States of Water: Helping Kids Understand and Get Involved with the Environment

Before you start saving the environment, you have to understand it, and the learning process begins during childhood. There are many easy, everyday experiments that will help teach kids the importance of healthy ecosystems. You may remember some of them from your own childhood. And if you don’t, there’s no harm in brushing up your […]

Teaching Your Children Environmental Awareness When You Don’t Have a Backyard

Gardening is one of the best ways to teach your children about the environment. They can discover how plants grow from a seed, thus understanding the origins of the food they eat. It is alarming how many small children believe that fruits and vegetables are made at the grocery store. Exposing a child to gardening […]

Fostering Environmental Awareness at Any Age

The thought of trying to improve a community’s environmental awareness can be intimidating. There are so many different issues to address–it can be difficult to decide which problems to tackle and how to approach them. Furthermore, once you choose your issue and decide what actions are needed to raise awareness, it can be challenging to […]

Environmental Awareness Begins at the Local Level

Today it’s more important than ever for environmental awareness to be part of everyone’s daily activities. More people need to understand the many benefits associated with preserving and protecting the natural world. It is essential to realize that the physical environment where we live is something humans can easily damage but not so easily fix. […]

Air Pollution Facts From Global to Local

Earth is the only planet in our solar system where humans can live and breathe. But air pollution threatens our vital atmosphere, and thus our health. This phenomenon affects communities both locally and globally. It’s important to be aware of key air pollution facts. Here are a few: Fact #1: Urban outdoor air pollution is […]

What You Need To Know About Water Pollution

Water pollution is a global challenge that threatens the health, food security, economy, and ecosystems of communities everywhere. The first step toward positive change is to learn more about how and why water becomes contaminated. Here are some water pollution facts, and tips for what you can do to save the environment: 1. Only 2.5% […]

The role of art in environmental awareness

Could it be that our failure to tackle environmental concerns is not a result a shortage of information but rather our inability to imagine? After a recent showing of animal portraits, viewer’s perceptions of how they felt when looking at the animals were analyzed.  Without any kind of accompanying messages or words, 90% of the viewers spontaneously […]

Environmental Preservation: How To Help Protect The Environment

Environmental preservation is necessary because Earth’s resources are limited and threatened by human activity. Environmental protection focuses on efficiency, protecting wildlife and flora, and minimizing carbon footprints. At the macro level, environmental preservation is carried out through legislation, community outreach, and increasing the public’s environmental awareness. However, you can also help the environment right at […]