Category: Community Issues

How to be an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

Are you looking for ways to make your home and lifestyle more eco-friendly for you and your pets? Eco-friendly products for pets are on the rise and pet owners can now find a wide variety. It is estimated that $55.5 billion will be spent on pets in the U.S. this year, that’a a $2.2 billion…
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Bees

We need bees for more than just their delicious honey. Every year, bees pollinate more than $15 billion worth of U.S. crops. Unfortunately, over the past eight years, the bee colonies in the U.S. have been dying drastically. In 2005, the bee colonies in the U.S. were hit with an epidemic, called Colony Collapse Disorder…
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Urban Beehives Save Bee Populations

Urban beekeeping is one of our future keys for not only the survival of bees but for the survival of humankind. Some of Atlanta’s largest companies are participating in saving our planet by investing in bees. AT&T, Delta, Chick-Fil-A, and Cox Enterprises, to name a few, are partnering with an urban beehive startup company, Bee…
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Good Acres Sanctuaries

Good Acres Sanctuaries aims to be a sanctuary for animals as well as people. It is located in Kentucky specifically at 2015 Graefenburg Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 and is open by appointment, in case you wanted to visit. Good Acres offers holistic health centered services in an environment without judgment. They focus on addiction recovery. They also…
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Local Dog Parks Enhances the CommUNITY

Dog parks are more than lawns where canines can run free. These parks are beneficial to local communities, adding green space and creating a place where everyone can connect. In 1979, the first official U.S. dog park, Ohlone Park in Berkeley, California, was created. Here in America the number of households with dogs have increased…
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A Wolf Named Romeo

Once upon a time (not very long ago), in a not-so-far-away land called Alaska, there lived a black wolf named Romeo. And while he was a wild animal, he magically was able to bridge frontiers and change hundreds if not thousands of people’s preconceived notions of what wolves were like. And in the end, what…
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Protect the Polar Bears!

Does the picture of an adorable polar bear warm your heart? Well in 40 years these amazing creatures could be extinct—if that doesn’t scare you it should. Now is the time to act. In honor of International Polar Bear Day, let’s do our part to save these animals. via GIPHY Polar bears have been a…
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Save the Penguins!

From Emperor and Adelie to King and Macaroni, penguins are some of our most beloved birds. We make them our team mascots, we put them in our movies, and we write books about them. Unfortunately, even with this international attention, these fascinating birds could face a terrifying future unless we do something. Tomorrow, January 20th,…
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Why Should We Be Mindful of Animals?

8 Questions About Animals in the Workplace Why is it good for people to bring their pets to work? Owning a pet can reduce blood pressure and relaxation our bodies. Job stress costs our corporations $300 billion annually. If we can lower job stress through pets in the workplace, we can lower this figure. People who…
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Feral Cats: Taking Over Your Neighborhood?

Feral cats are shunned in many neighborhoods because they have a reputation of damaging properties and causing a lot of noise. Fortunately, there is a humane solution for dealing with these wild felines. Feral cats differ from feline strays and pets. They’re the offspring of lost or abandoned cats and live their entire lives outdoors…
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