I have always had an innate compassion for animals. I would have grown up to be a veterinarian if the job didn’t include some of the horrors it entails. It’s not that I didn’t understand the “Circle of Life,” I just didn’t want to become numb to it if I lived it every day. Animals […]

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It’s that time of the year again! Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I visit dozens of stores and e-commerce sites to get holiday gifts for my friends, family, loved ones, and even a little something for myself! However the more busy my life gets, the more I gravitate towards online shopping. In my opinion, […]

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Everyone looks for ways to make positive changes to live a happier and healthier life. A positive change that I made to increase my happiness and greatly benefit the environment is choosing to live a sustainable lifestyle. Sustainable living consists of moderating natural resource usage to reduce the strain put on the environment. Greenhouse gas […]

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The Mission My journey started off as a question: How can I really understand the impact we are having on our planet? I am by no means a scientist that can spend many hours a day breaking down the problems that exist in our world of consumption, so I decided to take a trip to […]

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Whether people want to believe in climate change or not, there is no denying the environment has changed noticeably over the last 100 years. The average temperature of the earth has risen 1.53 °F since 1880. The output of carbon and waste product has grown exponentially since then. With more vehicles on the roads and […]

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Growing up in Long Island, New York I never thought twice about routine tasks like going to the grocery store. I assumed everyone around the world bought their groceries the way my family and I did. We would go to a big-name brand supermarket (Walbaums, King Kullen, Pathmark, etc.) and buy enough food to last […]

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When I was growing up, I always thought my family’s traditions were the same as everyone else’s. However, as I got older I came to the realization that my family’s traditions and ways of life were different from other people’s families. I am very fortunate to have parents who were born and raised in Italy. […]

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Solar Energy is currently one of the leading forms of alternative energy. Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaic cells, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis. Solar energy is most commonly harnessed through solar panels on […]

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It all started a few years ago when my numerous steak dinners came to a sad end. I remember running into the doctor’s office with stabbing stomach pain and swelling followed after a meal I ate hours prior. That night, I was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. It is contracted from many factors such as […]

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Climate change is the alteration in climate patterns largely due to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels. We often hear about climate change, but we do not often think about the effects it has on our children. As a mom, I often wonder why my son was […]

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