Tag Archives: clean water

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Ewoma E. Okah-Avae Ewoma is a Geographer, Environmentalist, Blogger & Podcaster on environmental awareness, issues and concerns. She has a blog on which she writes regularly about the environment. The Green Code: Invest In The Matters Of The Environment … Continue reading

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También la Lluvia

También La Lluvia (Even the Rain) (2000), directed by Icíar Bollaín, tells the story of a small film crew making a movie about Christopher Columbus’ landing in the New World and the effect Spain’s arrival had on the indigenous Indian … Continue reading

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Corporate Conscience – We Are the World Blogfest

Corporate America joins the fight in reducing plastic ocean waste. If you’ve been following this blog for even a little bit of time, you know I consider plastic, especially single-use plastics, one of the more detrimental products of modern life. … Continue reading

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Plastic Bank

[ PLASTIC BANK Okay, since this is supposed to be a feel-good blog post, I’m not going to bury you in plastic statistics the way we are ourselves being buried in the real thing, but I will shed a dash … Continue reading

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Blue Moon

[photo courtesy NASA]   Blue Moon Maybe the Man in the Moon has never been thirsty, but if he were, things are about to get better for him.  According to NASA, there is water, not only on the dark side … Continue reading

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PFAS Traps – #WATWB

#WATWB — Self Assembling PFAS Traps In a world where the news gets worse every day, where words like quarantining and self-isolating have become part of our everyday jargon, and where environmental degradation seems to be the least of our … Continue reading

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Rounded Up, But Definitely Not Ready

  Rounded Up, But Definitely Not Ready The first verdict came in August 2018 when a San Francisco jury told Monsanto that it had to pay $289 million in damages to a Dewayne Johnson who developed non-Hodgkins lymphoma after years … Continue reading

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EEEWW, Are You Going to Eat That?

[photo of a vending machine I spotted at the LCSWMA trash tour — best vending machine ever!] EEEWW, Are You Going to Eat That? We have some refrigerator food rules in our house: two days for fish, three for cooked … Continue reading

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World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Today, March 22, is World Water Day. [photo by Stacey Lazos] Not to be a downer, but water statistics suck. By 2050 we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish which is going to be … Continue reading

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When Fish Poop Feeds the World

When Fish Poop Feeds the World If you or your kids have ever won a goldfish at a carnival, chances are you took it home and stuck it in a glass bowl where it swam happily for years.  We had … Continue reading

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