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Sharks Are Jawsome

Dun dun… dun dun… dun dun dun. I’ve always been utterly fascinated by sharks. My all-time favorite move is Jaws and I always make an effort to watch the movie every Summer. If you didn’t know… July 14th is Shark Awareness Day. July also brings Shark Week, an annual TV tradition that highlights conservation efforts …

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Don’t Choose to Abuse!

I’ve grown up with pets my whole life. We always had at least one dog – mostly two – but we also had the occasional cat, bird, rabbit, and even a couple of baby squirrels that we nursed back to health. It’s safe to say that my family was a lover of animals and it …

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Don’t Be Useless. Use Less.

In my own household, I can be considered a stickler for frivolous waste. My family finds it rather annoying that I refuse to throw food away if it is still good (I’ll eat leftovers for days straight if I have to). I will squeeze the very last drop of toothpaste before I consider tossing it. …

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Welcome to the Hotel… Connecticut?

If you happen to be visiting New Haven Connecticut, there’s a boutique hotel set to debut in the Fall of 2021 after going through a major rehabilitation. That doesn’t sound all that interesting until you consider that Hotel Marcel will be the first with net-zero emissions in the United States! Originally completed as an office …

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Operation Carbon Seek & Keep

What does CO2 do to you? To put it plainly, an overabundance of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can increase the greenhouse effect. Huh? To elaborate, scientific documentation shows that the more thermal energy trapped in the atmosphere, the quicker the planet warms. This, in turn, can also expedite the melting of ice caps that …

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Renewable Energy? I’m a Big Fan

At some point, the Earth’s supply of coal, oil, and other fossil fuels are going to disappear. But why wait until then when we have alternative energy sources that are essentially infinite, such as sunlight & wind? The cherry on top is that renewable energy creates far less greenhouse gases and pollutants that can contribute …

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Recycling is Boring

“Do you recycle?” isn’t exactly a riveting conversation starter nor will the topic have people “LOLing” at dinner, but the impact of it should be exciting. This is because we can make a difference not only on our planet but also on us and our health. The practice reduces waste sent to landfills, conserves natural …

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