Your Clothes May Be Stylish, But Are They Sustainable? Thumbnail

Your Clothes May Be Stylish, But Are They Sustainable?

It’s been said that clothes don’t make the man, but many of us have a real attachment to our clothing. A certain piece can completely derail our self-confidence or possess the power to pick us up when we’re feeling low. And without a doubt, fitting into our favorite pair of jeans or outgrowing a beloved item from childhood can have [...]

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Ignorance Is Bliss? Not When It Comes To Human Impact On The Deep Ocean Thumbnail

Ignorance Is Bliss? Not When It Comes To Human Impact On The Deep Ocean

From plastic pollution to carbon emissions, human activity has a profound effect on the Earth’s oceans. Of this precious ecosystem, the deep sea is perhaps the most vast. Comprising the area of the ocean below 650 feet, this region covers two-thirds of the Earth’s surface. It is undeniably significant and home to a wide array of species. And as it turns [...]

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3 Fall Lawn Care Tips For American Homeowners

Taking care your lawn can not only improve your home’s curb-appeal, it can also be a great investment if you’re planning on selling in the near future. The yard is certainly considered one of the cornerstones of American home living, with 83% of Americans thinking to have one is important and 90% of those with one believing that keeping it [...]

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Master Gardeners Spreading Their Knowledge In Local Communities

With more people going green with each passing week, the backyard garden is undergoing a bit of a Pinterest-fueled renaissance. However, gardening can be an incredibly difficult hobby to teach yourself. That’s where the Master Gardeners program comes in. These classes are offered all over the United States and Canada, and they’re a great way for beginners who want to [...]

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Austin Hair Salon Uses 3D Printing To Treat Hair Loss

The average American office worker prints around 10,000 pages every year. However, in Austin, Texas it isn’t paper that a group of workers are printing. Just off of Steck Avenue is Shanna Moll’s hair studio, where stylists are using a cutting-edge tool to print hair. While Moll’s studio does provide hair care services, it isn’t the studio’s coloring or shampooing [...]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Remodel? Creative Ways To Make Your Home Stylishly Sustainable Thumbnail

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Remodel? Creative Ways To Make Your Home Stylishly Sustainable

“You don’t have to throw out everything you own and start with a new look. We’re going to help you sustain the environment with your own personal style,” designer Linda Woodrum told HGTV in a recent interview. And it’s true! Many people don’t see much of a bridge between home decor and environmental sustainability, but there are countless ways to [...]

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Breastfeeding Good For Baby & Environment, But No Country Meets WHO Standards

Countless experts and studies assert that, whenever possible, “breast is best” for both parent and child. It can boost infant immunity and may even reduce their risk of serious disease later in life. It’s also a practice that can strengthen the bond between mothers and their offspring. One recent study even found that breastfeeding may reduce a mother’s risk of [...]

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Women Carry Most of the World’s Water, According to UNICEF and the WHO Thumbnail

Women Carry Most of the World’s Water, According to UNICEF and the WHO

Consider this: only 1% of the world’s water is clean enough to drink. Add the fact that 2.1 billion people around the world don’t have reliable access to water, and it’s clear that too many people struggle to find water for drinking, bathing, and cooking. And according to UNICEF and the World Health Organization, that task falls on the shoulders of millions [...]

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How to Cope with Stress as a Social Worker

Working in social care can be incredibly stressful. Many of the most popular careers for those who have graduated with a master’s degree in social work include working with the most vulnerable members of society. You could spend your days traveling between client’s homes, courtrooms, hostels, hospitals, and care centers, helping those who need it most. But when you spend [...]

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New Ocean Plastic Cleanup Effort Makes a Controversial Splash in the Scientific Community

When Boylan Slat was 16, a diving expedition in Greece changed his life. He recalls seeing more plastic bags than fish, and seven years later, he has raised more than $30 million to help rid the ocean of plastic. Once a small project, Slat now has the means to launch what he calls “the largest cleanup in history” as early [...]

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