The Origins Of Human Cremation: Where It All Started

  Human cremation is a process that is over 17,000 years old. How incredible is that! It has been used with more or less intensity depending on the historical period and culture of each region. In fact it has been a bit of a rollercoaster. In the last 30 years, human cremation has become the […]

Our Guide To Native Trees That You Can Plant With A Bios Urn® Where You Live

  Are you looking for ideas of trees to grow with a Bios Urn ® where you live, but you are unsure about which species to use? We have got you covered! We have posted a series of articles about native tree species which are compatible in different countries of the world. We can’t stress […]

Popular Trees You Can Grow With A Bios Urn® In Australia And New Zealand

  Looking to plant a Bios Urn ® in Australia or New Zealand, but you are unsure about which tree to use? We have got you covered.  We will be posting a few posts about tree species compatible in different zones and throughout different parts of the world. In this post, we will be focusing […]

The Queen Of Trees: Wangari Maathai Risked Her Own Life For Reforestation

Today Bios humbly share the life story of Wangari Maathai. Wangari Maathai was a woman who, through her own sheer strength, beliefs and determination, created a ground-breaking environmental movement called The Green Belt which has since planted millions of trees. She did not tread an easy path to get there. She risked her own life, […]

The Very First Bios Park® Is Open In Canada!

  The “Boisé de Vie” is the very first Bios Park ® in the world. Meaning “Wood Of Life”, this natural burial ground located in Canada is dedicated to the planting of Bios Urns®. This very special garden seeks to offer a new experience to those who wish to use a biodegradable urn that transforms […]

The Importance Of Rituals In Grieving And The Power Of Planting A Tree

Throughout history and across different cultures, there is a wide variety of rituals connected with death and funerals. And, whatever our cultural upbringing may be, there is a basic shared understanding of what a funeral entails: coming together to mourn the deceased at the time of the committal of their body – and to offer […]

The Man Who Got His Government to Limit Funeral Expenses for Coronavirus

This man is called Pepe Jordana. His mother very sadly died of coronavirus in April 2020 in Madrid. “She was wonderful, she was a volunteer in a local nursing home” Pepe explains. But the hardest thing to believe is what happened just after her passing – when the funeral quote arrived. We have had the […]

While Most Of The World Is On Lockdown, Nature Bounces Back

  Many of us around the world are living a very new reality. Whether you are reading this while in lockdown in your home or on your way out somewhere, we are all being affected by this in so many different ways. Our aim at Bios is not to add to an already overloaded media […]

Popular Trees You Can Grow With A Bios Urn® In Asia

  Looking to plant a Bios Urn® in Asia, but you are unsure about which tree to use? We have got you covered.  We will be posting a few posts about tree species compatible in different zones and throughout different parts of the world. In this post, we will be focusing on popular trees in […]