Eighteen Questions with Dr. Wallace J. Nichols

This month we are featuring Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, an innovative and entrepreneurial scientist, who we met during the recent Good Housekeeping’s Raise the Green Bar conference. He’s opening remarks immediately drew attention due to the statement: “Emotional health is the basis of sustainability.” Dr. Nichols is Marine...

Regenerative Earth Summit- Boulder 2019

Eco18 recently attended the third Regenerative Earth Summit: SOIL + WATER + CLIMATE, joining global leaders in Boulder, Colorado to learn how they are tackling climate change and the health of the planet through the power of commerce and collaboration. Produced by At the Epicenter, the event was an...

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...

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...

What Role Do Aquariums Play in Saving Endangered Fish

According to some they don’t and others that they play an important role. So, we decided to take a look and form our own opinion.  www.davidcarbo.com A recent article from  www.thehill.com stated that, “Perhaps the biggest benefit aquariums have in advancing conservation is by inspiring people to act. Aquariums...

Shining a Light on Sustainability

Lighthouses have been guiding mariners home since the times of The Iliad and The Odyssey in the 8th century BCE. They may have begun as fires on top of hills, known as beacon fires, but they have developed quite magnificently since the times of Homer.  Considered...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: A Plastic Problem

What is spread out to be twice the size of Texas and weighs the equivalent of 500 Jumbo Jets? You guessed it…the largest of five offshore plastic collections in our oceans. Located between California and Hawaii, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is approximately 80,000...

How This Woman Fixed Plastic

The internet is full of information but we were lucky enough to come across an interview with a fantastic startup based in Tel Aviv, and they are solving the plastic solution problem!  Chemical engineer Sharon used to work for a plastic company until she left to...

How We Show Earth Love

Giselle:  Just like I love taking care of my home, I have been trying to make changes in my life that also help having a more positive impact in the home that we all share: the planet. This is what I do on a regular base...