#90 Animal Testing Are you aware that each year over 100 million animals are killed from animal testing and or training? Or, that these animals including; rats, frogs, mice, rabbits, cats, dogs, hamsters are confined in cages and forced to live in isolation? Animal testing
#89 Exercise Did you know your health and the health of the planet are directly linked? Or, that people living healthier lifestyles consisting of exercise, rest, and healthy eating tend to be happier people? Studies show both physical activity and exposure to nature are known to
#88 Lithium Mining As more and more hybrid and electric vehicles are being sold, the amount of lithium being mined is increasing rapidly. Are you aware lithium the price of lithium has more than tripled in the last three years - due to increased demand?
#87 Glyphosate Are you aware that glyphosate is now used in more than 160 countries? Or, that 1.4 billion pounds of glyphosate are applied every year? With controversy over how toxic glyphosate is for people and the environment, let’s take a deeper look into the
#86 Nitrogen Cycle Are you aware that the atmosphere is made up of 78% nitrogen? Or, that healthy nitrogen cycles are extremely important for the biodiversity of the planet? With changing levels of nitrogen in our air, mainly from human activity, nitrogen cycles have been
#85 Multinational Corporations Are you aware that the world’s 3,000 largest corporations cause over 2.2 trillion dollars in environmental damage annually? In actuality, this number is even higher when calculating long term climate change, and the effects on individuals in the community. Let’s dive deeper
#84 Public Health As the gap between rich and poor continues to grow, poverty not only affects the people experiencing it everyday, but it can greatly impact the environment. Poverty puts additional stress on the environment in areas such as; deforestation, waste management and increased
#83 Dry Cleaning Many people would never think dry cleaning would be harmful to the environment - surprisingly, the process of dry cleaning is extremely toxic to the environment and individuals working in, and living around, dry cleaning facilities. In the US, about 70% of
#82 Sea-Level Rising Are you aware that global sea levels are rising 3.44 millimeters per year? Though, it might not sound like much, it is the fastest sea-levels have risen in the last 3,000 years. Why is this happening, you may ask? Let’s learn more.
#81 Water Privatization Access to clean drinking water has become an important topic of conversation over the last decade. From, cities like Flint Michigan struggling with producing clean drinking water, to severe droughts in the West - is the current approach of water privatization the