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Technologies to Make the Ultimate Green Ship

The shipping industry has often been criticized for their negative impact on the environment. Some of these negative impacts include air pollution, water pollution, and oil pollution. However, the industry is now starting to take their impact on the environment more seriously than ever before. From the manufacturing to the administration levels, the industry as […]

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7 Actions to Take in Honor of World Environment Day

The focus of this year’s World Environment Day is taking action to #BeatAirPollution. As air pollution continues to get worse and worse in many parts of the world, it is important we take action and make changes geared towards reducing our environmental impact. Before we go into the actions you can take, today and every […]

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Light Pollution: The Effects of Artificial Light on Wildlife

Our artificial light solutions are an essential part of modern society; the majority of homes, offices and outdoor areas are illuminated by LED lights and without them our daily lives would be a struggle. But these lights also present a problem. Not only is artificial light damaging to our health, contributing to light pollution and […]

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Removing Plastic Pollution: International Coastal Cleanup Day

With The Ocean Cleanup project now underway, it’s more important than ever we do our part to reduce the amount of trash and other plastic pollution making it’s way to our oceans, as well as make significant progress on cleaning up what is already there. If technology can be developed to help rid our oceans of […]

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What is the Problem with Palm Oil? Why Should We Care?

The most widely used vegetable oil in the world is palm oil which is produced from the fruits of trees called African oil palms. It’s a globally-traded agricultural commodity that’s used on so many different consumer products. It’s so vital a commodity that 50% of the products you’ll find in a supermarket contain palm oil! […]

Arbor Day: 4 Reasons You Should Plant a Tree

While Arbor Day is only celebrated once a year, it is this day that affords each of us a new opportunity to make a difference in the environment around us. While many people may try to incorporate daily or weekly eco-friendly actions into their lives like recycling, minimizing one- or single-use plastic items, eliminating food […]

Earth Day: 5 Ways You Can Help Put an End to Plastic Pollution

April 22nd is Earth Day. Now a global event, more than a billion people in 192 countries around the world are expected to take part. While each year’s focus may be a little different, the overall objective remains the same: to forward the environmental movement and get the people of Earth (as individuals, groups, cities, […]

Earth Day: Planting Trees for the Future

Although Earth Day is only celebrated once a year, the day is intended to focus people’s attention towards simple acts of green they can take to improve the environment and protect the planet. This year, the theme for Earth Day is “Trees for the Earth”. In honor of it’s upcoming 50th anniversary (Earth Day is celebrating 46 years this […]

4 Toxic Products That Can Ruin Your Summer and the Environment

As we head into summer, there are probably a number of activities you, family and friends have planned. Maybe you are planning a family vacation or a day trip to the beach. Whether you are looking at spending some time away from home or you are planning on opting for a few staycation ideas, you are […]

Our Impact on the Environment: World Wildlife Day 2014

Today is the first official World Wildlife Day. Not only that though, it is also the anniversary of the founding of CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) back in 1973. It is a day to help raise awareness of the dangers faced by our world’s animals, plants […]