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Nikki Fotheringham

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Nikki Fotheringham is a freelance writer who specializes in green living, life in the city, food and travel. She is a regular contributor to several blogs including Eat.Drink.Travel Magazine and Jib Strategic and she is the editor of Greenmoxie.com. She lives in Toronto with her husband and a very bad dog.
How Small Businesses Can Save The

How Small Businesses Can Save The World

Small local businesses are more involved in their communities, which means supporting them improves your neighbourhood and encourages civic participation.
02/05/2018 15:30 EST
5 Tips For Camping With A

5 Tips For Camping With A Baby

Just because you have a new addition to the family, doesn't mean you can't go camping. In fact, growing babies benefit immensely from sunshine, water and fresh air and camping gives you a chance to enjoy Mother Nature too.
06/06/2017 03:52 EDT
Natural Black Fly Bug Spray

Natural Black Fly Bug Spray Recipes

It's black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don't always do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties.
05/16/2017 03:48 EDT
Grow Your Own Cocktail Herb

Grow Your Own Cocktail Herb Garden

Give your tired old herb garden a serious reboot this spring with a fresh take on growing those things that can truly make you happier. Planting your own cocktail herb garden means that you can whip up a fancy drink at a moments notice.
05/09/2017 09:56 EDT
How To Create A Greener Investment

How To Create A Greener Investment Portfolio

If you understand that every dollar you spend or invest is a vote for the companies and their ethical and sustainability practices, then your voting selection just got a whole lot greener. Here are some ways for you to discover how to invest your money in a portfolio that reflects your environmental values.
04/03/2017 03:55 EDT
It Turns Out That Trees Can

It Turns Out That Trees Can Talk

The hills are indeed alive! Ground-breaking research into trees and plants is revealing that they are much more complex and intelligent than we originally thought. Trees and plants can talk to each other, see, share food and even go to war.
03/16/2017 09:05 EDT
Save Water By Celebrating Shower With A Friend

Save Water By Celebrating Shower With A Friend Day

Shower sharing is planet caring, so do your duty to Mother Nature this Sunday and find a friend to shower with. While you are at it, there are other ways you can take care of our most valuable resource and reduce your monthly bills.
02/03/2017 10:17 EST
We Built A Tiny House To Live Sustainably Off The

We Built A Tiny House To Live Sustainably Off The Grid

The tiny house movement is growing in popularity because it allows people to build homes that are more environmentally sustainable. Being compact, tiny houses require you to parse down your possessions for a simpler, cheaper lifestyle.
01/20/2017 05:37 EST
How You Can Help Save These 4 Animals On The Brink Of

How You Can Help Save These 4 Animals On The Brink Of Extinction

We are currently embroiled in a mass-extinction event and, by 2025, up to a fifth of our known wildlife species will be lost. Don't worry, this post isn't like the last ten minutes of a wildlife documentary where they tell you that all the lovely animals that you have been enjoying are about to die, and it's your fault.
01/18/2017 02:53 EST