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8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s easy to attribute these crises to a single cause, such as war...

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Why Don’t The Rich Give More? Here’s Why…

Why Don’t The Rich Give More? Here’s Why…

It’s ironic, really. You’d think that millionaires and billionaires would be some of the most generous people on the planet. After all, they could literally withdraw all their money from the bank and use it to insulate the walls of their palatial mansions....

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Water Project in San Luis Peru

Water Project in San Luis Peru

With the El Nino rains and floods that hit Peru earlier this year, one of the photos that became symbolic of the severity of the situation was taken in the village of San Luis of the Pacora district in northern Peru.  Rains caused the Leche River to overflow, washing...

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6 Ways Millennials Are Changing Charitable Giving

6 Ways Millennials Are Changing Charitable Giving

Many people think of Millennials as self-centered, selfie-snapping, uber-texting, uber-riding, narcissists. Even some Millennials share this opinion. Johnny Oleksinski, a Millennial himself, wrote in the New York Post: This is my number one rule: Do whatever...

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11 Reasons You Seriously Should Be Drinking More Water

11 Reasons You Seriously Should Be Drinking More Water

Yeah, yeah. You’ve been told many times that you should be drinking more water. Growing up, your mom would insist that you eat your vegetables and drink water. In school you learned about the food pyramid and how many glasses of water you should drink every day. Your...

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9 Ways You Can Help The Syrian Refugees NOW

9 Ways You Can Help The Syrian Refugees NOW

The Syrian refugee crisis has reached massive proportions. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been displaced from their homes and are trying to make a new life elsewhere. Others are stuck in refugee camps, desperately hoping for the chance to move to another...

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4 Practical Ways To Help In A Disaster

4 Practical Ways To Help In A Disaster

It’s a frighteningly common occurrence. As you scroll through your social feeds or watch the news, you hear of another disaster happening in another part of world. A hurricane in the Philippines, an earthquake in Nepal, a tsunami in Thailand. It’s sad. Grievous....

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50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats About The Global Water Crisis

50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats About The Global Water Crisis

1,800 child deaths every day are linked to water, sanitation and hygiene
2,000 children aged 5 and under die every day from a water-related disease
783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide
1 in 9 people worldwide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water.

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Do You Know The Hard Facts About Bottled Water?

Do You Know The Hard Facts About Bottled Water?

Have you ever thought about that bottle of water you’re drinking? Most of us consume bottled water in massive quantities without giving it a second thought. We buy it by the case, burn through the bottles, and then toss them in the trash. And we do all this without...

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