history in the making
world soil day

Take a look at the surprising science of soil

Soil and water, a source of life United Nations – Over 95 percent of our food originates from the precious link between soil and waters. Vital for nutrient absorption by plants, soil water binds our ecosystems together and this symbiotic relationship is the foundation of our

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world food day

Celebrate World Food Day

Water is life, water is food. Leave no one behind. FAO of the United Nations – An international day celebrated every year worldwide to commemorate the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Day adopts a different theme each year in order

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day helps bring people together

Together we can change the way the world works and end animal cruelty and suffering World Animal Protection – World Animal Day, sometimes referred to as World Animal Welfare Day or World Animal Protection Day is an annual event celebrating animal rights and welfare across the

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NPS wellness challenge

Enjoy the health benefits of being outdoors

Benefits of the National Parks National Park Service – Exposure to nature has endless health benefits for you and the planet, and there are more ways getting out in nature and parks improves your health and wellness. Here are a few of the health benefits of

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zero emissions day

Celebrate Zero Emissions Day

Pledge to Make Your Next Road Trip Fuel Efficient Energy.gov – Zero Emissions Day focuses on protecting our environment from harmful emissions and saving money by increasing your fuel economy, keeping the scenery and air pristine. Here are some tips to help lower emissions and fuel

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streamgage

Building public awareness with Water Monitoring

How Streamgages Monitor Streamflow U.S. Geological Survey – Used to generate continuous streamflow information year-round, a streamgage is a structure installed beside a stream or river that contains equipment to measures and record the water level of the stream. Used during emergencies to provide water level

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world cleanup day

World Cleanup Day

Join the movement for a clean planet! World Cleanup Day – Held over the course of a 24-hour period, World Cleanup Day aims to raise awareness of the mismanaged waste crisis by mobilizing all spheres of society to participate in cleanup actions. Aimed at combating the

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western hemisphere

Hurricanes in a Changing Climate

A Force of Nature NASA – Stronger hurricanes are becoming more common in a warmer climate and researchers suggest that the most damaging U.S. hurricanes are three times more frequent than 100 years ago, and that the proportion of major hurricanes (Category 3 or above) in

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paper cups

Paper cups are just as toxic as plastic cups

It is better to bring your own mug when buying the take away coffee. FoodTechBiz – Replacing single use plastic cups with paper ones is problematic and research shows that a paper cup that ends up in nature can also cause damage as they also contain

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national park service birthday

National Park Service Birthday

What’s Your Park Story? National Park Service – Founded on August 25, 1916, the National Park Service was created to “preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.” Join

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