5 graphs that explain Climate Change and what we can do to help

The UN has warned that the goal of limiting global warming to “well below 2ºC above pre-industrial levels” is in danger because major economies, including the US and the EU, are falling short of their pledges. But scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the leading international body on global warming – […]

Discover the powerful benefits of “Earthing”

Earthing (also known as grounding) refers to the landmark discovery that living in contact with the Earth’s natural surface charge – being grounded – naturally discharges and prevents chronic inflammation in the body, amongst many other health benefits. Had you heard of it before? If not, you are sure to find this very interesting. So simple, yet so unheard […]

How to choose the right planting spot

With the world coming to life all around us, spring is the perfect season to plant a tree. But how to choose the right planting spot? Many homeowners spend lots of time and energy choosing the perfect tree and digging the right sized hole, yet take very little time to consider the planting spot itself. […]

Best City Parks in the World

After a long day spent exploring an urban jungle, sometimes, all you want is to sit in a park. Luckily, some of the world’s busiest cities also happen to be home to lush green space, providing the perfect escape from crowded streets and car horns. From the lush gardens of Summer Palace (Beijing) to the nature-lover’s paradise in Stanley […]

Top 7 Fast Growing Trees and Shrubs

Spring planting has already started in some places and it’s the perfect time to plant. If you’re looking for a fast growing plant for your Bios Urn®, then you can consider these fast growing trees and shrubs. Here are some of the most popular fast growing trees. If you have any to add to the list, […]

Inspiring Ideas: discover the Kuxtal eco park

We are very lucky at Bios Urn® to talk to entrepreneurs and visionaries who share their great ideas with us. From NGOs to journalists and, as in this case, an inspiring group of students from Mexico. They have shared their inspiring idea with us of ​​an eco park that they call “Kuxtal Parque”. They define themselves as “small […]

The beautiful memorial garden I made for my mum

A bond between a mother and a child is indescribable. In this very emotional story, a daughter loses a mother and a mother loses a child. During such a heart-breaking time, many people like this young girl and her grand-mother seek out options open to them to keep their beloved close to home. Baru Rose lives […]

National Poison Prevention Week: What are you Breathing in Daily?

This week is National Poison Prevention Week in the US. And to mark it, at Bios Urn® we wanted to bring awareness to the quality of air. A recent study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 7 million people die every year due to exposure to fine particles and pollution in the air. […]

Why Soil is important for Tree health

There are numerous factors that can affect your plant health, one of which is soil. It’s easy to overlook soil for tree or shurb health when planting, we become so caught up with tree care above ground that we forget what’s happening below ground is just as important. Soil for tree health is essential, especially in urban […]