I Care About The Environment

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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, 2015

    When we take something from others we do replay

    in return..why don't be apply this for our mother nature!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

    "The greatest threath to our planet is the

    belief that someone else will save it" - Robert Swan
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    26-30
    Jan 31
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2015

    petroleum come from dead animals.

    do you think there are ghost in.
    veganmeditates veganmeditates
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    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, 2015

    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, 2015

    "The earth is not dying,

    it is being killed. And the people who are killing it have names and adresses". - Utah Phillips
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    26-30
    1 Response Jan 30
    twodemons twodemons
    16-17, F
    Dec 22, 2015

    The planet Earth is our home.

    The only one we have! We need to look after our home make it the palace we wish to live in, not a polluted mud hut!
    Cadenatdanseuse Cadenatdanseuse
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    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, 2015

    Do you bring your utensils with you

    so you can cut back on the plastic ones restaurants provide? I even have a stainless steel straw I want to take with me. For places like Chipotle and such. Would it be too awkward? I've read a suggestion about taking your own container with you to restaurants for your leftovers...
    StacyKa StacyKa
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 2

    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
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    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 ?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    Get The Lead Out...Many of you (especially in

    the U.S.) have probably heard recent stories of Lead contamination in water supplies. In Flint, Michigan, it affects the entire community. In Newark, New Jersey, it has affected local schools.Where does the Lead come from, how do you know it's there and what can you do about it...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 17

    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...
    SlRlN SlRlN
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 2, 2015

    Water... "Thousands have lived without love -

    not one without water." W. H. Auden
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2015

    The world doesn't need us,

    we need the world.
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2
    56-60, M
    Jan 27, 2015

    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
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Mar 27, 2013

    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
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    It houses a lot of wildlife,

    so if I care about the animals, I need to respect the environment, which is also their environment.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    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, 2015

    People ask me if my idea of a solution is to

    demand that we collapse our economy and start over, and I always say no. We built all of our industry around oil, a substance that will run out. Industry and waste moves at such a rate that the planet cannot sustain it. If we let it alone, the economy will collapse itself...
    AnonymityHappens AnonymityHappens
    41-45, T
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    why would yellowstone promote buffalo/bison

    hunting due to overpopulation? when Native Americans were wiped out for killing them for sport? the hypocrisy
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 18
    estellasauntisbad estellasauntisbad
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 8

    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
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2015

    I always wonder what people think is going to

    happen to the plastic bags (sometimes filled to the brim with garbage) they throw out of their cars. I'm shocked what lies beside the traffic lane...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    Porter Ranch Gas Leak.

    ..On October 23, 2015, Southern California Gas Company (SoCal) employees noticed a leak out of the ground near a natural gas well called SS-25. It was late afternoon, so they decided to come back in the morning to fix it.The next day, however, their efforts were unsuccessful. Gas...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 11

    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
    5 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    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 Aug 28, 2015

    Only humans would cut down trees,

    process them into paper and then print "save the trees on them".
    ToriSama ToriSama
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Jun 21, 2015

    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
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    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
    7 Responses May 20, 2015

    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, 2015

    It drives me nuts that

    so often that things that benefit the economy don't benefit the environment.
    thunderstormwatcher thunderstormwatcher
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jan 10

    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
    7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    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
    Jul 31, 2015

    This song motivates me to make changes

    and reminds me of the lack of concern I see in people for our environment, our home. http://youtu.be/23Dh2PI96uY
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Jun 20, 2015
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Mar 29
    thelupine thelupine
    13-15, F
    Feb 12

    Keep it clean. Fight to keep it clean.

    We owe it to our coming generations
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    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 15

    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 5

    "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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    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
    11 Responses May 21, 2015

    Flint, Michigan Water Crisis.

    ..In the midst of a budget crisis, the State of Michigan decided to temporarily switch Flint's water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure until a new supply line to Lake Huron was ready. After the April 2014 switch, residents began complaining that...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jan 20

    "Our modern industrial economy takes a mountain

    covered with trees, lakes, running streams, and transforms it into a mountain of junk, garbage and debris" - Edward Abbey
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 12

    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, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2015
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