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Turn Into a Tree When You Die

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The rule of life is that “all is change”, and if there is one permanent truth, it’s that every living being will eventually die. And while this may be a frightening notion for some, it’s a truth that is not shared to spread fear, but only hint on the impermanence […]

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9 Ways We Waste Water Everyday

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Environmental awareness and the plight to decrease water consumption is a growing trend. Not only is it now “hip” to be a crusader for a greener Earth, but companies and technologies devoted to reducing  devastation caused by unsustainable living methods are growing in popularity. Even educated consumers are making a […]

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15 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Fluoride

By: Dr. Marianna Pochelli, Prevent Disease. Advocates of fluoride say its use in municipal water systems poses no adverse health concerns, however results from investigations clearly state the opposite. There has been considerable research done on fluoride regarding cancer, birth defects, and risks to the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary systems, however, very little has been […]

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Want to Hike Mount Everest? Bring Trash Bags

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In the difficult ascent up the world’s tallest mountain, being environmentally-friendly seems to be the last concern for most hikers. And even though Mt. Everest may tower 5 miles above sea level, its slopes are no longer  free from the plague of garbage which is abundant in lower-elevation wilderness areas. […]

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10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself! 1) Sustainable does not mean primitive When people hear about sustainable, […]

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Are Underground Skyscrapers the Future of Cities?

  By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Mexico City has plans for a potential underground 65-story inverted pyramid known as the “Earthscraper”. Instead of reaching for the sky, the building would burrow over 1,000 feet into the Earth underneath Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo. While the idea of taking an elevator 40 floors into the […]

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This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. To live in this age is an exciting time. The technological advances have accelerated communication around the world, and in effect, a shifting of resources to more sustainable alternatives continue to be implemented at an increasing rate. Who knew thirty or even fifty years ago that cars would so quickly […]

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The World’s Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity

Recently one of the biggest solar plants in the world announced that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now operational and delivering solar electricity to California customers. All Three Units of 392 megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Now Delivering Solar Power to California’s Electric Grid. At full capacity, the facility’s trio of 450-foot high towers produces a gross total of […]

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