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Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

How to Recycle Used Coffee Grounds in Your Home and Garden

By |2020-04-02T18:51:06+03:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're reading this, you're probably a die-hard Java lover. Now there's one more reason for you to drink coffee - coffee grounds are recyclable. We'll show you why and how to recycle used coffee grounds in innovative ways you've never imagined. Why recycle used coffee grounds? Australian environmental foundation Planet Ark conducted a feasibility study of 921 cafes across Sydney. It found that these cafes sell over a million cups of coffee yearly. 7% of the coffee grounds go to worm farms while the rest

6 Simple Ways to Improve the Environment within a Month

By |2020-03-12T23:27:49+03:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

While climate change or global warming seem to be some of the most divisive topics around the world, most people would agree that protection of the environment is something that we all must take more seriously. Are there any simple but drastic ways to improve the environment every day? Globally, there are about 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste, a vast majority of which pollute the landfills instead of being recycled. Our oceans are so littered that they put the marine life in danger;

This Dog Helped Save Numerous Koalas in Australia Wildfires

By |2020-02-22T21:23:57+03:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

Wildfires raged through Australia. With the help of a dog named Bear, rescue teams have finally been able to cut down losses of the animal population. It’s been a crisis for quite some time now. Australia is burning. And what’s worse than that is plants and animals alike are paying the heavy price. It is estimated that the number of animal deaths is nearing the billions, many of which are Koalas. The reason why the Koala is taking the worst of it is that they

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with 6 Everyday Actions

By |2020-02-22T00:26:16+03:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite all the issues that are happening regarding climate change, it's not too late for you to make a personal difference. The protection of our planet is a critical issue facing us today as is learning how to reduce our carbon footprint. It may seem hopeless as there has been so much environmental damage - but this is the wrong approach to take. Every individual either contributes - or can combat - against the increase in carbon emissions. Why Do You Need To Reduce Your

Animal Soul: Striking Portraits Capture Pets’ Personalities

By |2020-02-21T20:03:48+03:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , , , |

The eye is the window to the soul, and it turns out that the camera can be the window to animal souls. Humans have long wanted to communicate with their furry companions, but few of us are animal whisperers. Photographer Robert Bahou has used his skills to enable us to unearth their personalities and the motivations behind their behavior. He presents Animal Soul, a compilation of dog and cat portraits. It is the product of many months of editing, sorting, and photographing. What Inspired 'Animal

What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct All Over the Planet?

By |2020-02-22T17:40:35+03:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

The thought of a bee might make you nervous about getting stung and your instinct is to swat it. But would bee extinction stop the earth in its tracts? You may never have thought about what would happen if bees went extinct as we mostly associate them with honey and stinging. Bees, however, are critical to the environment and we would be in some pretty big trouble without them. This article will look at why bees are more important than you realize and if they

5 Unexpected Ways Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Affects You

By |2020-02-22T17:40:49+03:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Plastic pollution in the ocean is, by far, one of the worst biohazards of the Millenium. It damages the ecosystem, causing marine life and birds to become extinct. We know that an ocean with plastic pollution floating in it can't have many positive effects. But how does it affect the environment, and by extension, our lives? We have some answers. How does plastic pollution in the ocean affect the environment and us? 1. Ghost Gear Injures the guts of marine mammals Plastic that lingers can