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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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Multi-millionaire CEO creates foundation dedicated to conservation of big cats around the world

The CEO of a billion dollar corporation based in Maine is putting his money to good use by starting a foundation dedicated to the conservation of big cats and their habitats. Ibexx Laboratories Inc. has a revenue of around $2 billion and CEO Jonathan Ayers is worth an estimated $200 million. The company is listed […]

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Electric cars set to be just as affordable as regular vehicles sooner than anyone thought

If you have always wanted to switch from your gas-guzzling vehicle to an electric car, but hesitated because of the higher price, you may be just three years away from finally being able to do so because that’s when electric cars will reach cost parity with conventional cars. A new report by Bloomberg energy analysts […]

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Saudi Arabia now has plenty of water — but you might not like where it is coming from

The droughts and accompanying wildfires in California have dominated the news, culminating in the November 2018 Camp Fire, California’s deadliest wildfire in history. The droughts and heat have only gotten worse since the 80s, thought to be the result of climate change. Despite a growing problem with shrinking water resources in the state, Saudi Arabia […]

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2018-2019 Flu Season: Everything You Need to Know

It’s that time of the year again. Offices, schools and early childcare facilities are on high alert for this year’s flu. Doctors’ offices are stalked with flu vaccinations and emergency rooms are anxiously awaiting arrivals. This happens every year and we try our best to prepare and stay healthy. However, it’s impossible to predict how […]

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Luxury Eco Hotels: How the Hospitality Industry Is Going Green

The “going green” movement is an internationally recognized effort to preserve the environment. Many agencies and industries have taken action to do their part to help the movement. One such industry is hospitality and tourism. Known as Luxury Eco Hotels, many hotels have taken measure to become more sustainable. There are three pillars of sustainable […]

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Climate Change Weather: How Climate Change is Affecting Extreme Weather Events

Forecast Extreme WeatherIncreased Rain and SnowfallHow Do We Know Humans Are The Cause?Climate Change Weather EffectsSumming Up Extreme weather has been becoming more of a normality all over the world. It is time to address the situation. Looking at weather like hurricanes, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms; the effects that climate change is having on the […]

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Ecotourism: How To Travel in a Sustainable, Responsible, and Conservational Way

Pick Your Destination Ecotourism HistoryPrinciples of EcotourismThree Parts of EcotourismNegative Effects of TourismAdvantages of EcotourismEcotourism Hotspots During a vacation, most people want to just want to relax with a good drink by the beach or a pool. Not have to worry about working or doing anything whatsoever. That is all well and good, and sometimes, […]

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