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How to Use Donations to Slow Climate Change

The latest U.N climate report looks disturbingly bleak and the warnings are clear time is running out for us to make effective change. IPCC co-author Tamsin Edwards points out, “We are now committed to some aspects of climate change, some of which are irreversible for hundreds to thousands of years.” Fortunately, there are a few […]

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The Water Crisis: What to Know and How to Help

Water is life, as the saying goes, yet millions of people around the world lack access to clean water. The issue of water scarcity is effectively a crisis on several levels, affecting public health, education, and the global economy alike. Conservationists put the economic cost of the water crisis at $260 billion. Further, “nearly 1 […]

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What Is Eco-Friendly Plumbing?

These days, homeowners are increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment. Many are making a concerted effort to adopt new, environmentally-friendly appliances and systems throughout their homes. Solar panels and energy-efficient lightbulbs are probably the first things that come to mind when you think of eco-friendly changes you can make in your home. However, […]

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How Data’s Multi-Faceted Uses Can Help the Planet

Data collection happens on a cosmic scale. As many as 1.145 trillion megabits of data are collected every day. And while the computing power and energy use involved present their own environmental concerns, the transparency and insights generated from data have the potential to make a difference in global sustainability.  Data use is multi-faceted. This […]

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How Aspiring Entrepreneurs Can Prioritize Sustainability

If you are a business owner, or thinking of becoming one, it’s important to understand you have responsibilities. While there will be familiar elements such as finances and employee welfare, one of the areas receiving increasing focus as of late is entrepreneurs’ sustainability obligations. After all, industry is one of the key contributors of potentially […]

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The Environmental Impact COVID-19 Had On National Parks

The COVID-19 pandemic caused nearly everyone to make changes and choices over the last year. With many events canceled and indoor gatherings limited, many people flocked to the country’s national parks for some “normalcy” and to de-stress.  The National Park Service reports 237 million Americans visited parks last year throughout the pandemic. While the number […]

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How to Upgrade Your Home for a More Sustainable Future

Green savings and green living are constantly taking up attention in the mind of an eco-conscious homeowner. The impact each home improvement project has on both the Earth and a homeowner’s bank account factors heavily into their mindset. Fortunately, there are several home improvement activities that manage to overlap both concerns. Whether you’re prepping to […]