Sustainability made simple

Paul Parzyszek

Paul Parzyszek is a freelance author with Utopia. He studied English and Psychology, has worked as an educator for five years, and is currently in graduate school for English Language Education. A former organic farmer, he enjoys long hikes, foraging mushrooms, and brewing wine.

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25 Gorgeous Climbing Plants for Your Home & Garden

Expand your garden space vertically and help the environment with these easy-to-grow, non-invasive climbing plants! Read more

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Flying Foxes to Chameleons: What Animals Live in Rainforests?

The planet is full of unique species, but what animals live in rainforests? Learn which animals adapted specifically for rainforest life. Read more

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Unlock Intellectual Humility: Uncovering Its Benefits, Obstacles, and Development

The idea of intellectual humility is quite simple: Basically, it just means admitting that we don't have all the answers. Read on to learn why that is so incredibly hard sometimes, and how to be more open to the knowledge of others. Read more

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Travel Alone: 9 Tips for Maximum Fun, Growth and Safety

With years of travel restrictions and remote working, you might be itching for new pastures. Check out these nine tips on how to travel alone and make the most of your adventure. Read more

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10 Best Balcony Plants: Native, Non-Invasive and Bee-Friendly Options

Wondering which plants will thrive on your balcony this summer? Find up how to green up your balcony sustainably — whether east, south, north or west — with these sun- and shade-loving plants. Read more

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No Mow May: 7 Unbeatable Reasons to Let the Grass Grow

Tired of devoting your free time to cutting your lawn? Learn why No Mow May is becoming a popular way to help bees in several US cities while also saving on time and fuel. Read more

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An Overview of All Winter Squash Varieties and How To Use Them

Many different winter squash varieties are available in the fall and winter months. Each is unique, so learn how to use the most common types here. Read more

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14 Native Fruits of North America (And Where to Find Them)

You'd be surprised at all the tasty fruit you can grow yourself or find in the wild. Check out these native fruits of North America to look for this summer. Read more