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Study warns we need to protect at least 30 percent of the Earth to save it

A new study is warning world leaders that we must strive to protect at least 30 percent, or preferably up to 50 percent of the Earth in order to save it from irreversible catastrophe that would negatively impact humans. Climate change and exploitation have put ecosystems around the globe at serious risk for decades and […]

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Australian restaurants pledge to serve only sustainable seafood

In an effort to reverse ongoing environmental concerns surrounding the fishing industry, some of Australia’s top restaurants are pledging to stop serving seafood that has been red-listed in the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Sustainable Seafood Guide. The guide, which you can find here, was “developed in response to growing public concern about overfishing and its […]

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32 Earth Day Quotes for Your Photo Captions or Celebrations

Every April 22nd, we gather together to appreciate the planet we live on and everything it does. Great Earth Day quotes help spread awareness about why our planet needs and deserves protecting. Check out some of our favorite quotes from scientists, politicians, writers, and activists so you can get inspired too. Earth Day is a time […]

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Simple ways everyone can move toward a greener, more prosperous future today

Human activities are causing climate change and polluting the environment to such a degree that the future looks bleak indeed. However, it’s vital to remember that humans can turn it around if they work together and plan for a better future. Rather than feeling pessimistic and helpless, there are simple things that each person can […]

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This is how we all can make a difference to reduce water pollution-

As you read this, consider that your brain is made up of 73 percent water, while the planet we live on is about 70 percent water. Only three percent of Earth’s water is freshwater, with most of that locked in ice.   Now consider that the human population is climbing from over 7.7 billion people […]

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The future is green with industrial hemp: Top uses for Cannabis sativa

On Monday, the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee approved a bill to create a regulatory framework for the newly legalized industrial hemp industry in America. The Sunshine State is on the verge of becoming a “hemp pioneer.” The notorious plant has been grown for 10,000 years but its use in agriculture has suffered from its association […]

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Landmark climate change ruling halts hundreds of gas and oil drilling projects

A U.S. district judge just set President Donald Trump and his administration back with after a ruling that stopped hundreds of drilling projects because none of accounted for climate change during the planning phases. Apparently, skipping the climate change question during planning is not only a violation of Mother Nature but the law as well. […]

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This is how eco-friendly housing can be gratifying and prosperous

As warnings about climate change become more and more common in the daily news, many homeowners are faced with concerns they haven’t had to think about too much before. Would my home be ready to withstand a natural disaster? What if my house isn’t ready for a changing climate?   Meanwhile across the world, people […]

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