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Negative Health Effects of Hazardous Waste

17 Hazardous waste is dangerous for humans, wildlife, and the environment. It often pollutes air and water. Sometimes, it ends up in the ground and can seep into your home through foundation cracks. Certain workers even face exposure to hazardous waste on the job, requiring protective gear. This waste can lead to medical conditions and […]

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Easy Ways To Make Your Business More Eco-Friendly

13 Commercial businesses should strive for many things, from success to high-quality services. In the midst of all this, companies should analyze their workflow to determine their level of eco-friendliness. These easy ways to make your business more eco-friendly will help you apply the right changes to the work environment. Distribute Recycling Bins Throughout the […]

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Common Problems With a Dog’s Paw

45 A limping pup can be alarming at first. There are several ways to determine that the root of the matter is with the paw. Understanding the issues that may arise to cause common problems with a dog’s paw, as well as the warning signs, will assist you in deciding what’s best to alleviate that pain and […]

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Varmints You Can Hunt at Night in Florida

161 Danger never rests, and varmints never sleep. Well, not at night, at least, judging by the chaos they wreak in the wee hours. Wild predators are annoying, but they do a lot of damage, too: They gobble up livestock, pets, adorable baby deer, and garbage. Plus, they carry mange, viruses, and rabies. Get to […]

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Dangerous Insects to Watch Out For in Summer

11 Whether you find bugs fascinating or grow squeamish at the mere mention of them, Florida undeniably has a lot of them due to its warm, humid climate. Most won’t harm you, but you should do your best to avoid or exercise caution around some species. These are a few dangerous insects to watch out […]

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Managing Common Everyday Safety Hazards Around the Home in Florida

214 You may think danger mostly lurks outside, but you can find some potential perils right in your own house. You should be aware of these so that you can take the necessary steps to prevent any harm to yourself or anyone who lives with you. Here are some common safety hazards around the home. […]

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Ways to Live Sustainable in Different Areas of Your Life

300 There’s a number of ways to live more sustainably, and residing in Florida gives you some additional advantages. Here is some helpful information, providing a few ways to live sustainably in different areas of your life. At Home Consider Solar Energy You do live in the Sunshine State, after all … use it to your […]

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How to Go Green in Building Construction

223 As we continue to expand our towns and cities, it’s important to move toward more sustainable building practices to keep the environment healthy. We provide some pointers on how to go green in construction during your next project. Put in Insulation Incorporating insulation into the structure you will erect plays a big part in […]

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Tips and Techniques for Catching a Blue Marlin

245 Without a doubt, the Blue Marlin is one of the most exciting fish species to catch. In fact, many fishing tournaments around the world will focus specifically on this titan of the sea. Anglers will travel far and wide for the opportunity to hook a grander and put their name in the record books. […]

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The Hunt for Burmese Pythons in Florida Yields Results

130 While on the hunt for pythons one chilly March morning in Florida, Mike Kimmel was about to pack it in and head home. Then he saw a python over on the levee. By Burmese python standards, it was not too big at 7 ft., but it ended up being a historic catch.   Mike […]

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Advancements of Solar Energy in Florida: Why They’re Important

112 The use of solar energy is growing rapidly every year. In fact, by the end of 2019, solar and wind power could make up more than 10 percent of U.S. energy generation. In the past, Florida has not lived up to its potential when it comes to utilizing solar energy. In 2017, only 0.4 […]

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Learn and Explore with Nature Preserves in Jacksonville

97 We all know about the creatures that live in our backyards, but we don’t usually stop to think about where they fall on the food chain or what part they play in the local ecosystem. Preserved lands across the Jacksonville area are rich with culture, history, and wildlife. All these nature preserves in Jacksonville […]

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