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July 2, 2021
Are Florida Manatees On The Decline?
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recorded 819 manatee deaths from January 1, 2021 to June 25, 2021,1 182 more deaths than recorded in total in 2020 (637 […]
June 28, 2021
Let’s Talk About Drilling in ANWR
President Biden suspended drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) earlier this month.1 Here’s why drilling should be avoided.
June 23, 2021
Wind Energy in the U.S.
Wind energy is on the rise. Between 2000 and 2020, the total electricity generated from wind in the US increased from 6 billion kWh to 338 billion kWh.1 Wind energy is predicted to save “consumers $280 billion by 2050”2 and it’s also affordable with wind generation agreements usually offering 20-year fixed pricing. Wind energy also reduces emissions. In 2013, 250,000 metric tons of air pollutants, including sulfur dioxide, nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, and particulate matter was avoided.2 In 2019, “Wind energy avoided 198 million metric tons of CO2”3 and by 2050, wind energy will avoid 2.3 gigatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.2
June 8, 2021
Going Greener: Importance of Switching to Renewable Energy
Going clean and green is a great initiative nowadays that people are taking part in. It is safe to say that it has become a trend, too. It is a […]
June 3, 2021
The Complete City of Orlando Recycling Guide
What is Recycling? Why Should I Recycle? Recycling is an essential component of limiting our carbon footprint on Earth. The act of recycling includes placing materials into a separate container […]
June 2, 2021
The Ticking Time Bomb: What You Need To Know About The Line 5 Pipeline
Since 1968, Line 5 has had 33 spills equaling at least 1.1 million gallons of oil.1 Governor Whitmer revoked the original 1953 easement agreement which authorized Enbridge, the Canadian-owned company, to operate Line 5 in November of the last year2 as she describes it as a “ticking time bomb.” The May 12th deadline to stop moving oil through the pipeline has seemingly been ignored by Enbridge.3
May 21, 2021
Tips For Teaching Kids How To Be Zero Waste
Most of us learned about a zero waste life during adulthood. But if you have kids, there’s much value in teaching them about a zero waste lifestyle and how to […]
May 21, 2021
What Is Green Banking?
Most people are pretty consumer-conscious when it comes to making greener buying decisions, but forget to put their money away in a bank that holds their same values. While the […]