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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

Fashion & Protection: 3 Fashionable Bags that Make a Difference

Fashion is one of the most destructive industries in the world. The manufacture of fabric-based fashion items uses so much water when some parts of the world really need water. The water crisis was an important discussion during the World Economic Forum this year. According to the forum, 25% of the world’s population is on the brink of facing a water crisis.    Fashion is one of the most destructive industries in the world. The manufacture of fabric-based fashion items uses so much water when some parts of the world really need water. The water crisis was an important discussion during...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

3 Plastic Products that We Need to Stop Using

Plastics are convenient. That is just a fact. But if it costs us the environment, then it is high time that we stop using plastics. According to the United Nations, our oceans are dotted with chocolat... Plastics are convenient. That is just a fact. But if it costs us the environment, then it is high time that we stop using plastics. According to the United Nations, our oceans are dotted with chocolate wrappers, single-use plastics, and plastic straws. So while tourists visiting coastal areas to enjoy the pristine waters, fish, and corals, they also come across a lot of plastic. ...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

Is Someone Too Young to be an Environmentalist?

What Greta Thunberg teaches us is that there is no such thing as too young to be an environmentalist. In fact, you should start teaching your children about how to protect the environment the moment they are born. They may not remember it but it will become part of their system—and yours! Also, teaching them is not always about verbal education. As they say, actions speak louder than words. If you, as parents, are natural environmentalists, then the children will naturally follow.    What Greta Thunberg teaches us is that there is no such thing as too young to be an...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

5 Interesting Animal Courtship Displays

Women may fall in love with men who bring them flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears. Well, for animals, material things are not always very exciting. Sometimes, it will take a whole performance for fe... Women may fall in love with men who bring them flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears. Well, for animals, material things are not always very exciting. Sometimes, it will take a whole performance for female animals to actually cave into the males. Here are five exciting courtship displays among animals:   Birds Birds are beautiful—with their colorful plumage and graceful wings, who wouldn’t fall in love with a...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

Wildlife Needs Room to Breathe—Or to Just Breathe

The alarming coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China that is also considered a global problem has been traced to endangered animals slaughtered for human consumption. The Huanan seafood market in Wuhan h... The alarming coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China that is also considered a global problem has been traced to endangered animals slaughtered for human consumption. The Huanan seafood market in Wuhan had been closed down as it is believed to be the source of the virus, which had since killed 132 people in China. Some 6,000 people have also been infected with Wuhan having the most number of victims. The...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Indoor Air Pollution

Some people are conscious of outside air pollution, which compels them to use masks when they venture out in the real world. It is good that there is awareness. Hopefully, that awareness also reaches ... Some people are conscious of outside air pollution, which compels them to use masks when they venture out in the real world. It is good that there is awareness. Hopefully, that awareness also reaches out to indoor air pollution. Pollutants are not limited on the streets where vehicle fumes and dust and other toxins abound. Pollutants are also present at home.  Indoor air pollutants are...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Nancy Whitman

The Principles of Water Bank Erosion Prevention

It isn’t just in the land and construction sites where erosion control and prevention is an going and serious concern. It is also on the shores of river banks and other natural water reservoirs where this is something that must considered. There are so many things that you need to know about water bank erosion control. Things that are really important to know if you want to do your part in erosion control and prevention. These are the basic principles about water bank erosion control and prevention. And, it is important for you to make sure that you are getting...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Nancy Whitman

Soil Erosion and the Modern Techniques Used to Prevent It

You might have heard about soil erosion. This is something that we hear all the time. That soil erosion should be prevented and we should do our bit to cure it as well in the areas where it is already a problem. It is important to make sure that you took the time to get to know more about soil erosion. To make sure that you know what you can do about it and how it can be prevented. Many people think that erosion isn’t their problem, but it is actually everyone’s problem. This is everything you need to know...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

More Diseases as the World is Warming Up

Experts believe that the outbreak came from a market in Wuhan, China, which recorded the most number of cases. The market, which had since been closed, used to sell the meat of wild animals for human consumption. There is a correlation to the emergence of infectious diseases with the hunting of wildlife and the loss of habitat among the wildlife. This means that infectious viruses spread when people do not care for the environment.    The world is currently battling the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) with 6,065 cases confirmed worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The number is growing...

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Posted on: 24 February, 2020

Author: Jacob Lips

Calls for Ban on Wildlife Markets in China and the Rest of the World Get Louder

China has implemented a temporary ban on wildlife markets following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has infected over 6,000 people in the country. Some 15 countries have also reported a few... China has implemented a temporary ban on wildlife markets following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has infected over 6,000 people in the country. Some 15 countries have also reported a few cases. But environmentalists are now calling to make the ban permanent.  The first few cases of coronavirus were reported in Wuhan, China in late December 2019. In no time, the number of cases rapidly...

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