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Dangers of sunscreen to humans and corals reefs
The chemicals that make up sunscreen are a recipe for disaster. In fact, biologists can detect chemicals and minerals that are used to make sunscreen in coastal waters. Because skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, protecting yourself from the sun is a priority, but as with everything else, there is a cost.Sunscreen works...
Reef-Safe Sunscreen
Reef-Safe Sunscreen Products Try using one of the reef-safe sunscreens we have listed for you below. Many of them can be found on Amazon. Thinksport SPF 50 Sunscreen No biologically toxic chemicals Water-resistant for up to 80 minutes Easily absorbed by your skin All Good SPF 30 Sport Sunscreen Lotion Non-nano zinc oxide-based Lightweight water-resistant formula Rich in organic green...
Public green spaces like national parks and hiking trails offer us an affordable and easy escape from our daily routines. The combination of hiking and physical exercise outside has been proven to lead to increased physical, emotional, and behavioral well-being.The presence and use of national parks is especially important in American culture because we have adopted a sedentary lifestyle....
Earth is teeming with an incredible variety of life, from amoebas and apes to zebras and zooplankton. Not only are there a dazzling number of species on Earth, but each of those species is made up of many individuals, each with a unique gene arrangement. Those species also come together to create distinctive communities all around the globe. This...
What Is Environmental Degradation? The environment is just the natural world that surrounds us. Our environment provides us with everything we need: air, food, water, and all the natural resources needed to build our civilization and keep it running. Because human beings are entirely dependent on the environment for our continued survival, it’s important that we keep it clean and...
Soil pollution, soil contamination
Soil pollution has a major impact on the entire planet and it will play a large role in the well-being of future generations. The best we can do now is implement measures to slow down the pollution and clean up polluted areas where possible. Doing nothing will only allow the pollution to progress to a point where our soil...
tornado
It’s another rainy day in Oklahoma, yet something in the dark, billowing clouds indicate that this storm is going to be different than any ordinary rain storm. As the winds shift, the towering cumulonimbus clouds turn deadly as violent rotating winds form a funnel and descend from the sky like a narrow twisting rope. It rages across the terrain,...
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Why not take your daily recreation or commute to the next level by building your own bicycle? There are plenty of benefits: Building skills that translate into quick DIY repairs Getting the exact bike you want Having the freedom to choose the most sustainably manufactured components Learning to modify, upgrade and fix your bike so you never have to...
Homesteading
The idea of homesteading may elicit images of people spreading out into uncharted and wild lands. This was where the term was coined, but homesteaders don't have to pull up stakes and venture into the wilderness. Instead, modern homesteading can be done wherever you live right now. How can that be? Below are some ideas on how you, too,...
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Since the Industrial Revolution, the use of machines by humans has produced gases and chemicals that are released into the environment. Today, carbon dioxide, or CO2, is the most prevalent greenhouse gas emitted by human technology use as a result of the chemical process of combustion. Fuel in cars and airplanes releases copious amounts of carbon dioxide into the...