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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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10 Remarkable Extinct Species That Once Roamed the Earth

The Earth teems with millions of creatures. There were many more before, but evolution has rendered them extinct. 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. What Causes Animals to Disappear? The variety of flora and…

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

Plastic pollution 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 affect the environment and the ocean in particular? 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…

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

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…

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9 Real Effects of Overpopulation on the Environment

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 Causes of Overpopulation The causes of overpopulation are apparent but not easy to address. These are a few reasons for…

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11 Ways Buying a Used Car and Not a New One Helps You and the Planet

Do you want to fill your garage, and protect the environment at the same time? Consider buying a used car, which has both financial and environmental benefits. We suggest why you should consider doing so in this post. How Cars Affect The Environment A used car may benefit the environment more than a new one. Before we explain this statement, you may need…

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Zero Waste Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Living a Waste-Free Life

Do you feel strongly about zero waste living? Do you find it hard to live a zero waste life and want some tips on reducing the amount of rubbish you produce? Well, I don’t pretend to know it all but I’ve been passionate about reducing waste for years. My ethos is - everything I buy has to work hard for my money. I…

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5 Eco-Friendly Technologies That May Transform the Future of the World

The desire to “go green” has heralded an exciting new wave of eco-friendly technologies on the market. We all know about the urgency of climate change and other environmental issues at the forefront of public concern. The world’s brightest minds are turning their attention to clean and eco-friendly technologies, to combat waste and harness green energy. Let’s take a look at some new…

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