According to recently released data from the Global Climate Risk Index, the country of Pakistan is the eighth most-vulnerable region on the planet for devastating weather episodes and extreme climate change events. After nearly 33 million people were displaced earlier this year due to severe “storm of the century” flooding, the need for emergency relief and temporary housing was immediate. Thankfully, a compassionate philanthropist and architect stepped in and saved the day, one piece of bamboo at a time.
The warm summer temperatures are beginning to cool off and the first leaves of fall are beginning to turn those brilliant & vibrant colors, which means it won’t be long before the first snowflakes start to stream down from the sky here in the Midwest. So, as you break out the ice scrapers, sidewalk salt, and cozy fuzzy blankets, consider these DIY bamboo projects that will highlight your home and kill some time while you’re stuck inside for the next couple of months.
As an affordable, eye-catching conversation piece, bamboo home décor has become increasingly popular over the past few years. With so many shapes, styles, and sizes ranging from small knick-knacks to king-sized bed frames, bamboo has seemingly turned the retail industry upside-down while simultaneously saving the planet.
The warm sun is shining, the beautiful flowers are blooming, and hundreds, if not thousands of green thumbers from across the world have already been hard at work for a little over a month managing their own personal patches of land. From backyard beginners to family-owned farms and everything in between, summertime is the prime time for planting a plethora of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and decorative foliage including bamboo.
In a valiant attempt to fight the ever-changing effects of climate change in their country, the citizens of Uganda have changed course by beginning to grow and cultivate fields of bamboo.
As dirty fossil fuels, non-recyclable plastic products, and worldwide pollution continue to plague our beautiful planet, environmental scientists, climate change crusaders, and additional members of academia continue their search for fresh new ways to combat devastating weather patterns and global warming.
After the clock struck midnight and all of the party hats and confetti were cleaned up, many people shifted their attention to focus on the resolutions they have set for themselves and their families for the next twelve months. Some have set their sights on the traditional goals like losing weight, eating healthier, and shelving some not-so-great habits that have been hindering their physical & inner growth. And while those are certainly admirable achievements to strive for, other individuals are looking further into the future and finding ways to fight the ongoing battle against climate change.
It’s hard to believe that the end of 2021 is only two weeks away, but due to the many ups and downs that most of us have recently experienced due to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus, many of us are ready to warmly welcome the new year with arms wide open.
Thanksgiving is just fourteen days away and if you’re like many people across the country, after you’ve carved the turkey, watched your favorite football team, fallen asleep on the couch a couple of times, then shopped ‘til you dropped on Black Friday, you will definitely be stringing up the lights, purchasing the poinsettias, and pulling the rest of your holiday decorations out of storage and those hard-to-reach crawl spaces in anticipation for the next few week’s worth of festivities.
According to a recently released article from the health professionals who put together the popular website WebMD.com, more and more citizens in the western hemisphere are realizing the incredible health advantages of incorporating bamboo into their everyday diets.
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We are dedicated to the promotion and use of bamboo throughout the world. Bamboo is a plant that offers limitless potential for the future. It offers us strength, sustainability, versatility, and a green alternative.