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eCommerce Offers a Chance for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

The popularity of online shopping is at an all-time high. Although a portion of this rise in popularity can be attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ecommerce industry was well on its way to overtaking traditional brick-and-mortar businesses already. The business model connects consumers with a greater number of suppliers and a much larger variety […]

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Sustainability and Humanitarian Aid Go Hand In Hand

Natural and anthropogenic disasters negatively impact a community’s ability to deal with human, material, monetary, and environmental fallout. As climate change and global conflict continue to limit our natural resources, spread disease, and drive mass migrations of refugees, populations struggle to survive. However, humanitarian efforts help communities overcome their plight, and without their assistance, the […]

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The Most Common Diseases Caused by Water Pollution and How to Protect Against Them

Millions of individuals lack access to safe drinking water around the globe. Contamination and pollution increase bacterial growth in local water supplies, interfering with a community’s health and well-being. One of the most common symptoms of waterborne illness caused by water pollution is diarrhea. Diarrheal conditions are also one of the leading causes of fatality […]

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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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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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Climate Change and Its Impact on Our Weather

While global warming used to be the so-called phrase of day, climate change tends to be a little more accurate. Yes, it’s true, we’ve had some pretty hot days here in California. Then, with the rash of fires we had in 2020, the term “warming” isn’t too far-fetched. In fact, a Stanford study found the […]

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Top 5 Jobs and Career Paths for People Who Want to Save the Planet

You might think you are not able to make any significant impact or save the planet in your lifetime, but in reality, your contribution is the only thing that truly matters. Each and every one of us has a responsibility to care for the only home we have, but also for our fellow human beings. […]

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Electric Vehicles and Their Importance in the 21st Century

It’s fair to say climate change is the defining problem of the 21st century (so far, at least). CO2, while not the most dangerous greenhouse gas, is the one we produce in quantity—and with transportation responsible for 28% of CO2 emissions in the US, it’s also one we can significantly reduce by transitioning to electric […]

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Light and Noise Pollution and Its Effects on Human Health

Modern society has certainly come a long way from our ancestral caves, but the modern lifestyle has become painfully detrimental to our health as well. The speed of technological progress has far outpaced our ability to adapt. One of the many consequences of this disharmony is pollution of the kind we’ve never faced before. That’s […]