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Green Lifestyle Blog

Long-term vision with short-term results

By admin | February 15, 2021
Smallholder farmers feed the world's population however they can barley satisfy their own basic needs.

I started studying Mars Inc. in 2019 and continue to be inspired by their Healthy Planet actions. Most people think of chocolate when they think of Mars but their business is so much more. With almost $35 billion in sales their brands include candy, pet food, rice, and beverages.

Can You Meat The Challenge?

By admin | December 13, 2020

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American eats over 222 pounds of meat a year. As America has become wealthier, we have also consumed more meat per capita which is resource-intensive and environmentally destructive. Livestock are a leading cause of climate change resulting in approximately 14.5 percent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions.

Fun & educational environmental resources for students

By letscutcarbon | September 25, 2020

With the new climate of learning in 2020 we have an opportunity to improve and expand on the core competencies our kids are traditionally taught. I have collected a few free resources to help bring the wild into your kids learning experience and expand their horizons. Watch live recordings of elephants, Q&A with oceanographers, learn about the national parks, watch live footage from NASA and more. Give our youth the fuel to fall in love with the natural world.

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