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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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Ten Top Tips to Reduce Water Pollution

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Do you want to help reduce water pollution? John Hawthorne at MoBox Marine has ten top tips.    “If I don’t drink water, I’m going to die.” – desperate Puerto Rican trying to survive. The fact of the matter is that we can’t live off of beer and energy drinks. H2O is a precious commodity that we simply can’t…

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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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What is Vertical Farming?

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What is Vertical Farming? The term vertical farming was coined by Gilbert Ellis Bailey in 1915 in his book of the same name. He wrote about farming with a special interest in soil origin, its nutrient content, and the view of plant life as vertical life forms, specifically relating to their underground root structures. His use of the…

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What Can Wind Power Do?

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What is Wind Power? Wind power is, very easily, available by the Earth’s natural airflow. Turbines primarily produce this energy through mechanical power generators that produce electricity. Wind power is a great alternative to burning fossil fuels. It is plentiful, accessible globally, pollutant free and can operate without the use of water. It also needs…

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How to Stop Polluting the Land

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How to Stop Polluting the Land Most pollution begins on land. There are many different things that can pollute the land. Deforestation strips the top soil of its ability to properly retain water. This leads directly to erosion, which will then take all of the chemicals that have soaked into the soil, as a result…

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