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Ocean Pollutants and Their Far-Reaching Effects

ocean pollution

When you think about the types of pollutants in the ocean, your first thought might be those of oil spills. But, unfortunately, there are many more types of pollution in the ocean. Pollution, no matter what form it is, can — and does — have adverse effects on ocean life, including sea creatures and plants. Also, once these pollution sources contaminate the water, they disrupt the delicate ecosystems for life.

40 Ways to Reduce Air Pollution and Your Carbon Footprint

carbon footprintWith the issues of air pollution and carbon footprints at the forefront of our minds nowadays, it is important to find effective ways that will enable you to reduce them. It is a fact that each time you mow the lawn, turn on a household appliance, or even turn on a light, you’re polluting the air around you.

Composting at Home

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Yard waste and food scraps make up as much as 30 percent of everything we discard via our household trash says the US Environmental Protection Agency.  That makes composting a worthy considerations both for your own personal outdoor space and for the environment.

How to be a Responsibly Green Boater

green boating

As a leisure activity, boating is incredibly popular. Recreational use of man-powered boats, powerboats, and sailboats is attractive to individuals who enjoy the great outdoors. However, to be a responsibly green boater, it is necessary to follow sound boating practices.