Biodiversity & Improved Aesthetics

Biological diversity (biodiversity) is when the environment within an area has a large variety of species that differ from one another, “or, often, the total variety of life on Earth.” The more “species richness” diverse an area – the more chances of seeing or encountering plants that offer visually pleasing hues—or nutritional benefits. South Florida

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Urban Agriculture

Over the past decade, the idea of making inner-city, downtown, and suburban areas peri-urban in landscape has grown in popularity. Those who start a small garden in their backyards to non-profit organizations teaching children the importance of self-sustainability with community gardens, urban agriculture is spreading throughout the U.S. It’s recognized as more than just a

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TOP 10 NATIONAL PARKS IN THE UNITED STATES

  Andromeda District wants to promote conservation of the environment Grand Teton National Park Towering above Jackson Hole Valley with jagged snow-topped peaks, Wyoming’s majestic Teton Mountains are in high relief at Grand Teton National Park. From the 13,770-foot Grand Teton to the glittering Jenny and Jackson lakes – which reflect the mountains in their depths – the photo ops are

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OUR ADDICTION TO PLASTIC

THE INTRODUCTION The plastic is everywhere! In your car, in your house, in your workplace, the very keyboard I am using to type this blog is made of plastic! Plastic is so prolific, it is not outside of reason to believe plastics make up the majority of the materials used in consumer products. And how

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HOW TO ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABILITY

THE INTRODUCTION With the rising concern for the environment and its future. Both Federal and State governments are giving incentives to businesses, homeowners, and other institutions to go green. There are thousands of incentives out there. But unfortunately, only so many people are aware of these amazing benefits. Among these benefits are tax credits, tax

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