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    I have gone shampoo and conditioner free

    and I'm loving it! My skin is better, my hair is more manageable, and my Eco footprint is getting smaller!
    diggadog diggadog 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I recycle everything from tin cans to plastic

    containers. I return my bottles and get $..5 cents for each one. I love nature and cannot stand to see it get destroyed. Even just a piece of paper, my daughter wastes paper like there is no end to it, that is my biggest pet peeve. I hate how she waste it, I tell her...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 8 Responses May 20

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    I like to go fishing,

    ALOT. It blows my mind to see other peoples trash laying around. I often wonder if they weren't taught common sense as a child? How hard is it to pick up the crap you obviously brought with you? Another thing others do. When they get a snag they don't even try to pull as much...
    muppetmaster muppetmaster 41-45, M Jun 27

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    God it really ****** me off to see how totally

    trashed the world's getting to be. Like hellooooo eventually it's all gonna backfire and we're going to be living in horrible conditions that most likely are going to take forever to reverse.
    blackheartlover blackheartlover 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I didn't know much about our world being

    destroyed, but then I took AP Environmental Science. I originally took it because I heard it was an easy AP course, and that wasn't wrong. I quickly understood a lot more and found this to be extremely interesting. I also found it very sad. Finding out that our world is being...
    Zach7633 Zach7633 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Just read that conservationists say the elephant

    and rhino will likely be extinct in 5 YEARS! :-o :( source:mashable.com (not affiliated) I've always been nterested in conservation and the environment
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 3 Responses May 19

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    The world doesn't need us,

    we need the world.
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M Jan 27

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    I do what I can to conserve,

    recycle and reuse. It makes me sad to see deforestation, wildlife extinction, more development and less open spaces. I don't understand why humans control the population of all other animals, yet ignore the overpopulation of the most destructive, invasive species...US.
    Darklady22 Darklady22 31-35, F 4 Responses May 16

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    Water... "Thousands have lived without love -

    not one without water." W. H. Auden
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 9

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    How much are you contibuting to the abuse of

    our planet?Though few do realize it, the cost/threat to all life (present and future )of our current badly managed planet is a risk that is worth action NOW. Logic and probability analysis should guide our future policies and course of action.The primary problem that should be...
    BodyOfWar BodyOfWar 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 9

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    I would love a more balanced way with nature to

    live, and I am sure there is always more we can do as individuals.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I am a typical Norwegian,

    I care about our home, the Earth. We need to get about taking better care of her because there's no where else we can live. Some might think what does it matter I will be dead by the time I'm eighty, but what about your children, your grandchildren? Do you really think they...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    We only have one Planet Earth.

    We are its caretakers and should strive to retain it as it was intended. I fear for future generations. What legacy are we leaving?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2

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    I always try to do my part by recycling

    and reusing whatever I can to protect the environment. The company I work for also believes in protecting the environment. We recycle a lot of the materials we don't use like cooper, paper, soft plastic, hard plastic and cardboard.
    rollercoaster97 rollercoaster97 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Aug 3

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    Not just since I live in it

    and like that it's necessary but because I think it's the least humanity can do: Be careful. After all we already take so much space, don't we? Anyway I was using my free day last friday to go and pick up garbage in the area near the stream where I live. The city doesn't have...
    lillianpace lillianpace 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    The Great Barrier Reef,

    Australia! I always wanted to be a marine biologist and study the biology and look after the marine environments! I love viewing tropical fish and coral! They're phenomenal! Slowly, the reef could disappear, this is because people and tourist are stepping on the coral and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    The BP Gulf Oil Spill - 5 Years Later.

    ..Here are some facts regarding the BP Gulf Oil Spill that occurred in April 2010.More than 200 million gallons of crude oil was pumped into the Gulf of Mexico for a total of 87 days, making it the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.6,000 total miles of coastline have been...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 22

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    Pope Francis has put out an official Vatican

    document on the care of our common home called "Laudato si". I highly recommend everyone who sees this to read it; you can read it online - I'll pop a link down. It's addressed to every human being on the planet and addresses the global environmental crises we are now facing...
    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 21

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    Listening to a CBC post cast on climate change

    and I think The Pope is moving people around the world to make a change. It gives me hope that a religious leader leading 1.2 billions people. I know Canada has fallen behind with PM Stephen Harper. He'd rather drink coffee while climate talks take place. He's gaged our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 27

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    We are destroying our beautiful leather.

    Corporation should be made liable for the damage they create
    flowersonyourdoorstep flowersonyourdoorstep 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I just saw a guy dump stuff into a river.

    . That's illegal isn't it? I'm like really sad right now
    tarathecupcake tarathecupcake 16-17, F 15 Responses May 21

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    Only humans would cut down trees,

    process them into paper and then print "save the trees on them".
    ToriSama ToriSama 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    30 Years of Protecting the Environment.

    .. Today marks 30 years since I began my career in the field of environmental protection. As such, I thought I would take this opportunity to share 30 tips. While we may not be able to implement all of them, we can do some of them. The one thing I have learned in my 30 years in...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 6 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    Corporations have literally taken over our

    lives in every facet: The food industry engineers food to be addictive--I.e. "the bliss state", sugar, salt and fat--which literally induces obesity, heart disease, cancers, diabetes, etc., The oil industry, along with the whole gamut of ozone eroding industries, are literally...
    brandenas brandenas 18-21, M 12 Responses Jun 20

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    The Idiots Have Doomed Us All... Pretty Much.

    Idiots can justify anything. Our pride, vanity and custom of valuing highest that which is purely ornamental will be our downfall. We pour too much money and effort into toxic things and empty, superficial things - barely anything into compassion, consideration or thoughtfulness...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    I feel like planting trees everywhere.

    .. Make forest everywhere and get rid of this environment issues.. Like making world a forest and humans live in forest .. Is it possible to have "Drive for Forest" in the world .. Idea looks vague but still I think can we really think we can give a try ?
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I don't give a damn about the economy.

    Without the environment we have nothing. I'm a member the Green Party of Canada and believe that PM Stephen Harper is a bad man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I do care about the environment I mean nature

    is beautiful it's nice to just sit back and look at it without having to be distracted by the large amounts of trash everywhere or seeing wildlife getting hurt by lazy people who can't pick up after themselves.
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    Don't waste water. Don't waste fuel.

    I know some people think that they know it so they will ignore thus but please! If you know it then follow it too!
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M Aug 17

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    What are humans doing

    if we aren't protesting for dramatic economic change in America? What do you think drives environmental abuse?
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 9

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    "The earth is not dying,

    it is being killed. And the people who are killing it have names and adresses". - Utah Philips "Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught, will we realise that we can not eat money". - Cree quote "The greatest...
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I really love nature

    and I respect her, we have a beach here.in my hometown thats so polluted you risk staph infection or worse if u enter the water, idk why the town doesnt do something to help, animals have to live there!
    forevernostalgic forevernostalgic 26-30, F May 22

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    I think every car should be adorable

    while still looking luxurious. Cars are still the same compared to those of the last century. By combining efficient friendly yet luxurious design with advance technology will be good. Making a great experienced, advanced car meant for traveling. Short or long distance. Safety...
    CallMeLeah CallMeLeah 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Despite the ravenous desire

    for money which engulfs most of us I would wish the people of the world remember this one thing: that without ecology there is no economy...
    DerwentRange DerwentRange 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Really sick of the hypocrites.

    .. I often check the profiles of people in groups about nature and environmentalism. Most of the time, their profiles are filled with things about how they love cars and bought a new car, or want a big house, or replace their phone on a regular basis, or had three kids. Those...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't understand people

    who can destroy the planet we live on and not feel guilty. It is truly a selfish act.
    TheNameIAlwaysWanted TheNameIAlwaysWanted 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 5

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    I went to a state park

    and cleaned up around the lake. There was so much garbage! But I know we can make a difference just one action at a time.
    Ruminateandpursue Ruminateandpursue 16-17, F 6 Responses May 2

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    THE KXL MYTH

    Do you really believe the politicians when they say this gigantic pipeline will lower gas and oil prices?   How many times have we HEARD that one before?THE TRUTH. The U.S. is already drilling more oil than ever before yet the prices only go....UP.THE BIG LIE. You will read...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I used my credit card

    for the very first time on standfortrees.org and it felt GREAT.
    CamillaJPM CamillaJPM 26-30, F 3 Responses May 17

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    Seattle in Arctic drilling protest http://www.

    bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32770382
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 1 Response May 18

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    I have just found out

    that there has been a deliberate fuel spill in the lake of a park I used to be so fond of, and I am very saddened and annoyed by that. That park was where I grew up and found my love for nature, and I adored walking around the lake and seeing all of the birds; warblers...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    The other day I found out

    that plastic floss containers are recyclable... It made my day XD I just feel like I'm making a difference, even if it's as small as a floss container. Everything counts :)
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20

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    My care started at birth.

    I grew up on a farm specializing in timber. A harvest of 1/3-1/2 of the trees happened once every 15 years and we replant naturally. Mother Nature knows how to do it. We intervened as little as possible, unless a tree was sick or clearing underbrush so the trees can thrive. Now...
    carolinagirl116 carolinagirl116 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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