environmental impacts

5 Things You Should Do To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

5 Things You Should Do To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Being energy efficient can help reduce your carbon footprint on the globe. It’s not only for the environment but it will also help your wallet.

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5 Things you are doing to Damage the Planet

5 Things you are doing to Damage the Planet

You might think that you are living a sustainable lifestyle and that you know how to reduce your carbon footprint. But you would be surprised to learn about how many different ways we are damaging our planet every day.

Our planet Earth – it’s the only planet that scientists have found so far in the universe that supports life. When you consider all the other planets in the solar system, you will notice that they are either too cold, too hot, or do not have all the favorable conditions to support life, such as availability of water in its liquid state or do not have enough oxygen in the atmosphere.

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3 Facts about Endangered Species that Everyone Should Know

3 Facts about Endangered Species that Everyone Should Know

Human induced global warming and climate change are affecting ecosystems every day. The survival of plants and animals in their natural habitats is increasingly under threat.

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Environmental Impacts of Ocean Fishing & Fisheries

Environmental Impacts of Ocean Fishing & Fisheries

Fisheries may be responsible for providing food, employment, economic resources and livelihood for many people in the country but they may also be responsible for altering ecosystems and causing damage to the environment. If fisheries and fish farms do not operate responsibly, they may potentially cause damage or alter the ocean fish stock’s ecosystem, deplete targeted species, as well as damage other species associated with the targeted species, especially if there is overfishing involved. They may also have various other negative effects on the environment, and ecosystem by causing pollution through poor choice of waste management and other practices if they are not kept under control.

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The Environmental Impacts of Using Paper

The Environmental Impacts of Using Paper

Take a moment and look around you. You’ll see that there are a lot of things made out of paper. Paper is used for various purposes in our everyday lives. We use paper for storing information, printing books, newspapers, and magazines. Students buy books and notebooks in order to attend their classes. Each year, more than 2 billion books, 350 million magazines, and 24 billion newspapers are published (Frequent Questions | Paper Recycling | US EPA). We also use paper in our kitchen, bathroom, cars, and as packaging materials. According to the recyclopedia data, each person uses about 749 pounds of paper each year in the United States.

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