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Why Do Droughts Happen? — Causes, Effects, and 7 Ways to Help

Why Do Droughts Happen? — Causes, Effects, and 7 Ways to Help

Droughts happen when rain insufficiency hits a place for a long period of time, hence causing an acute water shortage. Though often confused with the dry spell, droughts often last longer and are more dangerous.  Prolonged drought can cause a serious economic crisis while also posing threats to ...
17 Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint (Simple & Effective Tips)

17 Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint (Simple & Effective Tips)

According to the World Health Organization, climate change causes an increase in malnutrition, thanks to the effect on food crops, and malaria, thanks to the rising temperature increasing the mosquito population. Increased air pollution has also increased respiratory problems like asthma and ...
Are Plastic Straws Recyclable? [How to Properly Recycle & Dispose Plastic Straws]

Are Plastic Straws Recyclable? [How to Properly Recycle & Dispose Plastic Straws]

I’ve heard from some people that plastic straws can be recycled. I’ve also heard the opposite from others. So, I started wondering, how can I recycle plastic straws? As it turns out, plastic straws can technically be recycled. The problem is that plastic straws are small, thin, and bend easily. ...
Tap Water Vs. Bottled Water: Which is Best for You? (2018 Guide)

Tap Water Vs. Bottled Water: Which is Best for You? (2018 Guide)

Americans drink 97 billion bottles of bottled water each year. And, this number is still increasing rapidly year after year. Bottled water is deemed by many as a safer, tastier, and higher quality alternative to tap water.  But, is this really the case? As a matter of fact, tap water is actually ...
The Effects of Microplastics on Human Health (2018 Facts & Guide)

The Effects of Microplastics on Human Health (2018 Facts & Guide)

Plastic contamination of the natural environment has now reached epidemic levels, with particular concern surrounding tiny ‘microplastic’ particles. How might microplastics affect human health? And, how can you possibly avoid them?
The Environmental Impact of Plastic Straws – Facts, Statistics, and Infographic

The Environmental Impact of Plastic Straws – Facts, Statistics, and Infographic

A small, plastic straw – It’s something that comes with most beverages that we order, often without us noticing. Though at first this small straw may not seem like a lot, when its usage is added up, plastic straws create a big problem for the environment.

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