and the correlation of a meat-free lifestyle with practising Buddhism. An individual’s...

The bottle bricks taking on Nigeria’s housing and environmental crises

Plastic bottles filled with sand and mud are serving as a fantastic and eco-friendly alternative to traditional bricks and concrete materials in Nigeria. What comes...

The straw that filters dirty water to make it safe for drinking

LifeStraw uses technology similar to kidney dialysis to filter contaminated water and make it safe for consumption, but is it accessible in the right...

SPIKY: the curtain that kicks you out of the shower after four minutes

Elizabeth Buecher’s eco-conscious design of the shower curtain SPIKY is an inspiration for water conservation. Now, we’ve heard of shower sessions being cut short because...

Black Vegans Unite: advancing education and health for Black communities

Alex Edwards, founder of Black Vegans Unite, explains how it can bring health parity and provide educational resources to Black communities. It’s no secret that...

Water you can eat: edible water bottles revolutionising packaged water

Two Imperial College students have developed an edible water bottle, Ooho, hoping to change the future of packaged water. The spread of single-use plastic is...

Turning bio-waste into renewable cooking gas and fertilisers

HomeBioGas manufactures products that use biodigesters to transform waste into products for families, farmers and the food industry. The contributing factors to our deteriorating planetary...

Being the only carbon-negative country is a matter of pride for Bhutan’s people

Bhutan’s eco-friendly policies and Gross National Happiness index help make it the only carbon negative country in the world. It’s no secret that carbon dioxide...

The eco-friendly electric bike kits taking on Gujarat’s streets

Students from the Gujarat Technical University have invented electric and battery-operated motorbike kits that are both cost-efficient and eco-conscious. The impact of the travelling industry...

Dealing with the aftermath of the Simlipal forest fires in India

Ghasiram Panda, a forest researcher, explains the causes and impact of the Simlipal forest fires in Odisha, and how to move forward. According to the...

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