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  • We stand at a global precipice. Resources are being pulled from the Earth at an alarming rate. Across the globe fossil fuels and lumber are being depleted in record amounts. To truly tackle the problem change is needed and we all need to do our part.

    Energy and Climate Change: A Look at Wind Energy and Biomass

    Energy and Climate Change: A Look at Wind Energy and Biomass

    by Tara Miller0

  • This article shows the different sources and effects of each of the nine major air pollutants. You will also learn the causes of air pollution, the two principal classifications of air pollutants and a brief narrative about the "The Great Smog of London."

    Sources and Effects of the 9 Major Air Pollutants

    Sources and Effects of the 9 Major Air Pollutants

    by John Ray2

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  • The world’s smokers discard six trillion cigarette butts each year and the poisons in them leach out into the environment.

    The Toxic Trash of Cigarette Butts

    The Toxic Trash of Cigarette Butts

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • On June 20, 2018, Woolworths Supermarkets will stop issuing single-use plastic shopping bags. Coles Supermarkets - Australia's largest private employer - will follow suit on July 1. Are the retail arch rivals really concerned about the planet; or just their profit?

    The Great Plastic Shopping Bag Swindle

    The Great Plastic Shopping Bag Swindle

    by Pip Stone4

  • A listing of ways just one person can help protect endangered species. Learn ways you can help by starting right in your own backyard or make a difference for animals around the world!

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    by Melanie Palen55

  • 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 CWanamaker22

  • Do you speak English? If so, then the chances are very very high that the nation you live within faces big problems due to wild boar or wild pig overpopulation. You should do something about it too.

    Feral Pig Problems

    Feral Pig Problems

    by Wesman Todd Shaw34

  • 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 CWanamaker13

  • This article delves into the idea that maybe eating meat is not unethical (depending on the situation), but the processing the meat goes through is, since it employs disreputable methods such as keeping the livestock in small spaces and not allowing the animals to be free at all.

    Is Eating Meat Obsolete?

    Is Eating Meat Obsolete?

    by Cara Savoy1

  • Except for those whose political and economic destinies are tied to Big Oil, most people acknowledge that cutting the release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere is best achieved by putting a price on carbon.

    The Dollars and Sense of Carbon Pricing

    The Dollars and Sense of Carbon Pricing

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • There have been five mass extinctions; we are now in the beginning of the sixth mass extinction. How is global warming threatening all life on earth and what can we do about it?

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    by Catherine Giordano38

  • 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 Is Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    What Is Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    by Sherry Hewins36

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