Students in the Philippines Are Required to Plant 10 Trees Before They Can Graduate

In recognizing the importance of replenishing our earth’s oxygen source and combating the continual global deforestation issue, the Phillippines government found a creative way to encourage all their citizens to lend a helping hand. The new law will require all students from elementary school, high school, and college to plant at least 10 trees in order to graduate.

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Former Quebec Beauty Queen Won the Lottery And Actually Tries to Accomplish World Peace

A former Canadian beauty queen won the lottery but didn’t keep the winnings to herself. Instead, she donated it all to a nonprofit that she created. Read about how her life as a beauty queen led her to find her love for social action.

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Nature-Inspired Buildings Are Popping up in Major Cities Thanks to One Architect

Tokyo-born architect Koichi Takada looked to change the face of architecture since his university days. He’s been doing exactly that with his by taking inspiration from nature to design buildings. His architecture firm, Koichi Takada Architects, has become one of the leading players in the business ever since they won the interior design competition for the National Museum of Qatar. “We want to create places that are more organic and more beneficial to the human experience,” Koichi explains.

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IKEA Has Created Its Very Own Tiny Home, Hinting at the Future of Sustainable Living

Swedish flat-pack furniture company IKEA has been a household staple for years – literally. And they appear to be on the forefront of creativity and innovation, after completing their tiny home project. You’ll have to be pretty minimalist to live here, but you could do it in comfort and style. Just make sure to keep the place tidy because if there’s a mess, you can’t hide it. The home would come completely prebuilt – a departure from IKEA’s previous DIY philosophy. And for just under $50,000, you’ll be able to pick up your very own.

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Simone Biles Might Not Have Won Gold in Toyko but She Still Came Out a Champion

The limelight has not stopped shining its bright light on Gymnastics superstar, Simon Biles ever since making history in Rio, and fans could not wait to see what she had in store for us in Tokyo. And while things did not go as planned for the gymnast and her adoring fans, Biles still managed to make history, changing the narrative for athletes everywhere.

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This Family’s Eco-Friendly Dome Home Is What Sustainable Dreams Are Made of

With each new day, more and more people are waking up and realizing the disastrous impact the human race is having on our planet. And with this new understanding, they’re making changes that reduce their carbon footprint, put nature at the forefront of their decisions, and making sure their impact is as small as possible. For some, these changes are as small as using a reusable bag for groceries. For others, it’s building a home that’s completely sustainable. Just like this family.

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These Spine-Chilling Photos From the Depths of the Ocean Prove Just How Mysterious It Really Is

Does the thought of what could be lurking in the deep dark ocean waters send shivers down you spine? If so, you might have Thalassophobia – a fear of the sea and what lives beneath it. But we’ve come to realise that you dont need to actually get in the water to feel spooked about the ocean. We’ve collected the most hair-raising photos that’ll be sure to keep you out of the ocean depths. From the vast emptiness of the sea to its bloodcurdling beasts, there’s definately good reason to want to be as far from it as possible. Scroll at your own risk!

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Orange Is the New Green: How Orange Peels Could Help Save Our Forests

The results of an experiment that took almost over two decades to finish show the positive effects that dumping orange peels in nature can have. The difference between the part of the park with the orange peels vs the side without any peels were like black and white. Could these results be applied to helping forest grow in the future?

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Nutty Israeli Snack May Be Key to Preventing Peanut Allergies

There’s something super nutty about the fact that Israeli’s have such a low rate of peanut allergies. The country’s most culturally fixated snack, Bamba, is a peanut puff. Researchers from the UK did some digging and beleive that Bamba may be the reason for the low percentage of peanut allergies. If so, the future of America might actually have a PB&J sandwich in it after all.

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A World Left Untouched: Beautiful Abandoned Locations From All Around the Globe

There are abandoned places all over the world, just left to decay. Whether it is the eeriness or beauty, there is something striking about an abandoned place, overgrown and rotting. From airports to hospitals and hotels, we have put together some of the most eye-catching abandoned locations from around the globe.

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