The world is in ecological overshoot: our demand for natural resources is exceeding Earth’s biocapacity to regenerate them, with humanity currently consuming the equivalent of 1.7 planet Earths. To put that in perspective, according to the Global Footprint Network, we will have exhausted nature’s budget for the entire year of 2019 by July 29.
Wherever we go and whatever we talk about, the idea of green habits and sustainability takes center stage. One of the concerns is the availability of clean drinking water at home. Drinking plenty of water is good for our health. But what makes a difference is the source of this water.
Who doesn’t love to travel? Unfortunately, the environmental footprint of your adventures can stack up if you are not careful. Thankfully, this does not mean that you can’t enjoy a trip without ruining the environment! If you keep a few eco-friendly travel tips in mind, your impact can reduce substantially, and you can keep enjoying seeing new places without worrying that the environment is paying the price.
The world is facing the grave reality of climate change. Floods and droughts are both becoming common. The time is not far when the world may be dealing with severe water and food shortages due to the menace of climate change unless we take the right steps.