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Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

People in more than 100 countries are expected to take part in well over 1,000 strikes on Friday, May 24 to demand climate action from their governments.

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8 Lessons My Dog Taught Me About Love, Life, and Getting Older

8 Lessons My Dog Taught Me About Love, Life, and Getting Older

Let’s face it, dogs are our gurus. Find out the 8 key lessons one man learned from his furry best friend.

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The $20 Billion Handout That’s Destroying the Environment

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Environment, Farming with 10 Comments
The $20 Billion Handout That’s Destroying the Environment

In the United States, agribusiness takes $20 billion worth of subsidies out of our pockets every year. Hardly any of that supports the production of healthier foods or benefits wildlife, the environment, or the public. But most of us would rather scrub toilets or run marathons than think about it. Meanwhile, agribusiness spent $138 million on lobbying in 2012, and another $90 million on federal campaign contributions to keep those handouts just the way they are.

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Why We Must Ban Plastic Bags and Support a Circular Economy

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Why We Must Ban Plastic Bags and Support a Circular Economy

Plastic bags by design are really good at escaping our recovery systems and knowing now how dangerous plastics are to the environment, the logical next step is a design overhaul.

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These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

A young woman from inner city Baltimore; a Cambodian anti-logging activist; a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands; a grassroots Indigenous organizer in Tanzania; a Slovakian public interest lawyer; and a conservationist advocating for the endangered leatherback sea turtle in Puerto Rico – are this year’s Goldman Environmental prize winners.

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Why Bill Gates’ Position on Divesting From Fossil Fuels is Wrong

Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Why Bill Gates’ Position on Divesting From Fossil Fuels is Wrong

Instead of aligning his investments with a clean energy future, Gates is continuing to support the very industries who are lobbying against progress on clean energy and whose business models are deeply out of line with averting the climate crisis.

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5 Things You Can Do Every Day to Help Protect the Oceans

Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 9 Comments
5 Things You Can Do Every Day to Help Protect the Oceans

According to a recent report conducted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), nearly half the world’s marine life has been wiped out in the last forty years due to overfishing, pollution, and climate change.

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Don’t Let Shell Fool You. Arctic Drilling is Not a Thing of the Past.

Posted by on October 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 13 Comments
Don’t Let Shell Fool You. Arctic Drilling is Not a Thing of the Past.

In addition to holding huge oil reserves, the Arctic is one of the most ecologically fragile places in the world.

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Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Posted by on October 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 14 Comments
Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Is it conceivable that society can recycle too much?

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Renewables Can Create Jobs and Heal the Planet

Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Renewables Can Create Jobs and Heal the Planet

The U.S. can reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050, while creating half a million jobs a year and lowering energy costs for consumers, simply by limiting use of fossil fuels and allowing the renewables sector continue to grow at its current pace, according to a new report published this week.

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Outrage Erupts Over USA Subsidizing Nestle’s Water

Posted by on October 17, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 39 Comments
Outrage Erupts Over USA Subsidizing Nestle’s Water

The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday, demanding that it stop Nestle from pumping water from San Bernardino National Forest in drought-stricken Southern California.

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Major Corporations Taking Climate Change Threat More Seriously – Survey

Posted by on October 4, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 6 Comments
Major Corporations Taking Climate Change Threat More Seriously – Survey

Companies are actively doing their part to reduce their impact on climate change. What do you think about this?

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Are Bladeless Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?

Posted by on October 4, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 25 Comments
Are Bladeless Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?

Spanish company Vortex Bladeless is one of the companies that has been making headlines with its bladeless, gearless, bearingless vertical wind turbines.

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El Niño is Here and That Means Droughts… But It’s Not What You’d Expect

Posted by on October 3, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
El Niño is Here and That Means Droughts… But It’s Not What You’d Expect

Inevitably, at some point you will hear someone say that the warmer temperatures are making the drought worse. This is guaranteed to cause confusion because it’s not actually how droughts work.

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How the Government Suppresses Free Energy Technologies

Posted by on September 27, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
How the Government Suppresses Free Energy Technologies

The quest for a better energy existence has been the focus of many ingenious inventors, scientists, experimenters and even corporate and government scientists for generations.

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