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The Earth and Human Activity: The Carbon Cycle

What part does human activity play in the carbon cycle? Here is what human activity, industrialization, and the use of fossil fuels have done to the carbon cycle, and by extension, the environment. Human activity over the previous two centuries has had a tremendous and quantifiable impact on the carbon…

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The History of Life on Earth

Did you know that the planet Earth is more than four-and-a-half billion years old? If you’ve ever been curious about how the world has come to resemble the Earth we know and love today, here is a look at the different eons of Earth’s history that led to the features…

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Cellular Respiration: What You Need to Know About Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration

Cellular respiration is divided into aerobic and anaerobic – but what’s the difference? Here’s how scientists use modeling to explain and understand cellular respiration in matter and energy transfer. Unfortunately, we cannot witness all of the processes in natural phenomena as they occur – while we might see plants grow…

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Natural Selection 101: Why and How Does It Occur?

Species adapt to different environments through a process called natural selection. The following article offers an overview of natural selection and how it supports species survival. Did you know that your distant ancestors had tails? No, we’re not talking about your great-great-great-grandparents — we’re referring to your ancestors from hundreds…

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How Have New Technologies Improved Our Understanding of Biodiversity?

Maintaining the health of our global forests is crucial to maintaining the health of the environment as a whole. Here’s why understanding biodiversity is a key factor in protecting our forests. Biodiversity is a critically important component in global ecosystems. It allows different habitats to function at optimum efficiency, with…

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Why Deforestation Matters

Approximately 30 percent of the Earth’s landmass is covered by forests. However, active deforestation efforts are removing valuable forest cover at an accelerated rate, and approximately 15 million acres of forest are removed every year. Here’s what you need to know. Forest Founders is dedicated to raising awareness of the…

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Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Reducing your carbon footprint is key to living a sustainable, environmentally responsible lifestyle. Here are a few ways to reduce your carbon footprint. If you want to take control of your personal responsibility for climate change, you must adopt sustainable, environmentally responsible lifestyle choices. Here are a few…

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Benefits of Reforestation -- Tree Planting and Reforestation Facts

Reforestation and general tree planting offer numerous benefits regardless of whether you live in a city or in a rural area. The benefits of reforestation are numerous, but while preserving and restoring our native forests are essential for mitigating the threat of climate change, planting trees in urban…

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Current Reforestation Efforts Might Not Be Enough to Win the Fight Against Climate Change

If we are going to fight climate change, our reforestation efforts have to be scaled up dramatically. The regeneration of forests in the United States and around the world is essential for reversing the climate change trajectory. The need to regrow our forests has never been more urgent,…

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Reforestation in the U.S. Isn't What it Should Be – Here's How We Can Help

You can’t plant more forests without seedlings, so seedling production is critical to reforestation in the U.S. Here’s what we need to know. It is estimated that our current reforestation efforts in the U.S. aren’t sufficient to affect climate change – they aren’t even enough…

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How Can I Reduce My Carbon Footprint? Try Chicken Instead of Beef

Although the best way to reduce your dietary carbon footprint is to give up meat altogether, if you limit your meat intake to chicken instead of beef, you could reduce your carbon footprint significantly. Here’s what you need to know. Did you know that the simple act of…

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Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Stop Buying So Much Stuff!

The size of your carbon footprint is largely determined by the volume of products you consume. So, if you want to contribute to the fight against climate change, one of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to shop less. If you live in a metropolitan city, you…

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What Is Environmental Sustainability?

Understanding environmental sustainability is essential to reducing your carbon footprint and living a greener, more Earth-friendly lifestyle, but we must hold corporations to account. Our overall health and wellness are tied to the health and wellness of the planet. It has been reported by the World Health Organization…

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Reforestation Projects Need Your Help

Tree planting is among the most effective climate change reversal strategies we have, yet current reforestation projects aren’t nearly as broad as they need to be to affect positive change. It’s simple, yet it yields amazing results. Tree planting might be one of the best and most encouraging…

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The Best Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When You've Been Bitten by the Travel Bug

Traveling long distances isn’t exactly environmentally friendly, and it’s not exactly a great idea during a global pandemic when vaccines aren’t universally available. So, how do you travel responsibly without generating carbon emissions (or risking COVID-19)? These are a few creative travel ideas that won’t blow up your carbon footprint…

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Tips to Reduce Your – and Your Company's – Carbon Footprint

As our society gets more and more aware of the planet, the environment, and our places in it, it becomes impossible not to be more aware and proactive about our responsibilities to keep living conditions sustainable for future generations. While we must try to make our daily habits as eco-friendly…

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Do Air Conditioners Contribute to Climate Change?

With the worst of the summer heat just on the horizon, we can expect air conditioners throughout the U.S. to soon start working overtime. Our reliance on air conditioning causes a yearly spike in energy consumption, which in turn causes an increase in the release of carbon dioxide.

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Is it Possible to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions Post-COVID?

Achieving zero global carbon emissions is a lofty goal – is it realistic? The following article discusses the strategies and barriers to achieving 100 percent carbon emissions – particularly during the COVID-19 crisis. Forest Founders is devoted to fostering carbon accountability, reducing global greenhouse gas emissions, and preserving…

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Reforesting California – How we Recover After Wildfires

Planting trees is critical to restoring the health of the California landscape. Forest Founders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping California and fire-damaged regions throughout the world initiate responsible, long-term reforestation efforts. While the fire seasons of the past decade were record-breaking, the California wildfires of 2020…

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Want to Plant a Tree in Your Neighborhood? Here’s How

Planting trees around your home and in your neighborhood is a great way to beautify your community. Here’s what you need to know about planting trees. Planting trees is a great way to make your neighborhood healthier and more beautiful. A single mature tree can capture…

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Restoring Our Forests May Be Our Best Weapon Against the Climate Crisis

One of the most powerful weapons against climate change is the natural environment. In the following article, Forest Founders discuss how the natural world can be leveraged to heal decades’ worth of ecological damage. Forest Founders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing carbon emissions and reversing climate change through…

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The Biggest Carbon-Emitting Sectors in the United States

What industries are responsible for the greatest output of greenhouse gasses? In the following article, Forest Founders will discuss the six largest sources of emissions in the U.S., and what each sector needs to do to begin to reverse climate change. Forest Founders is a non-profit organization dedicated…

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Carbon Footprint Facts: What You Need to Know

As our society gets more and more aware of the planet, the environment, and our places in it, it becomes impossible not to be more aware and proactive about our responsibilities to keep living conditions sustainable for future generations. Now more than ever individuals and corporations are taking it upon…

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When You Travel

Adopting environmentally sustainable travel practices can help you significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Learn how you can integrate climate-friendly strategies into your travel routine. Transportation accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than the generation of electricity, according to a information published by the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as…

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Not only will these basic changes help you save money, but they will also significantly reduce your energy consumption. According to reports from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Americans have among the worst carbon emission rates per-person. Approximately one-quarter of the energy…

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5 Advantages of Renewable Energy

Learn 5 advantages that the ability to access and use renewable energy resources can and will bring to your life and our world. There’s no time left to lose!...

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What are 5 Consumer Responsibilities that You Should Know?

At Forest Founders, we believe everyone has the power to take their consumer education into their own hands....

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How Can Global Warming Be Reversed?

Global Warming can be reversed and we, as individuals, are the key to worldwide carbon accountability. Read more of Forest Founder’s blog to find out what else can be done....

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Why Are Trees Important?

Air purifiers, carbon capturers, food providers; trees can do it all. And that's just to name a few. Read on and see why trees are important....

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Reducing Co2 Emissions Can Be as Easy as 1, 2, Tree

Carbon dioxide might be great in a soda, but it’s not great for the planet. Here are some tactics for reducing Co2 emissions....

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How Deforestation Affects Climate Change

Deforestation actively takes away from the wellbeing of 1/3 of the world’s human population. And humans are not the only ones affected. How can you help?...

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15 Things You Can Do to Help the Planet

There are countless ways we can work together to help the environment. Read more to find out 15 ways you can do your part in helping to save our beloved planet....

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The Amazon Rainforest Fire

It's all over the news: the Amazon in Brazil is on fire. What is at stake now that one of our planet's biggest sources for absorbing Co2 is burning? Take a look....

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7 Awesome Benefits of Going Green

By practicing sustainable and green habits in our personal lives, we can improve our own health and the world’s health. Read about the benefits of Going Green!...

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Tips for Sustainable Living

We at Forest Founders think living sustainably is to live accountably. Read our blog to find out a number of tips to begin living a more sustainable lifestyle....

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Revolutionary Reforestation Programs

The Greenhouse Effect was first discovered in 1850 by the British physicist, John Tyndall. Experimenting with different types of...

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The Human Impact on Climate Change

Global climate change, both warming, and cooling, are a naturally occurring phenomenon. Before human influence, the cyclical exchange between the two was regulated by the earth...

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How You Can Offset Your Carbon Footprint

So! You’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Good for you! The first step to living a clean energy lifestyle is by actively looking for effective ways to do so. Luckily for you, our company offers an easy (and affordable) way you can start!

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