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Infographic: The Hidden Depths of the Ocean

Infographic: The Hidden Depths of the Ocean

Growing a Natural Shade Garden

Growing a Natural Shade Garden

During summer, weather can turn really hot, and in order to cool off, you will have to look for someplace a bit cooler. Instead of rushing to turn on your AC, try to spend some time in spring to grow a shade garden to better cool you during hotter days. On the other hand, you […]


Infographic: The Growing Global Water Footprint

Infographic: The Growing Global Water Footprint

Click to Enlarge Image The Growing Global Water Footprint Infographic by CustomMade


Why Are Our Trees Turning Fall Colors So Early?

Why Are Our Trees Turning Fall Colors So Early?

Many of the deciduous trees around Portland appear are showing fall colors much earlier than usual. While trees may get a jump on the season for various reasons, this year’s early debut of autumnal hues is being attributed to the Pacific Northwest’s unusually dry, hot spring and summer. Drought in Oregon and Washington has been […]


An Introduction to Sustainable Packaging

An Introduction to Sustainable Packaging

This planet’s natural resources are running dangerously low. The reason behind such a discouraging situation is that we are taking more than we are giving back. And, no, plastic islands floating the world oceans don’t count as giving back. The environmentally-conscious people are trying to find solutions that will provide future generations with the same […]