Earth Day comes around once a year and, while it’s certainly best to do our part to clean up the planet every day, it offers a dedicated opportunity to take a momentary pause and appreciate all that the Earth offers.
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In pop culture, environmentalists tend to be portrayed as a little soft, or less manly, even effeminate, which can probably be blamed for bringing the image of a bedraggled and bearded skinny hippy guy to mind when the term ‘treehugger’ gets thrown around. But there are actually quite a few tough green guys who would put the lie to that stereotype. These seven prove that fighting for the planet requires some true grit.
With everything that progress has brought in our modern world, it’s refreshing to know that there are still places on the planet that are virtually untouched—places where humans haven’t completely tainted the environment. Some areas may be on the fringe of impurity, but fortunately there are several lucky locations have been designated as conservancies, so that future generations can remember them as we have.
Interested in saving the planet? Start at home. Going green means cutting back on resources and saving money. Win, win. And these simple projects are a great way to get going.
If you have love for both the planet and your car, there’s no reason you can’t have it all. As hybrid, electric and fuel-efficiency have established themselves as the buzzwords of the automotive world, makers of luxury cars have listened. These eight cars make fuel efficiency look good.