The Competition for Resources in Patagonia

El Fin del Mundo, the end of the world, boasts an abundance of beauty: snow-capped mountains, the natural beauty of Patagonia, the enchanting peat bogs and parks of the Tierra del Fuego, beavers, huemuls, museums about the indigenous people that lived there and the penal...

The Rise of a Circular Economy

The concept of a circular economy is getting more attention these days, mostly because of the unequivocal scientific evidence of climate change, which is supported by events such as the rise in temperatures worldwide, predominantly in the last 35 years, the warming of the oceans, the shrinking of the...

18 Questions with Audra Mulkern

Meet Audra Mulkern: founder of the Female Farmer Project™, international speaker, James Beard 2019 Finalist, writer, photographer, one of Reader’s Digest Country Women Magazine 45 “Amazing Women”, and an incredible inspiration to hundreds of women and girls across the world! Check out her answers to...

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...

Sea-Floor Mining

With the many decades of mining in and on the surface of the earth for minerals, some more valuable than others, it’s concluding that the rate of depletion of these riches’ will not meet future higher demand. Mining companies are turning to other means and places of extracting...

Chemical Run-Off: A Recipe for Disaster

Imagine a river filled to the brim with all the toxic materials and waste your city creates. Don’t forget to include the herbicides from farms, the metals from roofs, and the petroleum from cars. Now imagine the rain comes and mixes all of these materials...

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...