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How to Save Water and Help the Planet with These 20 Simple Actions

Climate change has an enormous impact on water resources. What can we do to save water? With world climate shifts, constant tropical storms, and destructive hurricanes, we need to learn how to save water. But first, let's discuss the problem of water scarcity in the world and what effects it has. The impact of climate change on water 1. The Statistics Why all…

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5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste.…

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8 Plastic Alternatives That Could Save the Planet from Plastic Pollution

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…

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Is Climate Change Real? Separating 5 Facts from Misconceptions

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…

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4 Biggest Environmental Issues Today & Practical Solutions

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…

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7 Ways Emotional Support Animals Help Mentally Ill People

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…

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

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…

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3 Reasons Why Reusable Water Bottles Help Save the Environment

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…

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Plastic Pollution, Its Effects & Practical Ways to Stop It

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.…

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

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 fruit flies once at for all. Here is how to keep them away naturally…

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