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Blog Highlights – 5/4/15

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Here is a collection of this weeks some of the best blogs found on the internet about sustainability, green living, green issues, and current global issues.

blog1Chipotle Cultivate Fest Rocks Scottsdale Green Living

The Chipotle Cultivate Festival took place two weekends ago at WestWorld in Scottsdale. It was an amazing turnout, with thousands of people making the trek out to participate in the free festival celebrating food and music.

blog22015: the year businesses recognize that climate change is real – and 4 other themes | In Good Company: Singh on CSR

I recently participated in The Guardian‘s year-end predictions and analysis series. While there were lots of themes and issues to pick from, I decided to focus on five. Here’s an excerpt:

Future Business | Sustainable Businessblog3

The UN Global Compact Guide to Corporate Sustainability (released December 2014) highlights and explains the five keys to corporate sustainability. It also offers useful resources for businesses wanting to prioritize sustainability.

eac55db8-5657-4fe1-a0fa-18aef726acd7-620x372Arthur Kay: Guardian sustainable business leader of the year 2015 | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

A good measure of a leader is the team they have assembled around them. Arthur Kay has gone from being an architecture student with a big idea, to a CEO of a bio-fuel company, employing a team of 20 and raising over £2m in financing in just two years.

blog4Living Room Interactive |  National Geographic Society

Green up your living room with our interactive guide by National Geographic Society

 

Top 5 Tips for Living a Greener Life

graves-349069_1280To live a greener life means to conserve and preserve the earth’s natural resources while we live our lives, without impacting any of the ecosystems or natural habitats of wildlife and biodiversity. It also means to ensure sustainability of our existence on this planet.

Sustainable living or “green living”  saves energy, resources and money. Living a green life also means reducing waste by reusing and recycling old materials as much as possible. When we give the earth’s resources a chance to regenerate, we will never run out of resources.

5 Life Skills You Will Need to Become Successful

chess figurinesIf anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. It applies to everything we do, from our daily activities, our relationships, to our education, training and jobs. Here are 5 skills that you must master in life to become successful at anything.

You don’t need a lot of skills. You just need to focus on a few things to become successful. Your success depends on how well you know yourself and how much time and efforts you are willing to put into your goals. Below are 5 important skills you will need to become successful at anything that you want to do.

Backyard Veggie & Fish Farm in a Barrel – You...

FoodinBarrelBlogYes, you could have your very own organic backyard veggie and fish farm at home. A veggie fish farm is built on an aquaponic system that you could use to grow vegetables and raise fish at the same time in the same space.  

The thing I like about fish is that it’s a delicious and healthy food, all at the same time. It’s one of those rare things that taste good and is also actually good for you. You know how hard it is to find a food like that right? Just think about it. Skimmed milk doesn’t taste that good, you cannot eat too much sugar or too much red meat, without gaining weight or having health issues, but fish is different.

Get your Pastures Ready for Spring Grazing

cows-cow-203460_1280Are your pastures ready for spring grazing? Spring is here and it’s the best time for you to prepare and plan pastures for the seasons grazing. It’s important that you plan ahead to get a good start this spring.  Here are some tips for spring pasture grazing.

We’ve been having some great spring weather here for the last few days and so I thought I would talk about spring pasture in this blog. Basically we will look at pasture management and some factors to consider for maximum benefits.