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How To Go On Your First Wild Camping Adventure - It can be a little scary to head off without a place to stay, especially the first time. What do I pack? How will I wash? Where can I go? Once you’ve done it once, I promise, you’ll never look back.

from nytimes.com

Bottled Water or Tap: How Much Does Your Choice Matter?

Bottled Water or Tap: How Much Does Your Choice Matter? What’s your daily plastic habit doing to the planet? Take this quiz and find out.

This video is an overview of the scientific research paper "Plastic pollution in the world's oceans: More than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing over 250,000 tons afloat at sea," published on the 9th of December 2014 by Dr. Marcus Eriksen - of the 5 Gyres Institute - and an array of esteemed colleagues from around the world. Abstract: Plastic pollution is ubiquitous throughout the marine environment, yet estimates of the global abundance and weight of floating plastics have lacked data,...

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One Plastic Beach

Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris off one beach in Northern California for over ten years. Each piece of plastic Richard and Judith pick up comes back to their house, where it gets cleaned, categorized and stored before being used for their art. The couple make sculptures, prints, jewelry and installations with the plastic they find washed up, raising a deeper concern with the problem of plastic pollution in our seas.

from Eloquently Penned

Why a Quiet Lifestyle Is Worthwhile