The Christmas season has begun, with ads for new gadgets, clothes, and toys displayed everywhere. As wonderful as giving and receiving gifts is, the holiday has become a pit of consumerism with copious amounts of waste. However, there are many ways to make gifts more sustainable without dampening the meaning. More isn’t Always Better SometimesContinue reading Guide to Sustainable Gift Giving →
Living in the 21st century, society is used to all of the implementations of technology in our world. Most people have phones always within arms reach, or a car that they use to commute to every destination. Global and national news is communicated to use through websites and television. COVID-19 increased the use of websitesContinue reading How Does Technology Affect the Environment? →
Nearly 100,000 flights take off daily. Air travel is the first choice for long-distance travel. Because of the speed of airplanes, as well as their ability to travel over bodies of water, it’s easy to understand how the industry has become so large and powerful over the last 100 years. Although taking an airplane isContinue reading Aviation Travel →
Climate anxiety. It’s a real phenomenon, and a common one among young adults and teens, at that. Climate change is something that many people of younger generations have been hearing about their whole lives, with activists against the cause starting out younger as well. It is no secret that rising temperatures are a colossal problem,Continue reading The Reality of Climate Anxiety →
In an ever-increasing urbanized society, cities have become the hub for an unnoticeable, yet dangerous type of pollution. Some of its causes include the following: Street traffic noise from pedestrians, cars, buses, etc Construction activities that involve the use of enormous machinery Events involving fireworks and loud music Industrial noises like fans, generators, and millsContinue reading What is that Noise? →
The World Health Organization expresses that methane from livestock is the second largest contributor to Global Warming after carbon dioxide from the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. Animal Agriculture is also said to account for 91% of the Amazon Rainforest’s destruction. Not palm oil, not infrastructure; but raising livestock. So, by decreasing theContinue reading A More Plant-Based Diet: Could Plants be the Answer? →
As an active citizen in my community, as well as a person who loves fruits and vegetables, I’ve found that my local farmers’ market is one of the best places to shop. It doesn’t just give back to my local economy, it is also better for the environment than shopping at a grocery store. BecauseContinue reading Why You Should Buy Locally Sourced Food →
An oil spill is defined as “the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment.” Oil spills are considered one of the most harmful types of pollution, and one of the most difficult to clean up. They may take weeks, months, and occasionally years to clean because many factors are involved in the clean-upContinue reading After Effects of Oil Spills →
Recycle, save energy, carpool: all common advice given to those who can take the course of climate change into their own hands. But, what about the corporations actively undoing these progresses made by the working class and damaging natural life? What is the Line 3 Project? Built in the 1960s, Line 3 is a pipelineContinue reading The Fight Against Line 3 →
Greenhouse Gas emissions are at the highest they have ever been. Emissions from fossil fuels and industry (producing goods and raw materials that we use in our everyday lives) produce approximately 36 billion metric tons annually. This causes rising temperatures, extreme weather conditions, and other changes in the environment around us. Most people are awareContinue reading A New Way To Travel →
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