The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: A Blight On Our Planet
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and California and is larger than the state of Texas. It is a collection of marine debris and microplastics harmful to animal and human life.
Water Saving and Recycling Tips For Gardeners
My top tips for gardeners to save and recycle water from around the home to water plants in the garden. Gardeners should take a bath not a shower because a bath allows more water to be saved and recycled. The average bath contains enough water to fill over 10 garden watering cans.
U.S. Southwest Is Facing a Devastating Water Crisis
The southwestern part of the United States is facing diminishing water supplies and a potentially devastating water crisis due to a severe drought and increasing population. Water could run out in the American desert southwest in the not too distant future.
Why Is Cleaning up the Pacific Garbage Patch Not a Campaign Issue? A Speech by an Imaginary Presidential Candidate
A Speech by an Imaginary Presidential Candidate
Effects of Climate Change on Our Society and Remedial Measures
What is climate change? How it is caused and what can we do about it?
Seven Possible Reasons Why Japan’s Birth Rate Is so Low
Why does Japan have such a low birth rate? Explore these seven possible reasons.
How Socially Responsible Banks Are Changing the World of Banking
Socially responsible banks seek to invest in reducing climate change.
Energy Labels and Consuming Electricity Responsibly
The average person consumes a total of 3,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity every year. How can we consume electricity more responsibly? What are energy labels, and how can they help?
World Population Crisis: Is the Growth Sustainable?
Current growth rates in the population are unsustainable—but can we do anything to stem the growth?
Are Humans Facing Near-Term Extinction Due to Global Warming?
Are humans facing near-term human extinction due to global warming? Some scientists believe we do face an existential threat from global warming as positive feedback loops kick in and increase the rate of global warming and its negative impacts.
What Is a Blue Ocean Event and How Will It Impact Global Climate?
A Blue Ocean Event (BOE) is when the Arctic Ocean changes from being covered in ice year-round to being mostly ice-free blue water for a period of time during warm months. This will cause severe on humans and the environment.
The Big Cat Public Safety Act Awaits Its Fate in the Senate
The Big Cat Public Safety Act is one of the biggest pieces of legislation in a long time that intends to improve the welfare of wildlife. The act would protect big cats, prohibit private ownership of them, and end cub-side attractions where people take pictures with them, hold them, and pet them.
How Atlanta Can Fight the Health Effects of Urban Heat
Urban sprawl, the Urban Heat Island Effect, and green roofs in Atlanta.
Natural Disasters and Declarations: How Did We Not See This Coming?
Natural disasters have existed over the last century and presented devastating effects.
Silver Springs Monkeys: A Florida Tourist Attraction Gone Wrong
Florida’s first tourist attraction owes its existence to America’s biggest natural spring. But now it has a problem with an introduced species—of monkeys.
Global Warming and Climate Change Are Becoming a Conservative Priority
Among a new generation of young conservatives, addressing the substantial risks associated with global warming and the substantial climate change it's causing is becoming a priority.
How Do We Know That Global Warming Is Being Caused by Humans?
Is the recent global warming being caused by natural variations in the Earth’s climate or have mankind’s activities on Earth played a significant role in the global warming observed since the later part of the 20 century?
Fighting the Climate Crisis Through a New Religious Left
A syncretism of the philosophies of Murray Bookchin and Alfred North Whitehead can help us rethink our relationship with the Earth.
The Environmental Consequences of Orphan Oil Wells
Stripper wells and "orphan" or abandoned oil wells pose a unique threat to the environment. Here are some of those issues and how we might be able to make some positive changes.
Why Trump Should Support Community Gardens and Urban Food Forests
Since some sources say that we may be facing 32% unemployment in the wake of the coronavirus, we had better learn how to grow our own food to feed our communities.
10 Reasons Why "Tiger King’s" Carole Baskin Is a Megalomaniac
Who is Carole Baskin? Here's what you need to know about Big Cat Rescue’s CEO.
One Green Change: Useful Tips to Living a Greener Life
It is impossible to ignore the warnings that our beautiful blue planet is in crisis. We are heading towards a tipping point from which there will be no return unless we all play our part in living a more sustainable lifestyle. This article will hopefully give you some simple but useful tips.
Environmentally Sustainable Tourism: A Progressive Approach
Sustainable tourism development meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing tourism opportunities for future generations. To enable this continued practice, a number of different environmentally progressive approaches have been developed.