Oceans cover 71% of our planet’s surface, proving a home to 300.000 known species and about one million unknown species of plants and animals. These vast bodies of water also help absorb carbon dioxide from our atmosphere and regulate the earth’s temperature. The ocean plays a vital role in the survival of our planet, but the damaging effects of a warming planet is causing changes that put the health of our oceans — and countless species — at risk.
Soon your packages may arrive cushioned in seaweed!! “AGAR PLASTICITY” is this amazing project that explores using marine algae in packaging. Japanese designers Kosuke Araki, Noriaki Maetani and Akira Muraoka known collectively as “AMAM” bested a field of over 1,200 entries from 73 countries to win the prestigious Lexus Design Award.
I truly love summer. To be completely honest, I even suspect of people who dislike it. Summer and dogs, of course. Summer is vibrant, energetic, dynamic, the perfect excuse to wear a bikini all day, sleep in the shade, sip coconut and enjoy the healing effects of a good swim.
A short letter from the future: In that particular morning in the year 2015, the sun was shining and, at the beach, the water was beautifully clear, with amazing shades of blue and green.
In many conversations about the environment and sustainability issues with some of my most engaged friends, we often face the same dilemma: what can we do to help effectively?