Best TED Talks On The Subject Of Death

  TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less) which are called TED Talks. They are free to watch and access to anyone in many languages. Death is a topic that is relevant to us all, and yet it simply isn’t pleasant to […]

« My Son Donated His Organs » – Lori’s Bios Story

  Each year on the 13th August, World Organ Donation Day is observed across the world. The day is marked to spread awareness about organ donation and to clear misconceptions related to donating organs. The day is recognised to encourage people to take a pledge of donating healthy organs after their death to those who […]

«We Are Specialists in Aquamation : Water Cremation» – Nathan’s Bios Story

Pictured: Clint, Nathan´s business partner, and his dog.   Hello. My name is Nathan Lea, I live in Edmonton Alberta Canada. I am co-founder of Water to Sky Ltd, a company specialized in aquamation pet cremation, an eco-friendly alternative to flame-based cremation.   Nature has always played a big role in my life. Living in northern […]

What You Need to Germinate Seeds Successfully

  Before we dive into the wonderful world of seeds, remember that the Bios Urn ® can be planted with seeds as well as with a seedling, a sprout or a sapling. Even though a lot of content shows a tree growing from seed, it is in no way limited to seeds only. You can […]

“I Am Dog Trainer and Pet Therapist” – Marion’s Bios Story

  Hello. My name is Marion François and I am a dog trainer and a zoo therapist. My job is to take care of dogs that cause problems for their owners. I am very good at teaching dogs amazing things. That’s why I became a dog trainer, or some might say I am a dog […]

20 Pet-Friendly Houseplants That Are Not Toxic For Animals

  If you are considering planting your Bios Urn ® with a plant or flower and have a pet at home, you may want to consider pet-friendly houseplants that are not toxic. While all of our biodegradable urns are compatible with every single species plant, many species can be toxic to pets that may decide […]

Best Books About Death, Grief And Mortality

  Processing grief can be a significant challenge to those directly experiencing loss and their loved ones. People’s experience of grief is very subjective, and as a culture, there is a considerable lack of literacy around death and grieving considering that it is an integral part of every single person’s life. This can leave us […]

Why Young Trees Need Mulch And How To Make Your Own!

  Mulch is the unsung hero of the home garden. Shrubs, flowers, and vegetables all depend on well-hydrated and nutrient soil as do trees of course. What’s one secret to keeping soil happy? You guessed it: mulch. Mulch has so many great benefits which we dive into below. You can buy mulch from home and […]

The Amazing Cultural Practice Of Planting Trees In Trees, Symbolizing Life And Death

  A cultural practice of growing trees in trees came to light and it is believed that it is an old Aboriginal custom where one tree was planted in another tree. There are still many unknowns, but it is thought that the traditional owners are the Gamilaraay, also rendered Kamilaroi, Kamillaroi and other variations, which are an […]