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hope for the oceans


Here’s an interesting take on what to do with the Great Garbage Patch: We can help our marine creatures by not leaving trash at the beach, by picking up trash we find, and by thinking twice before accumulating anything plastic to begin with!  

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the value of trees


How much is a tree worth? Author Caroline Arnold found a brilliant answer to this question while visiting Chicago recently. In celebration of Arbor Day in 2011, the Morton Arboretum tagged hundreds of trees in Illinois with the dollar amount each tree will give back to the community in environmental and socio-economic benefits over the […]