Because awesome news doesn’t have to cost the Earth…
Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out our favourite stories in the eco world this fortnight…
Leonardo DiCaprio unveils plans eco-friendly resort
Actor and eco-hero Leonardo DiCaprio is building a multimillion-dollar ecotourism resort on his own private island off the coast of Belize.
The resort, which hosts 68 guest villas, will have the best of the best, including infinity pools, sunset views, villas built over the water, private beaches, and a manatee conservation area.
Reformation debuts gorgeous low-carbon clothing
In celebration of Earth Month, eco-chic fashion brand Reformation launched RefScale, a detailed “eco-gauge” feature on every product page informing customers how much of an impact their purchase has on the environment.
This visual compares Reformation’s impact on water and CO2 with that of traditional manufacturing methods for every piece of clothing on the brand’s site.
Moby’s vegan restaurant is happening
After almost a month of rumblings that award winning musician and animal rights advocate Moby had plans to open a new vegan restaurant, the story has been confirmed.
The name of the restaurant in Silver Lake, Los Angeles will be Little Pine and it sounds even better than the gossip predicted.
More than 24,000 chemicals found in bottled water
What’s healthier and more vital to our existence than water? Definitely not bottled water. In fact, it’s loaded with so many chemicals it will make your head spin.
According to recent research that looked at 18 bottled water brands, there are an astonishing 24,520 chemicals in bottled water (which makes you wonder just how many chemicals there are in the world if water can contain more than 24,000).
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