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Reusable Lids Replace Aluminum Foil & Provide An ‘Earth Conscious Way to Store Food’

Nothing hits the spot better than last night’s leftovers. A meal fully marinated in just the right amount of time and spices always taste better the second time around. When it comes to storing our meals, finding the right top for our Tupperware can be time-consuming. Using single-use items, like plastic wrap, proves to be …

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If You Could Power Your Entire Home With 60 Minutes Of Cycling, Would You Do It?

Imagine if your morning workout could power your home for the entire day, all the way until your next morning workout. Well, you may not have to imagine, as this technology exists now. Manoj Bhargava has invented a new exercise bike that can power some homes for 24 hours after use for only sixty minutes …

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8 Year-Old Mexican Girl Invents A Solar Water Heater & Wins Nuclear Science Priz

Innovation comes from all ages, and this is further seen in the story of Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz, an eight-year-old girl from Chiapas, Mexico who invented an entirely solar-powered device for heating water. The impact her invention could have on others around the world is immense, and this has inspired the UNAM’s (National Autonomous University of …

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Astonishing Photos Capture Speedy Rebirth Following Australian Wildfires

The cycle of death and rebirth is filled with many moments in between. While the Australian fires resulted in a big loss, falling rain brings the promise of new life. Recent photos have been shared featuring blackened forest ground contrasting the vibrant greenery of fresh leaves. Many are filled with intense hope and understanding of …

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History Made As Ocean Cleanup Successfully Collects First Plastic From The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In the Pacific ocean, North East of Hawaii, there exists a giant whirlpool of plastic debris that’s accumulated by the ocean currents. It’s referred to at the North Pacific Gyre, but also commonly referred to as “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” It’s one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, made up of millions of square …

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Scientists Use Underwater Sounds to Rejuvenate Coral Reef Populations

Ocean temperatures and levels of acidity continue to rise at an alarming rate. The effects this has on sea creatures and wildlife can be seen in our dying coral reefs. However, researchers discover an alternative to increasing coral reef well-being. A recent study published in Nature finds the use of underwater speakers as a catalyst …

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Steeped Coffee Replaces Single-Use Pods As A Quality & Sustainable Alternative

The daily coffee habit drives millions to visit the local cafe before work or to brew from a single-use pod. Whether you’re carrying a re-usable mug or not, the source behind where you get your coffee plays a major role in waste productivity. According to the NY Times, Keurig alone sold over nine billion single–serve capsules …

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Wildflower-Filled Coats Help Conserve Butterfly Populations While Remaining Fashionable and Cruelty-Free

Imagine yourself holding a basket, running through a field of wildflowers, and skipping with butterflies. These fashionable parkas are the direct result of a successful frolic. In a recent addition to their inventory, sustainable and cruelty-free brand, PANGAIA released a new line of coats called FLWRDWN. Rather than being stuffed with bird feathers, these parkas …

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Is Your Smudging Practice Hurting the Planet? Here Are Some Ways to Cultivate Sustainable Alternatives to Cleanse and Renew

We’re increasingly stepping into an era of conscious consumerism and personal well-being. With tools like social media serving as an amplifier to specific practices around the globe, we must ask ourselves how our role in any situation leaves a mark. In this example, we’re talking about cultivating sustainable smudging practices and alternatives. The sacred practice …

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Oil Companies Are Spending Billions to Make Plastic Relevant Again

Strides are being made in the climate department and they’re happening fast. As young activists lead the movement, businesses are prepared to meet consumer demand. However, new plastic is in production. Oil companies are not blind to the cut on plastic use. In response, they are setting out to create a new type in an …

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If We Shift These Four Farming Practices, It’s Possible to Feed 7.8 Billion People—Roughly the World’s Population

Solving world hunger is a big idea that requires thinking small to truly make an impact. Our current approach toward agriculture and food production feeds approximately 3.8 billion people. This leaves more than half of the global population out. A recent study, published by Nature Sustainability, suggests if we shift four farming practices, it’s possible …

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