Archive for month: April, 2021

The steep price we pay for cheap chocolate

Thousands of years ago, the Maya people of Central America believed that chocolate was the food of the gods. The Maya — who helped pioneer cultivation of the cocoa tree, along with the Toltec and Aztec peoples — even used [...]

How to step out of the shop-spend-consume cycle

It doesn’t require a total overhaul of your life, but following a few simple steps can help you start consuming less, says Lucía González Schuett. A few years ago, Lucía González Schuett embarked on a “personal rollercoaster journey,” as she puts it [...]