Tips to Save Water During a Drought

Many areas of the country experience drought during certain times of the year. A drought is classified as a period of time dry enough to cause significant damage to crops, create water shortages, and seriously impact people's lives. This can happen rapidly which is why at the first sign of dry weather, water is restricted. To do your part, here are six tips to save water during a drought.

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Paisley Hansen is a freelance writer in both physical and mental health. When she isn’t writing she can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the gym.

7 Gift Ideas for Mama Earth to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22

What if we treated Earth Day like Mother’s Day and it was important to offer Mama Earth a gift of appreciation and love for all she has done for us? Of course, those gifts would hopefully not be pesticide-ridden cut flowers, tree-killing paper greeting cards, or Unfair-trade chocolate. 

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

4 Ways to Make a Difference With Climate Change

With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live than before. If you want to do your part to fix this, luckily, you have several options for ways you can contribute to saving the environment; many of which only take small changes to your everyday life. These changes can ultimately add up to making a big difference in helping the Earth. This article will contain a list of simple things you can do to help take care of the planet.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Scientists Create Fake Rhino Horn to Ruin the Black Market and Save Species

The fight against illegal animal poaching has exacted a high toll on communities around the world as smugglers and organized crime groups constantly gain the upper-hand on corrupt officials and militarized law enforcement bodies, leading some researchers with the United Nations to call the battle against rhino poaching, in particular, an “unwinnable war.”

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Natural Blaze is blazing a natural path to health and wellness.

Passionate about natural health, food freedom, organic living, alternative medicine, and wellness, Natural Blaze provides free health news, remedies, recipes, wellness, and homesteading tips.

For the Love of Earth

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

Palm Oil Scorecard: Are Brands Doing Enough for Indonesia’s Rainforests?

by Ivy Schlegel | Greenpeace

Without looking, would you know how many products in your home contain palm oil? Do you know which products are linked to deforestation?

Palm oil is absolutely everywhere — from food like breakfast cereals to pet food and even shampoo and toothpaste.

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Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Things You Can Do To Save Sea Turtles

What’s it like to work as a dedicated conservational volunteer? Well, apart from the obvious care for animals and the environment, you shouldn’t be too afraid of the dark…

Nightly turtle patrol

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Nora Livingstone is the Co-Founder and CEO of Animal Experience International, a B Corp that matches animal lovers with beneficial and adventurous volunteer experiences around the world. She has volunteered with animals in more than 25 countries, including Croatia, Mongolia, Sierra Leone, and Guatemala. Nora holds a double major from Trent University in Environmental Studies and Cultural Anthropology and holds internationally recognized certifications for guiding, leadership, crisis intervention, and deployment during natural disasters. She carries a tiny plastic horse and stuffed mouse with her every time she travels.
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Betting the Farm on a Better World

The Straus family has been running a dairy and leading an agricultural revolution for over 70 years.

By: Sidney Stevens, originally published Sun, Oct 12, 2014 by Mother Nature Network

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Mother Nature Network is a lifestyles website that focuses on providing accurate and up-to-date environmental information. MNN is designed to be engaging and easy to understand — written for everyday people who simply want to make our world better.

Good News Out of China for Endangered Species

It has taken years of lobbying from the international community, but news from Beijing this week, reported by Asia Today, is that a law has been enacted banning the hunting and trading of 420 endangered species.

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Andrew is the author of Frommer's global guide to volunteer vacations, "500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference" (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He spent more than a decade on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine. He has volunteered and led teams on service projects around the world, and is honored to be on the boards of directors for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF.org) and Mentor Artists Playwrights Project (mentorartists.org). Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92nd Street Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television. Past participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Condé Nast World Changers Conference, he blogs about volunteering and service travel at www.ChangeByDoing.com. As part of the evox television team, he is dedicated to audience engagement, so if you're not engaged, he needs to be thumped on the head (gently)...or at least told (nicely). Twitter: /ChangeByDoing

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Cracked dried mud during a drought
09/28/2021
Many areas of the country experience drought during certain times of the year. A drought is classified as a period of time dry enough to cause significant damage to crops, create water shortages, and... read more
planet Earth from space
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A calving iceberg or glacier in the ocean
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by Ivy Schlegel | Greenpeace Without looking, would you know how many products in your home contain palm oil? Do you know which products are linked to deforestation? Palm oil is absolutely... read more
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The Straus family has been running a dairy and leading an agricultural revolution for over 70 years. By: Sidney Stevens, originally published Sun, Oct 12, 2014 by Mother... read more
Panda Bear laying on trees
04/29/2014
It has taken years of lobbying from the international community, but news from Beijing this week, reported by Asia Today, is that a law has been enacted banning the hunting and trading of 420... read more
Cracked dried mud during a drought
09/28/2021
Many areas of the country experience drought during certain times of the year. A drought is classified as a period of time dry enough to cause significant damage to crops, create water shortages, and... read more
planet Earth from space
04/22/2021
Earth Day is April 22 What if we treated Earth Day like Mother’s Day and it was important to offer Mama Earth a gift of appreciation and love for all she has done for us? Of course... read more
A calving iceberg or glacier in the ocean
07/02/2020
With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live... read more
Face-on shot of rhino
11/15/2019
The fight against illegal animal poaching has exacted a high toll on communities around the world as smugglers and organized crime groups constantly gain the upper-hand on corrupt officials and... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Orangutan looking thoughtful in trees
03/16/2016
by Ivy Schlegel | Greenpeace Without looking, would you know how many products in your home contain palm oil? Do you know which products are linked to deforestation? Palm oil is absolutely... read more
sea turtle crawling across sand
12/30/2015
What’s it like to work as a dedicated conservational volunteer? Well, apart from the obvious care for animals and the environment, you shouldn’t be too afraid of the dark… Nightly turtle patrol... read more
Strauss Family
10/28/2014
The Straus family has been running a dairy and leading an agricultural revolution for over 70 years. By: Sidney Stevens, originally published Sun, Oct 12, 2014 by Mother... read more
Panda Bear laying on trees
04/29/2014
It has taken years of lobbying from the international community, but news from Beijing this week, reported by Asia Today, is that a law has been enacted banning the hunting and trading of 420... read more