Environment

April 24, 2019

Gorillas Pose for a Selfie with Virunga National Park’s Anti-Poaching Rangers

Anti poachers guarding the gorillas selfie from r/interestingasfuck Illegal hunting and poaching is a major threat to many endangered species, but it’s particularly harmful to mountain gorillas. There are only around 680 left in the wild, and their numbers continue to dwindle. However, there are some organizations that make it their mission to protect the species and increase its population. One environment where gorillas are safe from poaching is Virunga National Park—Africa’s oldest national park.

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April 17, 2019

18 Eco-Friendly Products to Reduce Waste in Style

Are you looking for a way to lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle without sacrificing your creative spark? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a selection of eco-friendly products that are as as stylish as they are sustainable. Many of these green gifts offer an aesthetically-appealing alternative to disposable items, including a reusable, floral-printed shopping bag and a convenient metal straw.

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April 4, 2019

Interview: Underwater Photo Shoot Makes Powerful Statement Against Trawling

Self-described “underwater artivist” Christine Ren boasts a one-of-a-kind body of work. Pairing her background in dance with her passion for ocean conservation, Ren specializes in submarine dance. As she poses below the surface, her performances are documented, resulting in stunning photo series like Protect What’s Precious. At first glance, the eye is drawn to the aesthetic beauty of project. Clad in an exquisite white gown, Ren strikes elegant poses against a dreamy blue backdrop.

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March 22, 2019

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Crush Aluminum Cans Before Recycling Them

Do you crush your cans before tossing them into the recycling bin? If so, you’re not alone. Aiming to save space, many people crumple up their aluminum cans once they’re empty. While this method does offer optimal storage, it actually ends up making it harder to recycle them—and may even land them in the trash. Here’s why: most sorting facilities employ a single-stream recycling system.

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