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Running Out of Water, 8 Major Cities

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Running Out Of Water Earlier this year, an obscure United Nations document, the World Water Development Report, unexpectedly made headlines around the world. The report made the startling claim that the world would face a 40 percent shortfall in freshwater in as soon as 15 years. Crops would fail. Businesses dependent on water would fail. Illness would spread. A financial ... Read More »

Top Of The World, 60 minutes

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Top Of The World Last night (Sunday evening 7/31/2016),  I came home from a nice day with my Family, sat on the couch and turned on the television. As I scrolled through the channels, I came across the very beginning of a segment on “60 minutes” titled; “Top of The World.” The intro of the segment grabbed my attention because ... Read More »

Legalized Marijuana, Good for the Planet?

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Legalized Marijuana The movement for legalized marijuana use and cultivation is picking up steam across the U.S. In California medical marijuana has been legal since 1996, while recreational use—though still not legal—is widely accepted with possession of small amounts a minor misdemeanor. Since then, multiple other states have followed on California’s footsteps in legalizing the popular plant or at least ... Read More »

Overpopulation, causing Climate Change?

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Overpopulation People, I’m not a Scientist, Doctor, or a Genius, however as founder of WhosGreenOnline, I have spent hundreds of hours doing research on environmental issues related to Earth today! Among the many issues we humans are dealing with, (unfortunately many of us do not even realize the magnitude or severity of the problems we are facing today). The problem ... Read More »

Overcrowded Planet, 7 Billion In The World

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Overcrowded Planet Population Connection announced the winners of this year’s “World of 7 Billion” video contest. Thirteen students from four countries and seven U.S. states earned the top spots in the competition, which encouraged high school students around the world to create and enter videos on population growth relating to one of three topics: universal education, diminishing farmland and the sixth mass ... Read More »

Beaches, 35 Best And 17 Worst

Beaches If one of your favorite summertime activities is a trip to the nearest beach (or a vacation to the shore), then you’ll want to read this. In its 24th annual beach report released yesterday, Natural Resources Defense Council(NRDC) designated 35 popular U.S. beaches across 14 states as “superstars.” Beaches were rated on how closely they met water quality safety benchmarks; ... Read More »

Off-Grid Cabin by Snowboard Legend Mike Basich

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Off-Grid Mike Basich once lived in a luxurious 4,000 square foot mansion, but right now, the former professional snowboarder is living out his childhood dreams in a tiny cabin in the snow-covered Sierra Nevada mountains. But really, his 250-square-foot, off-grid home in Soda Springs, California is a dream come true for anyone who appreciates living off of the land. Featured ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability Index

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Walmart Sustainability Developing a sustainable standard for products The Sustainability Index is central to our ability to deliver sustainable products for our customers. Launched in 2009 in collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), the Index helps retailers and their suppliers: Improve the sustainability of the products customers love Integrate sustainability into the business of buying and selling merchandise Reduce cost, improve product quality ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability, Targeting zero waste

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Zero Waste Targeting zero waste Our aspirational goal of achieving zero waste across our global operations is bold, but we continue to make measurable progress. In the U.S., more than 81% of the materials that flow through our stores, clubs, distribution centers is being diverted from landfills. Our operations in Japan and the U.K. lead the way with a diversion rate ... Read More »

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment

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Renewable Energy Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment Renewables and energy efficiency have long been part of Walmart’s strategy to operate at an everyday low cost, while also allowing Walmart to be a good steward of the environment. Learn more about what we’re doing, not just to conserve energy, but also to create energy. Working toward 100% renewable energy We’ve come a ... Read More »