5 Steps to Grow Your Own Garden in your Apartment

‘You wanna know what are the ingredients for a happy life? Sun, water and good soil’. My grandfather was a farmer. He’d spent hours upon hours attending the fields, plowing away. Even when it was raining or snowing he would drive his truck to make sure everything was okay.
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Aquifer Pollution and Depletion

Water makes up for about 70% of Earth’s surface – this is a well known fact. What is often overlooked is the fact that out of all that water, only 2,5% accounts for fresh water. The larger amount of fresh water remains solidified (ice) or trapped underground. This means that only 0,3% of fresh water can be found in rivers, lakes, etc.
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Mass Surveillance and You

Mass surveillance is something we often hear about in passing; the topic seems to be pushed aside by other news stories and events all too often. We allow governments to indiscriminately surveil their whole population to, seemingly, prevent terrorism and other crimes. And we have seemingly convinced ourselves that this is the right thing to do. That this is the way to ensure our safety alongside our rights and freedoms.

Right?
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The Prison-Industrial Complex

In America, there is over two million people in the American prison system. Many companies such as GEO Group, and The Corrections Corporation of America, make huge amounts of money with having prisons filled. These 3rd party prison’s intentions are not for the rehabilitation of the inmates, or reducing crime, but rather to create profit.
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GMO: A Never-Ending Nightmare

GMO… for some, these three letters are as terrifying as a Great White shark swimming towards them at top speed and for others, they’re the solution to the world’s food supply problem. It’s 2016, it’s been nearly two decades since GMOs made their first appearance, and not only are they still controversial, they’ve also taken control over an integral part of our agriculture.
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The Realities of War

In every aspect of life, there tends to be a desire to have others see things from our own perspective. If this should be the case, then in theory, we would all share the same views and opinions about basic values, uniting for common goals and building stronger economies and a more united human world. But, this is not the case and as such, our differences in wants and needs, political inclinations of self-serving leaders, and mutual disrespect has always been the bane of all wars.
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Why Are Bird Populations Plummeting?

This is a major question that must be put under the spotlight. It is an emerging issue in today’s world where every human being is running in the race for development and technology, without caring about the negative effects of our development on nature, natural resources and especially on the animal habitats of this planet.
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The Hazards of Industrial Pollution

In the early 90’s, with the start of the industrial revolution, people started to think differently, science became more advanced and technology developed swiftly. At that time, industries were at a small level and consisted of the factories that produced carbon emissions as the main pollutant.
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