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This Is What 200 Tons of Marine Debris Looks Like … From Just 12 Miles of Alaska’s Coastline

Trash doesn’t belong in the sea! We love what this nonprofit organisation is doing – A cleanup crew recovered 200 tons of trash from just 12 miles of Alaska’s coastline around Prince William Sound. Gulf of Alaska Keeper (GoAK), a nonprofit dedicated to picking up debris around the state, filled 1,200 “super sacks” and collected thousands of […]

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Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation – EcoWatch

What an amazing move! Kudos to Norway – Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged May 26 that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country. The pledge was recommended by Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee […]

Educating parents on healthy infant sleep habits may help prevent obesity | Penn State University

Why crying it out might be a good thing! – Teaching parents bedtime techniques to encourage healthy sleep habits in their infants may help prevent obesity, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Strong links exist between inadequate sleep and childhood obesity. Researchers are studying the use of an intervention to prevent rapid infant […]

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