10 Easy Steps for Cleaner Air

Breathing polluted air affects your lung health now and in the future. Here are some simple actions you can take to reduce air pollution and to keep the air cleaner. Walk, bike, carpool, or take public transit. Reduce your heating needs by making your house more energy efficient. Find out about government programs that test your home’s energy-efficiency and give grants to help pay for the cost…

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An effective plan to end the use of plastic

Disposable plastic items pose a threat to the planet. While a ban on their use would be unrealistic, we need an action plan that combines nudges with no-nos to tackle the problem When Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the United Nations General Assembly that India was embarking on a “very large campaign” to get rid of single-use plastic, many assumed that New Delhi was preparing…

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3 Healthy Eating Trends That Nutritionists Stand Behind — and a Few They Don’t

With so many diets out there, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and confused. After all, we see friends and social media influencers dropping pounds or adopting a “healthy lifestyle” — but are these diet fads really a good idea? You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers. SheKnows spoke with several nutritionists to get the level scoop on which diets are good for you and which really don’t…

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These 10 technologies are most likely to help save planet Earth

In an uncertain future, these technologies can be a force for progress. Of course, number one could also spell our doom. The planet is in jeopardy. Humans are both causing and contending with deforestation, ocean acidification, and climbing temperatures, to name a few of our less-than-benign legacies. The facts are complex but the trends aren’t easily disputed. And yet, the topic of global peril is…

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10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth

The United Nations suggests that climate change is not just the defining issue of our time, but we are also at a defining moment in history. Weather patterns are changing and will threaten food production, and sea levels are rising and could cause catastrophic flooding across the globe. Countries must make drastic actions to avoid a future with irreversible damage to major ecosystems and planetary climate….

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13 Best Energy Boosting Foods to Help You Stay Sharp All Day

Do you find you need a “pick-me-up” in the middle of the day? Or maybe your energy wanes just before it’s time to leave work? Many of us feel fatigued at a certain point during the day – maybe you didn’t go to bed early enough, or maybe you’re a new parent and just not getting enough sleep through the night because your baby is…

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12 ways to get clean air without chemicals

Whether you’re indoors or outdoors, the quality of the air you breathe can have a big impact on your health. Studies have tied poor outdoor air quality to lung cancer, strokes and heart disease. In fact, air pollution causes 3.3 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the Harvard School of Public Health. However, the air inside your home is typically even more polluted than the…

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Ban plastic bag usage completely

Environmental groups have reacted to the government’s decision to extend the 20sen plastic bag charge to all types of business premises in 2022, by calling for a complete ban on the use of plastic bags. Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (Peka) president Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil said if the government wanted to help reduce the single usage of plastic, it should completely ban…

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Trees won’t protect us from global warming, here’s what will

We humans release about 30 to 40 billion tons of greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide right into the environment per year. If it goes like this, the Earth will certainly heat up and ultimately ravage our way of life. Can we do anything in regard to this? A lot of scientists agree that we need a way to send some of the CO2 out of the…

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5 unexpected ways to save the environment

Bid farewell to meat just for a week Going meatless simply for a week can save you money and also help the earth. Regarding 24 percent of international greenhouse gas discharges are from farming or the growing of plants as well as animals, according to the Epa (EPA). Can eating less meat really make a difference in greenhouse gases, though? Well, yes. To analyze the…

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