5 things you can do to travel more sustainably in India

Sustainability is something that we need to inculcate into our everyday lives and sustainable travel should be the only way we travel. Sustainability is not only about protecting the environment and cutting our carbon-footprint but it is also about preserving the natural heritage, culture and traditions of the places that we visit. This is because tourism has a huge power over the lives and livelihoods of the people who live in regions that receive a lot of tourists.


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How to fix tight neck and shoulders

Yoga is a fantastic tool to relieve any tension or stiffness in your neck and shoulder area. Not only does it stretch the muscles that pain, but there is also a bunch of great exercises to prevent the pain from coming up in the first place. This can be achieved through strengthening your core muscles for better posture. Since the central nervous system is interconnected, we can only heal one part by taking care of the body as a whole unit.

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5 Health benefits of Carambola - Starfruit is amazing for you

I was first introduced to starfruit or as it is otherwise known  - Carambola while visiting a friends farm in Kerala two weeks ago. A lone, fully-grown tree was giving us copious amounts of fruit and I soon fell in love with it. The word carambola is derived from the Sanskrit word karmaranga meaning "food appetizer". Star fruit was called carambola in the Malayalam language, and when the Portuguese took it to Africa and South America they kept the original name.

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Positive Impact Movement interview - sustainable travel in India

I joined the PiMov movement beause I want to inspire people to immerse themselves in nature. To travel widely and to learn where their food comes from. To learn about the animals who share this planet with them before it is too late and they are all gone. I believe we have a fighting chance but only if we wake up today and educate ourselves. We live in a time where information is available at the stretch of a fingertip but the power to act on it has to come from within.

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Why I don't eat meat anymore

I used to eat meat a lot. Before I came travelling, it was the focal point of every meal – and I didn’t really see an alternative.

The thing that put me off vegetarianism was that I believed, wrongly, that a meal devoid of meat, was no meal at all. If a meal is all vegetables and pulses, where’s the action?

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Just ask the WHO

We all know that processed meats cause cancer. Then why don’t we see any warning labels in our supermarkets? If something kills you slower than smoking does, is it better? Isn’t the fact that it is harmful bad enough? Let’s find out

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Cape Town

As fresh water resources start to dwindle in some parts of the world, we start to ask ourselves, where did all that water go?

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Bulldozed

Almost 40% of the world’s total land area is utilised by the animal agriculture industry - directly or indirectly - through pastures for grazing or land that is used to produce feed for factory farms. Imagine what we could do with all that extra land!

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The first step

This is the story of how we started on the BeAnimal journey. We’ve come so far with starting this website and I thank all of you for supporting us! I’ve linked some interesting documentaries at the bottom of this post. I hope they serve to inspire you as they have I

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