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Amazon Rainforest or future deserts?

Since the beginning of this semester the burning of the amazon rainforest has been one of the top environmental issues being talked about. It has been at least 8 weeks and the rainforest is still burning down. There have been … Continue reading

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Treating the planet as if we plan to stay

I’m currently sitting in my local Starbucks and a sign they have had for almost a year is really captivating my attention. This sign isn’t of some elaborate artwork or creative designs, it’s rather simple really. The sign reads in … Continue reading

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Meditating? Who has time for that?!

Nowadays we live by this idea that the busier we keep ourselves the better our lives will be. That we have to always be hustling and making the most of the twenty-four hours we have in a day. For example, … Continue reading

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In the name of sustainability

Have you noticed lately that everywhere you go, look, and even hear people are raving about using non-plastic straws?! Crazy right! Not even a year ago were people so excited to be switching over to more eco-friendly straws or forms … Continue reading

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