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Brazil has just announced that its 2017 greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation have been cut way below its 2020 goal. The internationally agreed climate change target was set during the 2009 Copenhagen Accord to combat climate change and entered into effect in November 2016 through the Paris Agreement.

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For All Hobbits Share a Love of All Things That Grow

It was a busy week as usual, but nothing too out of the ordinary happened. Academics are heating up for sure! I just turned in a journal for my creative writing class the other day ten minutes before it was due…I definitely do NOT recommend that experience. 1,221 more words

New Zealand

Visiting a Family-Owned Farm

This weekend my family and I happened upon this family-owned farm in New Jersey called Two Lazy Farmers. Catchy name huh? This mom and pop farm where you get off the highway and make some turns onto a long winding road until you see a small produce stand on the side of the road. 245 more words

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Going Green: Did you know...?

The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that 5% of the world’s people generate 40% of the world’s waste.

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The Art of Saying NO!

No!

…To the free food samples at the grocery store.

Little plastic forks and little plastic cups. No thank you.

No!
…Bag please. I brought my own or I’ll carry it myself. 63 more words

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Steps to Savor Food

Here are a few steps I take to eliminate food waste!

Step 1:
Don’t overbuy. Often, our eyes are bigger than our stomachs. We might THINK we need more than we can chew. 333 more words

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Going Green- Realistic Steps

Jumping into events made me more cognizant of how wasteful they can be.  Watching thousands of dollars in flowers loaded into trash bags at the end of the night was just the tip of the iceberg.  1,469 more words

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