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Whole Foods Market is Removing Plastic Straws in US, UK, and Canada

Whole Foods Market, an American supermarket chain, has decided to eliminate plastic straws from all of its stores in the USA, UK, and Canada by July 2019. Instead of plastic straws, the grocery chain will be providing compostable paper straws to their customers. However,…

How Oceans Are Becoming Hostile For Animals

Living forms that make the sea their homeland have developed over thousands of years to thrive in its depths. The Oceans conventionally were not all that harmful to live in. What seems strange to us is the ability of fish, for example, to live five miles beneath the sea. “That environment’s not hostile to them—its like us…

Veganism is the Best way to Reduce our Environmental Impact, Study Says

Following a vegan diet is the biggest way to reduce our environmental impact on the world, a new study at the University of Oxford suggests. Research says that reducing meat and dairy products from our diet could minimize an individual’s carbon footprint by 73…

Boyan Slat & The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

From a very early age, Boyan Slat’s curiosity with the world led him on a path to discovery that eventually culminated into a hobby of inventing practical contraptions he found useful. As a child, Slat would take on mostly novel endeavors like reinventing basic…

A 70 Year Old Handicapped Veteran Turned a Barren Mountain into a Forest

Ma Sanxiao, a legless Chinese veteran turned a barren mountain into a forest. He has planted more than 19,000 trees in a period of 19 years. An endeavor like this can be very tough even for a young and perfectly healthy person, but for…

The Arbor Day Foundation Is Trying To Plant 100 Million Trees by 2022 & They Need Your Help

In 2018, two wildfires that raged through California cost approximately 90 lives and decimated close to 20,000 structures causing billions of dollars in damages.  Those disasters, the Camp Fire, and the Woolsey Fire came near the end of a devastating wildfire season that destroyed…

Guinness Invests £16 Million In Attempt To Stop Plastic Packaging

Guinness expects to reduce the use of plastic by 400 tonnes every year. The beer giant has invested £16 million in a plan to scrap the use of plastic from all its products. The beverage company Diego, the owner of Guinness, started an initiative…

What is Earth Day & Brief History of How it Came About

More than 1 billion people are anticipated to celebrate Earth Day today by participating in events. In 1970, a destructive oil spill in the U.S. brought the environmental concerns forward to the public eye. The first Earth Day came about as a result. Environmental Protection…

Volkswagen Launching Electric Car With Interior Made of Vegan Apple Leather

The car industry giant Volkswagen AG is introducing an electric SUV and the interior is made of apples. The ID. Roomzz is a seven-seater SUV introduced at the Shanghai Motor Show last week and will be made available in 2021. The apple leather, known…

Microsoft Wants To Use It’s AI Technology On Climate Change

In 2012, Microsoft declared the company “carbon neutral” as it was considered general etiquette for businesses. Since then, the company has taken steps towards sustainability by purchasing enough green power to equal it’s electricity consumption, investing in restoration and planning to reduce its emissions…