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Environment & Nature

farm animal rescue.

The 12 Coolest Farm Animal Rescue Sites in the US

These farm animal rescue and outdoor centers are actively helping to promote higher standards of animal welfare. Read more

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The 10 Best Oregon State Parks for Camping: Coastal, Near Portland, South and East

With over 200 state parks in Oregon, you have many options for camping, hiking and connecting with the outdoors. Numerous beautiful spots in nature are readily accessible to adults and kids alike. Read more

Facts about trees.

10 Facts About Trees: How They Feel & Communicate

Facts about trees are surprisingly similar to facts about humans. They are very much alive and a vital link in the chain of our survival. Find out more by reading on. Read more

Nature-based solutions

Nature-Based Solutions: A Sustainable Approach to Save the Planet

Nature-based solutions are helping countries to address the three major challenges of our time: climate change, protecting biodiversity and ensuring human wellbeing. Read more


Agrihoods: Is Sustainable Suburbia the Way Forward?

Agrihoods are not a new concept. Sustainable communities have existed since civilization began. Their popularity is on the rise as we fight to save our planet. Find out more. Read more

What is glitter made of? Environmental impact of plastic glitter

What Is Glitter Made of and Is Bio-Glitter Better?

It's the biggest trend in crafts, festival makeup and decorations. But what is glitter made of, how is it made and to what cost to the environment? Utopia's got answers. Read more

animal testing

Animal Testing: How Big Is the Problem?

We know it's bad. But how much do we actually know about animal testing in the US? Is it a thing of the past, or does it continue to lurk behind our favorite products? Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Fossil Fuels

You've definitely heard of fossil fuels and might already have strong opinions about them. But do you know the basics? Read on to find a simple explanation of fossil fuels. Read more