Technology and Capital enemies of nature

Technology & Capital – Twin enemies of Nature

The earth is currently facing destruction of life forms on a mass scale. If these trends continue, the very survival of human life along with other species is at stake. In fact scientists refer to the existing era as one of ‘mass extinction’.

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has estimated that the Earth has lost 50% of its wildlife in the last 40 years.
We need to understand the HOW as well the WHY of the phenomena powering the Earth’s destruction. Unless we recognize the root causes which are motivating human actions we cannot stop the Earth’s descent to Doom.Read more here

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Eco-friendly ways of doing laundry

Why eco-friendly or green laundry? What is the need to use natural alternatives for laundry when commercial detergents are so easily available in market?

The answer to these questions is simple. Commercial detergents contain toxic chemicals which are not bio-degradable, and all the run-off from the wash cycles ultimately ends up in the soil or in water bodies. Read more here

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4 easy ways to reduce plastic use in your Kitchen

With so many attractive plastic storage boxes, containers, bottles etc available in the market today, it is very easy to get lured by them, due to which we end up buying a lot of plastic objects.

But plastics are quite harmful for the Environment. Increasingly, it is being found that plastics also have several negative effects on human health. Here is an in depth article on 7 dangers from plastic use.

Here are four easy ways through which, we can reduce plastic usage in our kitchens:

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