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Trump’s EPA Is Unleashing The Pollution That Makes Us Vulnerable To COVID-19

6 Mins Read By: Sharon Zhang The suspension of air pollution regulations threatens to further harm communities struggling to cope with the pandemic. Past exposure to air pollution increases the risk that an individual will suffer critical illness after contracting COVID-19, according to a report released on April 8 by researchers at Harvard. In light of this finding, the […]

#Bye2019 – What We Learned This Year About Plastic & Pollution

2 Mins Read Our world is becoming more polluted than ever before, whether it is about our soil, land, air or water. Here are 8 key studies that taught us a bit more about the pollution we’ve caused our planet, and what that pollution is doing to us. 1. Air Pollution Nanoparticles Linked To Brain Cancer In a […]

Is Hemp The Answer To Our Global Deforestation Crisis?

3 Mins Read The widespread cultivation of industrial hemp might hold the key to save the planet, fight pollution and efficiently tackle our worldwide climate crisis. According to a new analysis published in the journal Science, the cheapest way to solve our environmental issues and drive reforestation could be planting billions of hemp trees.  Trees absorb and store […]

10 Reasons You Need To Eat Less Meat: All The Facts

4 Mins Read Not sure why everyone you know is suddenly going meatless? Unless you live in a cave, you will have noticed that there are more and more headlines about people going vegan and about the negative environmental and health consequences of animal agriculture. But there’s so much information out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Which […]

January 2018 Green Queen Scoop: Headlines You Need To Read

4 Mins Read You’re busy, we get it. That’s why we created the GREEN QUEEN SCOOP. We scour the international headlines from around the globe to find the most important health, wellness & environmental stories so you don’t have to! 1. Exercise is NOT the key to weight loss & weight management Exercise Can’t Save Us: Our Sugar […]

Eco Insights: Bamboozled – The Greenest Grass of The Land

3 Mins Read In this post, we explore the many amazing qualities of bamboo as a resource for the health of our planet and ourselves as human beings. Bamboo and The Environment Bamboo doesn’t require herbicides and pesticides to grow. It also needs far less water than trees. As a grass, it can grow 1 to 2 metres […]

Eco Insights: 4 Reasons To Invest In a Green Roof

2 Mins Read Green roofs are pretty trendy in the green community. Thanks to pro-green roof urban planners like the previous mayor of Chicago Richard Daley, whose green roof initiatives ensured that his city was the undisputed green roof pioneer in the US or countries like Germany where 10% of the entire country’s roofs are covered in vegetation, […]