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6 Simple Ways to Improve the Environment within a Month

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…

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This Dog Helped Save Numerous Koalas in Australia Wildfires

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…

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with 6 Everyday Actions

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.…

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Animal Soul: Striking Portraits Capture Pets’ Personalities

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,…

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

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…

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5 Unexpected Ways Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Affects You

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…

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Studies Show Mental & Physical Health Effects of Air Pollution

We've become quite aware of the environmental damage that comes from air pollution, but what impact is it having on your health? The concern over climate change issues and the environment need to be at the forefront of our discussions, but the health effects of air pollution impact us on a personal level. The damage being done by air pollution is having a…

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What Would Happen If Humans Disappeared from Earth One Day?

Human beings have been at the apex of the animal kingdom for almost as long as they have existed. We are integral to the existence of the Earth. Profound notions like these make one wonder what would happen if humans disappeared from the Earth one day. Morose as the possibility is, it's one to ponder, with the onset of climate change and global…

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Sustainable City: What Urban Life of the Future Will Be Like

A sustainable city, urban sustainability, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration for social, economic, environmental impact, and resilient habitat for existing populations, without compromising the ability of future generations to experience the same. These cities are inhabited by people who are dedicated towards minimization of required inputs of energy, water, food, waste, the output of heat, air pollution -…

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9 Octopus Facts That Prove These Creatures Are Absolutely out of This World!

The tentacles of this creature create images of monstrosity and fear. You are probably familiar with the octopus, but there may be facts that you may not know. This creature is one of the most intelligent animals known to man, and a million other surprises besides. Octopus Facts You May Already Know The octopus is familiar to all of us, and there are…

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