Here’s a hint: you may want to put on a bathing suit.Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images
India’s Bellandur Lake, the largest lake in Bangalore, has seen its eco-system devolve in recent years. Continue reading
Deep in the mountains of northwestern Sichuan in China, on the Tibetan plateau, there exists a town in an isolated, beautiful and clean valley that is actually an entire monastery itself – the Yarchen Monastery. Continue reading
Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. Continue reading
Fix your leaky toilet!
Your toilet tank may be leaking and you don’t even know it? The most common leaks are silently occurring between the tank and the bowl. If there is a leak, you could be wasting up to 550 litres (145 gallons) of water every day and paying $250 per year (more depending on where you live) on your water bill. You can use a dye tablet available from your local hardware store to detect a leak. Usually the problem is an old flapper–which is easy to replace. Continue reading