Pascal Yan

Pascal is a tree planter and naturalist from Quebec, Canada. His fascination for nature fuels much of his writing.

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Discover the History and Uses of Teak

When I think of the uses of teak, I picture a craftsman using the hardwood to carve up decorative statues and tables. I see fancy Asian style ornate furniture. Think about this though, when you're...

Facts About Concrete: Why It’s So Good Yet So Bad

Concrete is the world's most used construction material. It makes sense to stop and think about the environmental impact it has. Almost everything in the construction industry is made up of concrete or has some aspect of...

Curious? These Facts About Hemp Will Answer Your Questions

The world is finally giving a chance to this plant that they have so long turned their back against. They have realized that there are so many benefits of hemps that are just waiting to...

New To Sustainability? Eco Facts About Coconuts [2020 Edition]

When I think of coconuts, first I imagine a sandy beach with the distant sound of the ocean. A light breeze, some beautiful trees, and the sun gently kissing my skin. I think of paradise,...

Eco Friendly Straws: All You Need To Know [Research]

It's already 2019 and as days go by, more and more restaurant owners are piling up requests from the public, requests for change. You know because you're one of them, what are they asking you? They're asking...

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How to Start a Plant Nursery & Become a Green Entrepreneur

So you have a green thumb and really dig business, you've always wanted to start one but you don't have the right idea. What...

The Boreal Forests of the World: North’s Natural Wonder

The boreal forests, the largest terrestrial biome on the planet, are vast coniferous forests spanning across the northern hemisphere, mainly north of the 50th...

23 Northern Ingredients That Make Delicious Wild Tea

Did you know there are wild tea species that grow naturally in North America? Not only is there wild tea, but there are also...

8 Boreal Forest Medicinal Trees Native Americans Used

The boreal forests of the world have some of the coldest temperatures found on the planet. Only the hardiest of humans have been able...

How to Find Medicinal Plants in the Boreal Forest

Among the known non-timber forest products, boreal forest medicinal plants might be the least explored and studied. Truth is, there is a huge potential...