Category Archives: Sustainability

Can Minimalism Bring Joy and Change the World?

Can Minimalism Bring Joy and Change the World?

The art of minimalism has been around for centuries. Many throughout the years have espoused the idea of owning less, thereby wasting less, and living a life based on accomplishment, emotions, and interactions—not things. In today’s world of capitalist excess, the notion of minimalism has essentially disappeared for most people. In this strange minimal existence,… Read More…

How One Innovator’s Dream Could Actually Conquer Pollution

How One Innovator’s Dream Could Actually Conquer Pollution

If you’ve been paying attention to the environmental plight of the ocean, you have likely heard stories about the Great Garbage Patch of the Pacific. This swirling vortex of marine debris particles—primarily consisting of microplastics and chemical sludge—was recently discovered around 1985 by some researchers in Alaska. These high concentrations of human-generated waste have created… Read More…

What Can We Learn from the Polluted Oceans of the Past?

What Can We Learn from the Polluted Oceans of the Past?

Despite decades of environmental effort to clean up the world’s oceans, they remain polluted by discarded plastic, random trash, industrial waste, and microplastics. It is one of the biggest problems in the world today. While the solution surely involves evolution in thinking, many experts and researchers also assert the answer lies in an improvement to… Read More…