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8 Plastic Alternatives That Could Save the Planet from Plastic Pollution

By |2018-07-07T23:06:37+03:00July 7th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

We use plastic for nearly everything in our lives. In fact, plastic has become so ubiquitous that it is hard to find reasonable plastic alternatives. From shopping bags, toothbrushes, storing food, product containers, you name it, plastic is involved in it. The problem is that the majority of this plastic is single-use. Which means it can’t be recycled. Instead, it’s thrown away or littered and ends up as plastic pollution. To say that the planet is under siege from plastic pollution is a grave understatement.

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Is Climate Change Real? Separating 5 Facts from Misconceptions

By |2018-12-10T12:48:34+03:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Do you believe that climate change is real or do you think that it always changes and there’s nothing to be concerned about? Some think that it is real and moreover, humans are to blame. Others believe it is simply scaremongering. So who should we believe? The evidence of course. Here are 5 facts about climate change: 1. THE TEMPERATURES ARE RISING This is not in dispute. Since the 1900’s, the Earth’s average surface air temperature has risen by roughly 0.8 °C (1.4 °F). This

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4 Biggest Environmental Issues Today And Practical Ways to Solve Them

By |2019-04-16T15:23:00+03:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

If you are reading this then it is likely you are concerned with environmental issues. It is easy to feel helpless when you read about polar ice caps melting, the sheer tons of plastic waste, or the loss of important species. As an individual, faced with these enormous challenges, what on earth can one person possibly do? The environmental issues concern all of us, and if you feel as passionate as I do, you'll want to do something. And I believe that an individual can

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7 Ways Emotional Support Animals Help People

By |2018-05-31T00:33:41+03:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Animals, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are becoming popular by the day, as more people embrace the fact that they offer an alternative treatment approach to people who suffer from mental and emotional disorders. In fact, in a recent survey of pet owners, up to 74% of pet owners experienced health improvements from owning a pet, and up to 75% reported that the mental health of a friend or family member also improved from pet ownership. While there has been a lot of confusion regarding emotional support

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Water Scarcity around the World and 6 Clever Inventions That Could Solve It

By |2019-04-16T12:43:30+03:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

When you are used to an infinite supply of water it’s hard to imagine countries where water scarcity is a real problem. Many people enjoy the luxury of fresh water, but a whopping 2.8 billion people don’t have access for at least one month of the year. Not only this but 1.2 billion people don’t even have access to clean drinking water. Reasons for Water Scarcity There are lots of reasons why a region might suffer from water scarcity. Changing weather patterns such as droughts

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3 Reasons Why Reusable Water Bottles Help Save the Environment

By |2019-04-18T22:05:45+03:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why are reusable water bottles better for the environment? There are lots of reasons why people drink bottled water, not least to stay hydrated, for convenience and for a supposedly purer taste. Unfortunately, this rise of drinking from disposable water bottles has led to an increase in plastic pollution around the world. This is why reusable water bottles are a much better alternative for the environment. Here are some shocking statistics: In the US, 1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed every second. 50 billion bottles

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What Plastic Pollution Is Doing to Our Planet and 10 Practical Ways We Can Stop It

By |2018-06-26T20:36:21+03:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

If you are reading this then it stands to reason that you are concerned about plastic pollution and what it is doing to our planet. You might have seen video clips of scuba divers, battling their way through tonnes of plastic waste in the oceans. Or you may have read about the enormous swathe of plastic waste now floating in the Pacific Ocean. If you haven’t heard of it it’s called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and it contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic waste.

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies at Home: 6 Safe and Natural Traps

By |2019-04-16T18:54:45+03:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Are insects bugging you around the dinner table? You might want to know how to get rid of fruit flies. Fruit flies are a common nuisance during the summer months. These pests carry dirt and are unhygienic. If they are hassling you, you will need to get rid of them once at for all. Here is how to get rid of fruit flies naturally and safely. What is a fruit fly? The fruit fly is a species of the house fly, a pest that all

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