Earth day 2019: Protect our species

“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962

What is Earth Day?

Happy 49th Earth Day! I think we can all agree the Earth is worth celebrating- its gives us the air we breathe, the water we drink and the energy to live our best lives. But unfortunately Earth Day is not just a celebration of the joys of Mother Nature, it is a call for awareness and action.

Celebrated every year on Aprill 22, Earth Day is now observed in 192 countries, and coordinated by the non-profit Earth Day Network. According to the founder Dennis Hayes Earth Day is now “the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year.”

Earth day has achieved some pretty cool things:  For the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010, the network behind the celebration launched a campaign to plant one billion trees, a target that was achieved in 2012! This year though it is all about protecting our species.

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint

According to plasticfree.co.uk, we are using 13 billion plastic carrier bags yearly, with the world using 500 billion single-use plastic bags per year. This is a shocking fact. This is already affecting our ecosystem, food, and this will only get worse unless we all pull together as a world and start to really act consciously about how we use plastic. If we all start acting now to reduce our carbon footprint.

Here at Kula we have started that process to reduce our carbon footprint and we have been taking active steps to assess this problem. Continue reading “Reducing our Carbon Footprint”