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22 May 2023

How sea level rise is endangering turtles

Sea rise level is caused by global warming through two factors: the melting of glaciers and icebergs and the expansion of the seas because of the dilation of the waters…
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9 May 2023

Impact of Paper Straw Production on Deforestation and Climate Change

In the last few years, everyone has been concerned about plastic pollution and its effect on humans, animals, and the world. Plastic has become a big part of our lives…
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24 April 2023

Which beauty products contain micro-plastics and how to avoid it

We have talked about the dangers of micro-plastics and how they can hide in everyday objects and can even be ingested by us. In recent years, plastic pollution, in the…
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21 April 2023

Have you heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the plastic continent ?

Each year, it is estimated that between 1.15 and 2.41 million tons of plastic are dumped (voluntarily and involuntarily) in the oceans. This pollution can take many forms, visible or…
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18 April 2023

Marine heatwaves and their effects on our oceans

Due to the aggravation of global warming, the world has been experiencing more and more oceans heat waves. Marine heatwaves are characterized by periods of abnormally high temperatures in the…
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11 April 2023

Tips to fight deforestation in your everyday life

According to the UN FAO, 10 million hectares of forest are cut down each year, which corresponds to 11 million soccer fields every year or 21 soccer fields every minute.…
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4 April 2023

What is deforestation and why you should care about it

The topic of deforestation is now more than ever being discussed by the media and general public, but what exactly is deforestation and what are its causes? Deforestation is the…
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30 March 2023

Millions of tiny plastic beads invade the beaches of France and Spain

During the course of 2022, minuscule plastic beads started appearing on the shores of France and Spain. The tiny beads, officially known as industrial plastic granules (IPG), measure less than…
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28 March 2023

How tortoises contribute to reforestation

Since 1970, the Amazon has lost 18% of its surface, which is twice the size of France, and everywhere else forests are threatened by the hand of man or natural…
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20 June 2022

Animals Affected by Ocean Pollution

The ocean is home to a variety of animals. From the flock of seagulls in the sky to the clumps of shellfish on the ocean floor. Wildlife lives in its…
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8 June 2022

How To Protect The Ocean

More than two-thirds of the earth’s surface is found in the ocean. It is a vast and beautiful blue home to millions of marine animals, plants, and ecosystems. It is…
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25 May 2022

Impact Of Plastic Wastes On Climate Change

“Rather than debate whether climate change or plastic pollution is of greater threat, a more productive course would be to recognise they are fundamentally linked and take a systems approach…
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4 May 2022

What You Need To Know About Bamboo and Bamboo Straw

Is bamboo production a sustainable alternative for the environment?  The surge in demand for bamboo inevitably has its own set of consequences.  No matter how sustainable a material may be,…
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19 April 2022

The Technology Behind The Happy Turtle Straw

The Happy Turtle Straw is an environmentally friendly and sustainable replacement for the single-use plastic straw. When it comes to plastic, it is clear that straws are a huge problem.…
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24 March 2022

Environmentally Friendly Activities For Spring

Environmentally friendly also known as eco-friendly or earth-friendly is a mindful approach to living in a friendly way to the earth. This means we are not causing damage to natural…
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7 March 2022

8 Simple Ways To Be Sustainable At Home

Are you looking for simple, innovative ways to be sustainable at home? If making your home more sustainable is your goal, congratulate yourself for making an effort towards taking care…
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21 February 2022

5 Reasons Why The Happy Turtle Straw Is Good For Business

Founded in 2020, a dynamic brand was launched by Axel and Nhat while traveling Vietnam and witnessing the plastic pollution crisis. After much research, an alternative to single-use plastic straw…
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9 February 2022

Paper Straws: Are They Really Good For Our Planet?

The paper straw has been marketed as an eco-friendly, sustainable alternative to the popular plastic straw. Yet, even paper straws have a negative environmental impact. So, are paper straws a…
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25 January 2022

5 Reasons Why You Should Use The Happy Turtle Straw over Plastic Straws

Plastic straws are widely available in the market because they are cheap and durable. In Europe, about 25.3 billion plastic straws are used every year. With this popularity comes plastic…
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3 January 2022

Eco-Friendly Winter Activities That Are Kind To The Planet

The Winter season usually means one thing; holidays. Of course, we are also traveling, dining out, celebrating and shopping. But what effect does this have on our planet, and how…
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3 December 2021

Top 5 Innovative Ideas That Reduce Water Pollution

  As plastic waste continues to accumulate in our waterways and oceans at an alarming rate, it is important that we look towards innovative ideas and effective solutions that are…
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8 November 2021

8 Scariest Facts You Need To Know About Water Pollution

“Every year, more people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war.” Water is essential to life. We know that one of the biggest holiday events…
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28 October 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Plastic Pollution And The Ocean

“Every day, more than 8 million pieces of plastic make their way into our oceans despite conservation efforts - it joins over 150 million metric tonnes already in the sea.”…
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12 October 2021

Imagine A World Without Plastics

Can you imagine a world without plastic?  Plastic is integrated into almost all areas of society, and as consumers, we know that it is highly affordable, easy to produce, and…
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22 September 2021

How Ski Resorts And Restaurants Can Replace Single-Use Plastic This Winter

Traveling to a ski resort is one of the best adventures you could ever wish for in the winter season. The beauty of the white snow-covered mountains, enjoying a meal…
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24 August 2021

What Is The Best Alternative To Single-Use Plastic Straws For Your Customers?

One single-use plastic straw takes over 200 years to decompose. The Happy Turtle Straw takes only 90 days to biodegrade back to the earth. The best part is the straws…
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20 August 2021

PLA Straws: 5 Serious Problems With Them

When you’re adopting a new eco-friendly policy, there’s a difference between changes that actually matter for our planet’s health and changes that just look good on paper. Many food and…