Key West Just Banned Popular Sunscreens and Here’s Why

The city of Key West, one of Florida’s most visited cities, has joined Hawaii and the country of Palau to ban sunscreen lotions with the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate in efforts to protect their own coral reefs. Oxybenzone and octinoxate are commonly used chemicals in most popular, store brand sunscreens. The ban had been approved… Continue reading Key West Just Banned Popular Sunscreens and Here’s Why

Sustainability and 5 Examples of Economic Growth

One of the longest ongoing debates in the world of economic trade, politics, and human growth involves the evolution of sustainable development. What is this sustainable development? Can it create jobs? Reduce the poverty line? Or will a company go bankrupt once sustainable policies are enforced? The economy and its monetary flow are consistently used… Continue reading Sustainability and 5 Examples of Economic Growth

Trash Reaching the Clouds of Mount Everest

Avid hikers and mountaineers will have to begin thinking twice before climbing the largest mountain in the world. Not just because Mount Everest has an elevation above 29,029 ft (8,848 meters) and temperatures go much below zero degrees, but past climbers have been leaving garbage in measurements of tons on base camps and routes. The issue… Continue reading Trash Reaching the Clouds of Mount Everest