Max Lugavere 18 Questions

1) Where are you from and where are you currently based? I grew up in New York City and currently live in Los Angeles. 2) You’ve worked in so many different roles: author, science and health journalist, TV and web...

National Wildlife Day

Happy National Wildlife Day from Eco18! Today is a day for spreading gratitude and awareness for the wonderful plant and animal species around us, our companions on this big blue planet. Habitat destruction, species endangerment, and biodiversity loss are words we regularly see in the...

A Space Oddity: Fresh Vegetables in Space?

Even astronauts can’t avoid eating their veggies. In the vacuum of space, the International Space Station orbits 408 kilometers (about 254 miles) from Earth. This station houses astronauts from all over the world and to stay healthy they have to exercise every day and eat...

Germany’s Waste Innovation

According to reports released from the United Nation’s climate science body, we only have 12 years to make monumental changes to our global emissions in order to limit global warming. If we don’t make these changes, the world will suffer in a variety of ways...

How Day Light Saving Benefits Our Day to Day

When daylight saving comes to mind most people’s immediate thoughts are “Yes! An hour longer today!”, “more sunlight!”, or “now it is dark when I wake up!” But the truth is there are many more reasons why daylight savings is good for our day to...

Acupuncture as a Medical Alternative

At eco18, we are always looking for alternative, more natural approaches and solutions to everyday problems, especially when it comes to our health. Acupuncture was one such treatment that we wanted to learn more about. While many people question the effectiveness of acupuncture and whether...