The danger is “moral licensing,” or the idea that one’s self-perception of being a good person will make one less inclined to perform good actions in the future.
If my dog bit me in 1990, it doesn’t necessarily mean your dog will bite you in 2015. And no matter how high you got as a youth, it’s quite possible I’m drug-free. Yet this logic is seldom applied to sustainable living.
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, or Willing Workers on Organic Farms (used interchangeably) has been a popular way for people to travel, gain work experience, do internships, or start a career in agriculture.
We’re celebrating our 100th column with 100 ways to make ripples in the world!
Many different kinds of diets can be done intentionally. There are a variety of awesome reasons for people to choose a sustainable omnivorous, vegetarian, vegan or any number of other diets. A few arguments, however, promote ignorance rather than intentional eating.
The University of Arkansas offers classes and minors in various fields related to sustainability. Students can study watersheds, ecology, plants, sustainable agriculture, geology and much more.
To save money, you can build your own kitchen composter that fits under the kitchen counter!
Now is the time to witness these humorously named, brilliantly colored, and overlooked reptiles scurrying about your patio or rock wall.
Vegetarian and vegan diets are healthy and can adequately meet nutritional requirements according to the Mayo Clinic, ChooseMyPlate.gov, and the USDA.
Perception can be a tricky thing when it comes to science. A flock of birds flying overhead may appear to negate the finding of their endangered status, or it could be the last flock of passenger pigeons in your neighborhood – a glimpse before their 1914 extinction.