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7 Tips for Setting Green Goals in 2024

7 Tips for Setting Green Goals in 2024

The practice of setting green goals that are both environmentally friendly and achievable. It involves looking for ways to reduce our impact on the planet while still achieving our desired objectives. By taking a green approach to goal setting, we can help protect and preserve our environment for future generations. The benefits of green goal…

5 Common Types of Hawks

5 Common Types of Hawks

Hawks are some of the most common birds of prey known for their sharp talons and strong sense of hearing. Their beaks are sturdy and sharp enough to pierce and kill prey instantly. The idiomatic expression “hawk-eyed” proves that these birds are some of the most vigilant, observant, and watchful. However, for most of us,…

Biggest Environmental Problems Today

Biggest Environmental Problems Today

The planet has never been hotter, and scientists are warning that we’re yet to feel the heat unless we address underlying environmental problems. 2024 is seemingly another sweltering trip around the sun after 2023 broke all records. Sure, the future looks murky if records from the last five or so years are something to go…

A Bleak Future For The Most Endangered Species on Earth

A Bleak Future For The Most Endangered Species on Earth

Wildlife has declined dramatically over the last four decades, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is raising the alarm again about endangered species. We now have about 8 million wild animal species, and 2 million are most endangered. IUCN’s Red List classifies the most endangered species as those facing a desperately dwindling…

How To Personally Curb Clothes Landfill Overload

How To Personally Curb Clothes Landfill Overload

The clothes landfill menace has become a hot debate after the revelation that the volume of clothing thrown away yearly is likely to triple before 2030. Poor waste management systems and individual recklessness are the main drivers of global textile waste, totaling about 100 million tons, with the U.S. contributing about 20 million tons. Without…

CFL Bulbs vs LED

CFL Bulbs vs LED

Today’s two popular lighting options on the shelves are light-emitting diode (LED) and compact fluorescent light (CFL bulbs), thanks to the Energy Independence and Security Act that sought to eliminate the less efficient incandescent bulbs on the market. Traditional incandescent bulbs are banned across Europe, with the US Department of Energy (DOE) phasing them out…

Why Nuclear Power Is Bad

Why Nuclear Power Is Bad

It’s now becoming apparent that the world must look beyond nuclear energy to address the unfolding climate emergency and understand why nuclear power is bad. The tediously slow nuclear energy programs in the wake of a looming climate threat, and the continued threats posed by nuclear energy, offset the praises on nuclear power regarding decarbonization…

Spring Water vs Purified Water: What Is The Difference?

Spring Water vs Purified Water: What Is The Difference?

If you’re stuck between spring water vs purified water, this guide has everything you need to decide the best for you. It is widely reported that the best choice depends on your preferences, but that leaves you vulnerable to health and eco dangers. You want to know why water has to be classified as spring…

Make Money For Cardboard Recycling Guide

Make Money For Cardboard Recycling Guide

Make money for cardboard recycling is one lucrative and eco-friendly venture for individuals looking for extra cash or businesses looking to cut waste disposal costs. So, if you’re throwing away your cardboard boxes or any other waste, you could be missing out on a valuable revenue-generating opportunity. Ideally, most of the cardboard boxes in your…

6 Different Types of Ivy Plants (with pictures)

6 Different Types of Ivy Plants (with pictures)

Ivy plants have become a darling for home gardeners who want to adorn their brick walls with a climbing variegation or create a stunning houseplant in hanging pots with fall foliage and colorful flowers. Most of the popular ivy varieties belong to the Hedera genus, particularly the Araliaceae family, also commonly known as the Ginseng…

How Climate Change Impacts the Tundra Biome Delicate Balance

How Climate Change Impacts the Tundra Biome Delicate Balance

The Tundra biome has long been considered the largest natural carbon reservoir, but global warming threatens all that. Being the coldest of all biomes, Tundra has permafrost as its defining characteristic, significantly slowing down the decomposition of organic matter. However, with the increasing global temperatures, the permafrost is thawing at an alarming rate, exposing the…

Recycle Garbage Can: Which Is The Best For You?

Recycle Garbage Can: Which Is The Best For You?

Recycle garbage cans have transformed from just containers for all your trash to compatible masterpieces that make waste management more sustainable. Today, it is easy to find a recycle and trash can that perfectly serves the intended purpose and provides clear differentiation of your waste. Modern trash bin manufacturers know differentiation is crucial in reducing…

Lighting Up Landfill Gases Ain’t as Safe as You Think!

Lighting Up Landfill Gases Ain’t as Safe as You Think!

Some super-smart folks at RUDN University teamed up with a brain from JUST to shine a light on something pretty dicey. Turns out torching up landfill gases might not be the eco-high-five we thought it was. This research, fresh off the press in Atmospheric Pollution Research, is saying that lighting up these gases could actually…

New Process Turns Greenhouse Gas into Ethylene

New Process Turns Greenhouse Gas into Ethylene

At the University of Cincinnati, a team led by Professor Jingjie Wu has developed a smarter method for turning carbon dioxide into useful stuff like plastic. This not only could make some cool products but also helps in the fight against global warming. They tweaked a copper catalyst, which is a sort of chemical helper,…

The Pros and Cons of Aquaculture

The Pros and Cons of Aquaculture

You and I are both very well aware that our planet’s sustainability and food sources have never been more critical. While so many out there (we won’t say which side of the aisle) deny that there’s an issue, our planet’s population is on track to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. That’s an additional TWO billion…

Is Bioengineered Food Safe?

Is Bioengineered Food Safe?

This can be a tricky question because when you boil it down, we just don’t know for sure. There just isn’t enough data to be able to form a definitive answer. If you do a web search for this question, you’ll generally run into answers that are some variation of “when compared to conventional foods,…

The Causes of Carbon Dioxide

The Causes of Carbon Dioxide

The greenhouse gas CO2, aka carbon dioxide, is caused by both natural and human activities. Of course, our continued burning of fossil fuels like oil, natural gas, and coal is our main contribution and has resulted in a 150% increase in atmospheric CO2 since 1750. This is seriously alarming because these emissions have a direct…

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