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Climate Change’s Effect on Marine Mammals

Climate Change’s Effect on Marine Mammals

Back in 2002, researchers discovered a deadly virus among European harbor seals located in the North Atlantic Ocean. This eventually spread to sea lions, seals, and otters living in the North Pacific Ocean. Scientists eventually found that this was phocine distemper...

A Decline in North America’s Bird Populations

A Decline in North America’s Bird Populations

Given the magnitude of today’s environmental issues, there are an array of subjects that fall under the scope of “at risk.” Few things are more of an indicator of a depleting environment than the decline of a species. With how much of an emphasis we place on the...

How to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

How to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

When people think of the Amazon, they imagine the largest rainforest in the world. The name conjures up images of acres of brilliant green, exotic species of animals, and trees alive with the sounds of birds and insects. What many don’t imagine is the once-beautiful...

Trees: The Key to Fighting Climate Change

Trees: The Key to Fighting Climate Change

We can't escape the warning signs. Temperatures are climbing. The world's ice caps are melting. More and more animals are projected to go extinct soon. We’re running out of time to resolve the climate change problem.  Recent research, however, shows that there is some...

How to Conserve Water

How to Conserve Water

According to the EPA, the average American family of four goes through 400 gallons of water each day. That’s 100 gallons per person! Water is one of our planet’s most valuable resources, meaning that we need to become better about how we use it. By following these...

5 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly This Summer

5 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly This Summer

Summer is nearly in full swing. Although the season may present challenges to staying environmentally friendly, it also brings many opportunities to make a difference! The following are great ways that you can become more eco-friendly this summer. Use Your Feet If you...

Today’s Species Extinction Crisis

Today’s Species Extinction Crisis

The world is currently undergoing a major species extinction crisis. The risk of extinction has increased like never before. An international panel recently released a report revealing that one million species are at risk for extinction due to human activities. The...

4 Hands-On Ways You Can Protect Our Planet

You may already realize the importance of maintaining the world we live in. You might recycle, use less water, and make smarter, more eco-friendly purchases on a day-to-day basis. This is great! Are you looking for a way to help even more? Are you searching to take...

How You Can Help Save Monarch Butterflies

How You Can Help Save Monarch Butterflies

Not too long ago, the coast of California was well-known for its population of beautiful monarch butterflies. Traditionally these butterflies pass through the area as they migrate back north from Mexico each Spring. They travel thousands of miles to lay their eggs in...

How to Educate Yourself on Environmental Issues

How to Educate Yourself on Environmental Issues

In a world where everyone is privy to buzz words like “climate change”, “global warming”, and “endangered species” - just to name a few - it is hard to believe that there is such a lack of education on environmental issues. It is the duty of man kind to understand the...