Category Archives for "Sustainable living"

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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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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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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