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The Value of Forestry [Infographic]

The Value of Forestry [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

The world’s forests, which now occupy 30% of the earth’s land surface, are an extremely significant resource, storing vast amounts of carbon, aiding in the purification of water and air, preserving natural biodiversity, and providing livelihoods for millions of people. Despite their critical importance, forests are under attack on a global scale, with the equivalent of 30 soccer fields disappearing every minute.

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The Best and Worst Summer Foods [Visual]

The Best and Worst Summer Foods [Visual] | ecogreenlove

With warm weather, some of us start dreaming of summer picnics and parties. But not all of the foods we typically associate with summer are good for us. Below, you’ll find the summer foods to avoid — and the ones to embrace for health and happiness.

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Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual]

Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Who among us hasn’t had a bunch of bananas go from perfectly ripe to practically rotten overnight? And when it comes to avocados, well, sometimes it seems like you could blink and miss that magical moment between not-quite-ripe and brown mush. With rotten produce in hand, we feel bad about all the nutrition we’ve missed out on, and we’re essentially tossing money straight into the compost pile.

Certain kitchen staples are just notorious for spoiling quickly, but with a few tricks, you can keep many of them around for a few days longer.

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Primary Threats to Bees + 10 ways to save them [Visuals]

Primary Threats + 10 Ways to Save the Bees [Visuals] | ecogreenlove

Scientific studies have linked the use of pesticides containing the chemical thiamethoxam to the falling numbers of honeybees, wild bees and other animals which pollinate plants.

Insects play a vital role in the food chain – with around a third of the food we eat relying on pollination mainly by bees.

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52 Ways to Invest in Our Planet: Earth Day every day [Visual]

52 Ways to Invest in Our Planet: Earth Day every day [Visual] | ecogreenlove

For us, every day is Earth Day.

If you feel the same, here are 52 actions and tips to make a difference, every day of the year.

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