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FEBRUARY 18 QUESTIONS WITH SARA SPERRY

    What is your name? Sara Sperry   What is your occupation? Founder of FARM to KIDS   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Many.  For the first 5 years of my life we did not have electricity, when I was younger I use to be embarrassed by...

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Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

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Sustainability at the 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Olympics closing ceremony was just last week and it was quite the year for the Olympics. Whether we were being wowed by Simone Biles' ability to defy gravity, or shedding tears of joy with Simone Manuel on being the first African American woman...

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Shark Week: Protecting our sharks

In 2015, 98 shark "attacks" took place world wide. Out of those 98 incidents, 6 of those bitten by sharks died. Also in 2015, 100 million human "attacks" on sharks took place world wide. Out of those 100 million incidents, 100 million of those sharks, attacked by...

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Presents

 With Father’s Day around the corner  we all are looking for the perfect gift to buy our dads.  But sometimes finding the perfect gift for your father is not the easiest thing to do, and trying to find something that is eco-friendly is even harder....

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World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Whether you live by the ocean or not, each and every one of you are an important part of keeping our oceans safe and clean. What is World Oceans Day? World Oceans Day is a day to raise awareness about our oceans and...

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How Green Are The Presidential Candidates?

  Image File Credit: DonkeyHotey If you haven’t notice lately or have been living under a rock, we are in the midst of a Presidential campaign, certainly like no other in modern times. There has been plenty of fodder for political comedians from both sides of the political...

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Will The Next Generations Survive?

With the ever increasing climate changes, specifically global warming, many living species are adversely affected, from plants and organisms to fish and animals – even humans. And one animal that is on the front line of global warming is the polar bear.   Scientists have tried to...

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Oceans Of The Future

Our modern lives offer us many conveniences that we take for granted that have become part of our daily lives. But more often then not, these conveniences have a price, not monetarily initially, but a price on our environment. The production of plastic products has contributed...

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Resolving to be greener in 2016

If you feel the need for a fresh start in your life, making a New Year's resolution this year might give you a little boost. Here at eco18 we want to encourage everyone to resolve to lead a greener lifestyle in the year of 2016, including...