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5 Ways to Save The Planet At Home

Ivy Clarke

5 Ways to Save The Planet At Home

I am not the kind of girl who enjoys watching the news. I find it depressing that I cannot fix half of the tragedies that are shown on screen. When I was younger I would cry in front of the television until my mom put on Spongebob, either I was really empathetic or just wanted to watch cartoons, but my position still stands. With seeing how our Earth basically crumbles it pains me to see what happens. Don’t get me wrong though, I will read news articles nearly every morning when I wake up, just only what I want to...


6 Sustainable Pieces For Your Fall Wardrobe

6 Sustainable Pieces For Your Fall Wardrobe

6 Sustainable Pieces For Your Fall WardrobeSometimes I wish that clothing trends stayed forever. Then I wouldn’t feel the need to buy seasonal wardrobes four times a year. But unfortunately, as seasons change so do trends. To be a conscious shopper and spread the word I collected six essential pieces for this fall that are 1. New in fashion 2. Sustainable for the environment and 3. Can be worn for years to come. 1. The Mesa BandanaBandanas and neck scarves are a staple piece this fall. The Mesa Bandana from Krochet Kids is super versatile as it can be paired...


Clean Water and Sanitation

Clean Water and Sanitation

“It all started with the issue of safe water. Which should never be an issue”   These are the simple and compelling words that head the website of LifeStraw. LifeStraw is a revolutionary straw style filter that allows the transferral of contaminated water into safe and, most importantly, drinkable water. Removing 99.99% of waterborne bacteria and protozoa, this innovation actively works to provide harmless and beneficial water to those unable to source this themselves. You may be thinking, how does this straw of all things affect you? Well, it doesn’t. And that’s the point. For many of us, safe and...


Save our Seas

Sayo Murakami

Tags ocean conservation

Save our Seas

Growing up as a child in Chile, I thought it was normal to see dirty water. I thought it was normal to see dead fish. I thought it was normal to not be able to bathe in the ocean. This all changed when I started travelling. I was confused seeing everybody just jump in the water as if there was no tomorrow. Why are these people swimming in the ocean? Don’t they know they might get allergic reactions? Since I grew up with dirty water, every time I showered I would get rashes and extreme dryness on my skin. Thinking...


Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources

Paulina Fonseca

Tags ocean conservation

To learn more about Goal 14 visit: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/oceans/