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The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment
2 months ago

The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment

In most ongoing conversations about the planet’s environmental issues, you’ll frequently hear the names of major actors: The United States Government, the Vatican, the oil industry, and the United Nations. …
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Central American Youth Leading the Way in Sustainability
4 months ago

Central American Youth Leading the Way in Sustainability

Crime, gang violence, and narco-trafficking are well-known as being among the primary forces motivating Central American youth to risk everything to travel to the southern border of the United States. …
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Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation
4 months ago

Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation

In honor of World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, and its 2017 theme of “Wastewater,” it is fitting to talk about one of the largest polluters of water …
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5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind
1 year ago

5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind

Perusing through Kickstarter is probably one of the best ways to catch a glimpse into the future. Because this invention launchpad is accessible to anyone gutsy enough to bring their …
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Nine To Five Sunshine: Benefits Of Having A Green Filled Workplace
1 year ago

Nine To Five Sunshine: Benefits Of Having A Green Filled Workplace

Picture a modern office – very bright lights, and lots of white walls. This is where I found myself two months after graduating college when I got a position as …
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The Act of Zero Wasting: Why I Ended My Relationship With My Trash Can
1 year ago

The Act of Zero Wasting: Why I Ended My Relationship With My Trash Can

“It’s you, not me.” I made that totally clear with my 5-gallon trash can as I pulled out the last plastic bag to take to the Dumpster. With its dirty ways, I …
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Why Plastic Microbeads Have Been Banned In California
2 years ago

Why Plastic Microbeads Have Been Banned In California

Plastic microbeads added to facial scrubs, body washes and toothpastes as exfoliants are a major form of microplastic pollution, and have recently been banned in California! Victory in passing the …
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The Divestment Debate And The 21st Century Energy Mix
2 years ago

The Divestment Debate And The 21st Century Energy Mix

“To Divest, or Not To Divest…”

In the famous play Hamlet (Shakespeare), the opening phrase begins with the well-known line, “to be, or not to be, that is the question.” …
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Five Earth Day Resolutions You Can Actually Keep All Year
2 years ago

Five Earth Day Resolutions You Can Actually Keep All Year

Earth Day often has the same result as New Year’s Day does. Lots of enthusiasm and resolutions that “really are going to last this time, I’m serious,” and often don’t …
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How To Become A Committed Environmentalist
2 years ago

How To Become A Committed Environmentalist

For many of us, we may not be paying close attention to the current wildlife status simply because it’s not at the forefront of our conversations or media until something …
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3 Green Myths, Busted. What Do You Really Know About The ‘Environmental Folklore’?
2 years ago

3 Green Myths, Busted. What Do You Really Know About The ‘Environmental Folklore’?

In my work, I do a lot of myth-busting around what is ‘green’ and what is not. Years of scientific research across a variety of fields has allowed me to uncover a …
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