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How to Compost: Everything You Need to Know About Composting

By |2018-11-05T08:32:50+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons why we should know how to compost. If you’re reading this, however, chances are you’re already aware of them. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some of the reasons why it is becoming essential for us to know how to compost: Why we all should know how to compost In the US, 20% of a typical landfill is made up of food waste. In the UK, 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. When this food

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The Problem of Plastic Waste in the World and How to Save the Environment from It

By |2018-11-03T22:01:47+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The facts and statistics that detail the amount of plastic waste in the environment do not paint a pretty picture. In fact, plastic waste statistics are disastrous. In the last decade, there has been more plastic churned out of factories around the world, used (sometimes for just seconds), and dumped than ever before in history. A shocking fifty percent of this has been used just once. It is then discarded and sits festering in dump yards, waterways, and in oceans around the world, taking a

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10 Fun Facts about Animals and Why They Are So Different from Humans

By |2018-10-14T21:24:13+00:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , |

With such a diverse world to choose from, it can be hard to pick just 10 fun facts about animals. Our world is full of the most incredible wonders and interesting species. From lizards that shoot blood from their eyes to otters who hold hands when they sleep. With so much choice, how do you narrow it down to just ten fun facts about animals? With much deliberation, we have managed to choose our favorites. So here are 10 fun facts about animals you wouldn’t

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7 Wonders of the Natural World That Prove How Amazing Our Planet Is

By |2018-10-07T22:44:08+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Travel|Tags: , , |

While everyone knows the seven man-made wonders of the world, some people have never heard about the 7 wonders of the natural world. One thing remains certain: the 7 wonders of the natural world are features that everyone agrees on as being the most outstanding sights on the earth's surface. Since the onset of time, the world has had elements worth marveling about. Throughout ancient history, there have also been elements created by men. Some examples include the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Temple of

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10 Remarkable Extinct Species That Once Roamed the Earth

By |2018-09-18T22:48:16+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

The Earth teems with millions of creatures. There were many more before, but evolution has rendered them extinct species. Many remarkable animals have vanished without a trace. There are many reasons for entire species disappearing other than poaching. We introduce you to a few extinct species that you may not have heard of before. Extinct Species: What Causes Animals to Disappear The variety of flora and fauna that exists on our lands and in our oceans seems paltry when compared with the ecosystems of the

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The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and 6 Smart Innovations That Could Solve It

By |2018-09-16T20:04:52+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Plastic in the ocean is a problem that needs a definite, if not immediate solution. You have probably heard this rhetoric too often. How does carelessly disposed of plastic effect the environment? And what is the problem of plastic in the ocean? We answer these questions and introduce you to some mind-blowing innovations that could minimize, if not eliminate the problem. The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and the Environment Plastic pollution causes more problems for the Earth than many of us may realize.

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How to Save Trees by Using Less Paper with These 11 Simple Actions

By |2018-08-27T21:53:37+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

How can you save trees and help the planet? The first step is to start with yourself and make small changes in your daily routine. Millions of people fail to notice the necessity of saving trees. They use tons of paper on a daily basis without making any effort of knowing the adverse effects of such actions on our planet. These materials that they use come from trees. So, by consuming more paper products, more trees pay the ultimate price. How can we save trees?

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9 Real Effects of Overpopulation on the Environment

By |2018-08-20T21:13:03+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Climate change. Global warming. The effects of overpopulation are real, and they need our attention. What causes them, and why are they such a concern? More importantly, how do we manage the effects of overpopulation? We answer these questions in this article. The Effects of overpopulation: Causes The causes of overpopulation are apparent, but not easy to address. These are a few reasons for the population booms in countries. 1. Poverty First of all, many experts cite poverty as the top cause of overpopulation. A

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