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  • Global warming and climate change are quite the buzzwords these days. Just mention the subjects and more likely than not you will find yourself in the middle of a lively discussion. Despite all the hype, environmental action is nothing new; it has been with us before, just under a different name.

    3 Times Environmental Action Worked in the Past

    3 Times Environmental Action Worked in the Past

    by Harry Nielsen0

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  • The Sunshine State has a major problem with non-native species that are wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. Burmese pythons, green iguanas, and feral pigs are some of the main culprits.

    Florida’s Invasive Wildlife

    Florida’s Invasive Wildlife

    by Rupert Taylor1

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  • Dirt is absolutely essential to our survival, and we are losing it at a phenomenal rate. Modern farming methods, deforestation and urbanization all contribute to soil erosion and degradation.

    Topsoil Is Disappearing

    Topsoil Is Disappearing

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Without change, our dependence on petroleum and coal for power could someday lead to society's demise. But why wait for the inevitable when we can enact change now? With a multitude of viable energy sources at our finger tips, we are on the brink of a paradigm shift. Here are nine sources of renewable energy that could potentially change how we power our future.

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    by Christopher Wanamaker23

  • Modern farming methods rely heavily on the European Honey Bee for pollination, but the honey bee population is in peril and the cause of the problem is not well understood. Modern farming methods do not currently support adequate pollination by native species of bees.

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    by Sherry Hewins37

  • Air pollution is the theme of the 2019 World Environment Day. UN Secretary-General Guterres says: “It is time to act decisively. My message to governments is clear: tax pollution; end fossil fuel subsidies; and stop building new coal plants. We need a green economy, not a grey economy.

    World Environment Day 2019 Theme: Air Pollution

    World Environment Day 2019 Theme: Air Pollution

    by Nila Eslit0

  • Many people already realize the importance that recycling has on our society and way of life. However, if you still need more convincing, here are five big reasons why you need to start recycling today.

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    by Christopher Wanamaker10

  • Of the 45 presidents who have held the highest office in the land, two stand out in the creation of park space and the protection of the environment. One, Theodore Roosevelt, may come as no surprise, but the other, Richard Nixon, is a most unlikely candidate.

    The Greenest President?

    The Greenest President?

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • Primary rainforest covering an area about the size of Belgium was lost to chainsaws in 2018, but there are signs of recovery and regeneration. Many groups across the world are enacting reforestation initiatives.

    Forest Depletion and Reforestation

    Forest Depletion and Reforestation

    by Rupert Taylor6

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