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Posted on 2020-04-11

The Value of Trees in World Religions

Trees are prominent features in the tales and triumphs of religions all over the world. They’ve been seen throughout the ages as powerful symbols of prosperity and birth, often represented in the form of ‘trees of life’ or ‘gifts that keep on giving’.  The world…

Posted on 2020-04-02

Deforestation and Disease Dynamics

For the past few years, the conversation over disease has exponentially increased. Consider the Zika virus, preceded by the Ebola epidemic, succeeded by the new COVID19 super virus that has led to a global shut down.  Scientists have, for the past few years, screened and…

Posted on 2020-03-25

How Climate Change is Changing the Face of Human Health

The overall effects of the climate crisis have been mentioned numerous times. However, what’s largely overlooked is the connection between climate change and public health. That is to say, the more climate fluctuates, the more danger we’re putting ourselves in. The severity of these risks…

Posted on 2020-03-19

Circular Economy: What Is It, Why Do We It and Trends

In simple terms, a circular economy is a system that is designed with the aim of eliminating waste and the continuous usage of finite resources. It relies on the basic principles of reuse, sharing, recycling, refurbishment, and remanufacture to reach its goals. Circular economy keeps products and…

Posted on 2020-02-27

Climate Action and Education Go Hand in Hand

In no other time in history has the need for education on climate change been so important. Unfortunately, a vast majority of the population is still in the dark about climate change and its effects. Global action requires global resolve, which can only be galvanized…

Posted on 2020-02-20

Learning from Mother Nature – Biomimicry

What is biomimicry? In the global fight to tackle various climate change issues, an interesting method with far-reaching effects is biomimicry. Biomimicry or biomimetics is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. The term biomimicry and biomimetics comes from the Greek words…

Posted on 2020-02-13

Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU)

Carbon capture and utilization, or CCU, is the process of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) to be used later for a specific use. This process can be a key player in reducing climate change issues since it can positively impact the total levels of greenhouse gases. CCU aims…

Posted on 2020-02-06

Why Making Your CSR Transparent Matters

Purpose-driven collective efforts are an effective and integral aspect of societal reform. In order to encourage enterprises to take part or be the catalyst to large changes, governments across the globe incentivize companies to take up CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility activities.  However, CSR isn’t…

Posted on 2020-01-22

EcoMatcher Scales New Heights

January 22, 2020 -EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with New Growth, a foundation with Irish roots planting trees in the Himalayas in Nepal. After the devastating earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, Simthali, a valley east of Kathmandu and close to the epicenter of…

Posted on 2020-01-21

What is Agroforestry?

The increasing impact of climate change is a serious problem that cannot be waved away with the swift flick of a magic wand. Melting ice caps, growing deforestation, scarcity of fresh drinking water, increasing temperatures at a global level, ozone layer depletion; the list is…

Posted on 2020-01-09

The Paris Agreement, a Refresher

As the conversation surrounding climate change continues, we have begun to see its devastating effects. From freak storms and typhoons to raging forest fires, the range and destruction as a consequence of environmental change has affected us all. In the context of dealing with the vulnerability of…

Posted on 2020-01-08

Creating A Sustainable Brand

It is clear that we no longer have the luxury of ignoring sustainable practices and climate change solutions. Trends show that consumers no longer have the patience for brands that are not focused on ethical business practices. Even governments around the world, albeit slowly, are recognizing…