A Story About the Extinction of Coral Reefs From 2065

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As of late, Upworthy has been promoting a special series that talks about saving The Great Barrier Reef—- in case you didn’t know, it’s expected to be completely gone by 2050. The video is a fictional story projected into the future, after coral reefs and the organisms that thrive off of them, have been wiped […]

The Cost of Food Waste

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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations “Global food production must increase by 60% by 2050 in order to meet the demands of the growing world population. Yet, more than one third of the food produced today is lost or wasted…This food wastage represents a missed opportunity to improve food security […]

A Distant Land Soon to Be Lost (VIDEO)

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Curated by Seanna Pratt The issue of Climate Change has created quite a buzz among people worldwide. We see protestors standing up against large corporations and campaigns to help spread awareness. Unlike other issues, however, there isn’t an overwhelming sense of urgency to figure out ways to immediately reverse the damage we’ve done to Earth. This […]

10 Universities with Great Environmental Programs

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Environmental sustainability is one of the biggest issues of the 21st century.  With growing concern over the effects of Climate Change, universities are offering more environmental programs to complement the increasing number of jobs in this sector. These post secondary institutions are offering some of the best programs around.   Featured image MIT campus via Shutterstock […]

15 Frightening Facts About Climate Change

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Climate change is the most impactful issue of our time, affecting the survival of both humans and all other life forms on Earth. Here are just a few of the consequences we’re already seeing from humanity’s heavy footprint. Feature image rising seas via Shutterstock

5 Places to Buy a Tiny Home

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By Seanna Pratt Recently, tiny homes have become a hot topic among the conversation of sustainable housing alternatives – and for good reason. These small living accommodations are a more efficient, more affordable substitute to large the modern-day home. Typically tiny homes are less than a thousand square feet, most commonly ranging between 100-400 square […]

Watch This Awesome Animation Video on Vertical Farming

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In this brilliant video on vertical farming, Columbia professor Dickson Despommier imagines filling New York’s skyscrapers with greenhouses brimming with healthful produce. With 8 million people to feed and a growing threat of food security due to climate change, we think he’s on to something.