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Ten Key Environmental Issues – a Beginner’s Guide

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At Save the Earth, we believe it’s high time that environmental issues receive the attention they deserve. Our planet is on the brink of a severe environmental crisis. If ignored today, these problems will threaten human existence for the generations to come. Earth has a natural environment, known as an ecosystem, which includes all humans,…

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The Standing Rock Sioux Step Out onto the Global Stage

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With protesters up in arms about the catastrophic impact of the Dakota Access Pipeline, how much longer can the US government afford to plough ahead with its construction? Not only is the pipeline obliterating ancient Sioux land at Standing Rock, but it will expedite climate change, facilitating the burning of fossil fuels. Surely there must…

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Donald Trump, Corporate Corruption and the Paris Climate Agreement

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What is the Paris Climate Agreement? The Paris Climate Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance starting in the year 2020. The language of the agreement was negotiated by representatives of 196 parties at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC in Paris and adopted by…

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Reforestum – An App to Help You Offset Your Carbon Footprint

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Here at Save the Earth Co-operative, we’re stupendously excited about our brand new Ethical Business Network. It’s a place where businesses with green sensibilities can trade products and services, as well as share ideas and inspiration, with both our ever-growing ethically-minded audience and each other. Of course, without our valued Creator Member Companies, there would be no…

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The Role of Hydroelectric Power

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What is Hydroelectric Power? Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. This is called hydroelectric power. The most common type of hydroelectric power plant uses a dam on a river to store water in a reservoir. Water released from the reservoir flows through a turbine, spinning it, which in turn activates…

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