Travelling in a New Direction

Community-based tourism is a responsible way to travel, preserving a destination community’s culture and environment. [read more]

A Better Measure of Success

How three Vancouver women are changing business for the better through environmental and social sustainability. [read more]

A Community Prepared

The tight-knit community of Anacla prepares for a predicted earthquake; can neighbouring communities learn from them? [read more]

On the Rise

Green roofs are on the rise for their environmental benefits and their ability to bring communities together. [read more]

Supertrees

Singapore’s huge Supertrees blend innovative technology and natural greenery, creating spectacular views from both ground and treetop. [read more]

To Bee or Not to Bee

With minuscule tracking devices glued to their backs, bees are valuable research subjects to psychologists studying memory and learning.

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The Fifteenth Element

Scientists are developing technologies to recover phosphorus, but they face barriers, including a lack of awareness of the problem. [read more]

Access Gallery

A Vancouver art gallery sends new artists across the Pacific on a cargo ship to foster their creativity. [read more]

Going Strawless

Local grassroots organizations aim to reduce wasteful plastic straw usage in the bar and restaurant industry. [read more]

Death in Bloom

Environmentally friendly burial options are offering people the chance to carry their environmental ethics beyond the grave.  [read more]

Preserving Chinatown

An investigation into the ongoing housing crisis of Vancouver’s Chinatown and Downtown East Side, and the groups trying to solve it. [read more]

Rethink Re-Use

Despite challenges, Vancouver residents and businesses are finding ways to successfully curb their plastic consumption. [read more]

Grow Your Own

Taproot, Kauai, is a farming community that supplies herbs, spices, and exotic fruits and vegetables to adventurous chefs. [read more]

Plastic Oceans

The continued growth of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is motivating advocates to find innovative ways to clean it up. [read more]

Urban Homesteader

With a few inexpensive, eco-friendly lifestyle changes, helping Mother Nature has never been so easy. Here are a few options to consider adopting in your everyday life. [read more]

Turning the Tides

Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program educates and empowers consumers to make sustainable seafood purchasing decisions, easily. [read more]

Future Harvests

Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience. [read more]

The Repair Economy

Re-using and recycling old technology is just the first step in reducing the environmental impacts of electronic waste in our world.  [read more]

The Real Dirt on Laundry

Washing synthetic fabrics in conventional washing machines is adding harmful microplastics to the world’s oceans. [read more]

Sustainable Fashion

Fashion Designer Nicole Bridger talks about the importance of sustainable fashion in this one-on-one interview. [read more]

Growing Alternatives

From mushroom surfboards to bamboo bicycles and hemp beer: once futuristic, eco-friendly alternatives are available now. [read more]

Small Spaces, Big Questions

As real estate costs grow ever higher, owning your own home can seem impossible. But the tiny home trend proves that with a little work and a lot of ingenuity, small-scale living is a viable alternative. [read more]

The Denim Dilemma

With the global popularity of disposable fashion comes the increasing destruction of the world’s water sources and ecosystems. Your $30 jeans may feel good and look fashionable, but what price does the environment pay? [read more]