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What Can You Do to Help Save the Rainforest?

By Fredrica Syren:  The problem of deforestation in the Amazon is not new. But it has gotten much worse since the early 2000s, when Brazil’s government allowed substantially more farming in the Amazon as global demand for beef and animal feed increased. Is this a problem for us? Well, yes, because the Amazon, known as the lungs of our planet, provides 20% of the entire world’s oxygen, which …

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Sweden To Go Carbon Neutral by 2045

By Fredrica Syren: Sweden, where I was born and where we currently reside, was established as one of the 10 greenest countries in 2015, according to Ecowatch.com. I can’t say I’m too surprised, considering I have never lived in another country that focuses on making recycling super easy and convenient, …

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United Airlines To Make Flying a Bit Greener

By Fredrica Syren: Flying is one of the worst offenders of the planet because aviation is one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that greenhouse gases from aircrafts endanger human health. Solving this problem is a challenge since the world’s …

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