1Thing

2020 Philadelphia Flower Show
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Rasa Kaye
February 28, 2020 - 7:02 pm
For suburbanites or city dwellers, the Philadelphia Flower Show is a welcome dose of spring fever. It's also a sprawling floral laboratory of sustainable and healthful gardening practices that you can bring home to your own plots or pots. Read more here.
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Migrating Snow Geese flying from a lake at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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Rasa Kaye
February 18, 2020 - 7:43 am
A major study last year warned that North America is experiencing a "massive reduction in the abundance of birds," part of an even broader mass extinction worldwide. Several Philly-area authrories are committing to conservation projects and promoting wildlife habitats. Find out how you can...
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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Led by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, young activists and their supporters rally for action on climate change on September 20, 2019 in New York City.
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Rasa Kaye
December 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
It’s hard to find anyone without an opinion on climate change or its most famous teenage Cassandra , 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, crowned Time magazine's youngest-ever " Person of the Year ." According to the teenage activists she has inspired in the Philadelphia region, she's the A-word. Italics...
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Piano
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Rasa Kaye
November 25, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Painstaking restoration keeps historic instruments — as well as pianos with more humble pedigrees — in the hands of musicians and out of landfills. Read more here.
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Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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Halloween candy
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Rasa Kaye
October 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
The trash component of Halloween is horridly high. The square footage of candy wrappers rivals that of holiday giftwrap, with the added eyesore of almost instantly becoming litter in streets and, later, in waterways.
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Pumpkins
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Rasa Kaye
October 14, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Ah, the joys of fall. Pumpkins, sweaters — pumpkins made from sweaters. Get the details here.
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