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Plastic Bags: How Convenience is Killing our Planet [Infographic]

Plastic bags continue to pose a major risk to the planet's environmental health. For instance, did you know that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic found in every square mile of ocean? And more than...
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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with These Simple Tips

When it comes to protecting your family’s health, we all want to take it seriously. However, the Environmental Protection Agency has news that may surprise you –the air quality in your house can be...
The Secret Life of Garbage

What You Need to Know About All That Garbage You Throw Out

It's a routine chore every week. Sort the recyling and take out the trash. Then, sometime in the morning or while you're at work, the trashman comes to haul it away. But what happens after...
Air Pollution Planetary Boundaries

We’re About to Cross the 4th Planetary Boundary – And the Effects Will be...

Well, we finally did it guys! But you might want to hold off on the celebrations because… well, what we did is irreversibly damage the environment. Well, almost anyways, according to the high-profile study published...
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A Fungus Discovered in the Ecuadorian Rainforest Can Eat Plastic Pollution

It’s not news that plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental issues that we are facing in the modern world. We've all read dozens upon dozens of articles about the giant floating island of...

Your face wash is polluting the planet

There really is nothing like putting on an exfoliating face scrub after a hard day’s work. You feel all the day’s stresses and worries just wash away down the sink (along with all that dead...
Mandy Barker Penalty soccer ball oceans art

All of these soccer balls were ocean debris; now they’re art

While most of the globe is caught up watching the World Cup, artist Mandy Barker is showing off an exhibit inspired by soccer (or football, depending on where you're reading this) and ocean pollution. The collection,...
A policeman gestures as he works on a street in heavy smog in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on October 21, 2013. Choking clouds of pollution blanketed Harbin, which is famed for its annual ice festival, reports said, cutting visibility to 10 metres (33 feet) and underscoring the nation's environmental challenges. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

What Effect will Chinese Pollution Have on the Rest of Us?

Will Chinese Pollution Ever Be Under Control? The recent bad weather we experienced over the winter has been blamed on everything from changing North Atlantic currents to the government’s support over same sex marriage. Whatever...
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Go Easy This Holiday Season on the Eggnog and the Sex – Or You...

As the holidays approach and our minds turn to family and friends, our tummies swell with the food and drink of the season. From gingerbread houses and candy canes, to fat-filled eggnog. Eggnog is one...
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The Pollution Inside Your Car

Most people are aware that cars emit harmful gases and are major contributors to air pollution, which affects the environment and people's health, as well. But, apart from the CO2 that comes out of...

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