Happy World Habitat Day!

Happy World Habitat Day, my fellow eco-friendlies! Today, across the world, the leading minds of sustainability will be discussing how exactly “innovative frontier technologies” can contribute to the efficiency of waste management worldwide. In 1985, the United Nations designated the first October Monday of each year to...

A Menace to Wildlife Animals

Poaching, the illegal trade in wildlife that is a highly organized, sophisticated criminal activity on an industrial scale, has become the 4th largest criminal enterprise worldwide followed only by drug smuggling, human trafficking and counterfeiting. Statistics show the illegal trade in wildlife is 26% higher than previously thought making...

OCEAN FARMING

Environmentalists have long struggled to save the world’s oceans from the perils of overfishing, climate change, and pollution. What if we have it backward? What if the question is not how we can preserve the wildness of our oceans, but how the oceans can be developed to protect...

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...

Survival on the Polar Ice Cap

One of the youngest of the bear species is the Polar Bear and the largest carnivorous land mammal on Earth. Males can weigh up to 1700 pounds and measure 7 to 8 feet nose to tail with a lifespan of 25 years. They are fierce hunters...

Sustainable Sneakers are the New Style

In today’s society, it seems like many individuals have adapted at least one eco-friendly habit into their lives. Whether it is due to the ban on straws in multiple states or companies changing their packaging methods – it is almost difficult to purchase a NON-eco-friendly...

Environment Spotlight: Women in the Environment

Over the past decade, many educational institutions around the United States have implemented programs encouraging young girls to become involved in STEM fields—like the National Girls Collaborative Project, National Math and Science Initiative, and Women in Engineering Proactive Network, to name a few—but there is...