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Littering Says a Lot About You

"In these days and times, there is no excuse for littering or illegal trash dumping in developed countries. There are proper places and procedures in place to get rid of unwanted material and waste. In all cases, it is some combination of ignorance and laziness that results in littering or dumping. Simply put... stupid people litter." "Are you tired of people littering and dumping in your city or neighborhood?Here at Litter-Bug.org, YOU can post your witness account, description, evidence of Littering and Dumping! Neighbors, communities, and law enforcement can use Litter-Bug.org data to help prevent and deter future littering and possibly catch perpetrators of illegal dumping activity." ~ Litter-Bug.org We couldn't have said it any better than they did @ Litter-Bug.org! Do...

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Splendor in the Grass

If a blade of grass is cut in half and you looked at it with the naked eye, you'll see more green grass. But under a microscope, you’ll see tiny structures containing even tinier parts!      Every blade of grass contains millions of plump elongated cells call chloroplasts. Their job is to make food because grass can't hunt for its food.  Their secret recipe is a combination of sunlight and carbon dioxide which creates energy!  A pigment called chlorophyll is what gives grass it's green color and you all know that green is our favorite color!!     But the "grass isn't always greener on the other side."  In the winter and sometimes even in the summer, it can turn brown or yellow.  That's because there...

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Light Pollution

We’re all aware of air, water and ground pollution but did you know about light pollution?  Light pollution is the excess use of artificial light and can have serious consequences for mankind, wildlife and even our climate. Light pollution did not exist billions of years ago when our planet’s light source was the sun, the moon and the stars.  As industry advanced, it generated light pollution from street lights, commercial building, factories, sports venues…you get the idea.  These sources tend to use lighting inefficiently and the electricity generated to power this lighting is being wasted. According to the IDA - International Dark-Sky Association, there are several components of light pollution. Glare– excessive brightness that causes visual discomfort and cause safety...

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