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How to grow a big Christmas cactus this holiday season

When I think of Christmas flowers, only a few plants come to mind. There is one, however, that produces stunning blooms during the holiday season. The Christmas cactus displays colorful blossoms on…

In Japan Abandoned Golf Courses Got Turned Into Solar Farms

Abandoned factories and houses seem mysterious and quite attractive to many. But what about abandoned golf courses? These vast expanses of open land have been wasting away in Japan but…

‘Sea Of Plastic’ Discovered In The Caribbean Stretches Miles And Is Choking Wildlife

How often do you use plastic? If you compare to the average consumer, you might answer “every day.” Yes, items that contain plastic are convenient — and cheap. But, the…

The Bee Has Been Declared “The Most Important Living Being on the Planet”

At a meeting of the Royal Geographic Society of London, Earthwatch Institute declared bees the most invaluable species on this planet, as reported by The Guardian in 2008. And along with it comes this…

This is What Plastic Does To Ocean Life

As we reach the end of July – known as plastic free month, it’s important to remember the horrendous suffering plastic is causing to ocean life 365 days per year.…

Discarded face masks and gloves are posing a serious risk to marine life

NOW THAT PEOPLE are on board with wearing masks in public, a new issue has reared its ugly head: disposing of those masks safely and properly. With more and more local…

Due To Lockdown An Endangered Seahorse Species Made A Comeback

Conservationists have been encouraged by the reappearance of spiny seahorses at Studland Bay off the Dorset coast. A group of 16 of these amazing and much-loved creatures were recently spotted,…

Why Do These Cows Have Holes Drilled Into Their Sides?

Cows aren’t cars, but these cattle look like you could pump gas straight into their sides. A disturbing number of photos and videos online show cows, like these, with holes…

How trees help cool down the planet (and no, it’s not just the shade)

TREES AND OUR CLIMATE: HOW TREES AFFECT THE WEATHER Did you know that trees affect our climate, and therefore our weather, in three primary ways? They lower temperatures, reduce energy…

Canada will ban single-use plastics by the end of 2021

CANADA IS TAKING a huge step toward creating a more sustainable future by planning to ban harmful single-use plastics by the end of 2021. This includes checkout bags, straws, stir sticks,…