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Harvard undertakes solar sustainability project inspired by campus Arboretum

Harvard University is taking cues from it’s own Arboretum full of plants to undertake another innovative sustainable solar energy project on the campus that will help fight climate change. The current goal for the city of Boston is to switch from fossil fuels to 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Taking another step toward that […]

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Planting trees is easier than ever — just use Ecosia

One of the frequent laments of those who aspire to be environmentally conscious is that they have no idea what to do first. Sometimes, they feel as if it must be high profile to make a difference. For example, recycling, composting, limiting personal waste, biking, and organizing to pressure politicians on strong environmental regulation are […]

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Most Eco-Friendly Herbicide: The Top 6 For The Food You LOVE!

There is something satisfying about growing your own food and tending to your garden. Sustainable living allows you to provide the healthy food you want for yourself and your family. Your green thumb yields an array of delicious, nutritious fruits and veggies. However, weeds and other invasive plants harm the harvest you work so hard to […]

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The Hype Behind Hydroponic Plants: What They Are and 3 Top Choices for Starting Your Own System Today

If you have ever sprouted a seed in a glass of moist paper towels, you have grown hydroponic plants, or at least sprouted them. Hydroponics is one of the most fascinating ways to grow indoor or even outdoor plants. Instead of using soil, hydroponics relies on the use of an imminent medium such as clay pellets, […]

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How educating girls and family planning tops solutions to turn around climate change

What is the number one solution for addressing climate change? Most people might say, “moving away from fossil fuels.” However, there are many more impactful and much less talked about solutions according to legendary American environmentalist, entrepreneur, author, and activist, Paul Hawken.   As Vox beautifully illustrated, one of Hawken’s top solutions would be in […]

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Charity plans to plant dozens of new orchards across England

The National Trust charity has a bold plan to build dozens of new orchards to support wildlife across England that is blossoming into an example of how nations around the globe can provide sustainability to the environment and their own communities. The plan, first announced in 2017, involves the National Trust turning up to 50 […]

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Living in harmony with the land at the Sunburst Sanctuary

Imagine a “divine society of beings that no longer pollute” this garden of beauty, creating heaven here on Earth. A tribe who abandons the notion of coveting material things and becomes caretakers of the land of each other, seeking divine wisdom and knowledge. If that sounds like hippie talk from the 60s, that’s because it […]

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Study warns balloons are greater threat to seabirds than plastic straws

A new study reveals that while plastic straws is a killer of marine animals, it’s balloons that are a greater threat, particularly to seabirds. All of us at one time or another has probably released a balloon into the air and thought nothing of it. After all, it’s just a balloon, it couldn’t possibly kill […]

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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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