Carry On.

Carry On.

Coffee is the most popular beverage in America, with over 400 million cups consumed per day, so naturally disposable coffee cups contribute to a very large portion of single-use use waste: approximately 30.9 billion disposable cups are thrown away along with 58 billion paper cups (not recycled) every year.
*Article from Associatedcoffee.com

#EverydayEarthDay.02

#EverydayEarthDay.02

Approximately 1.7 billion people worldwide now belong to the "consumer class"—the group of people characterized by diets of highly processed food, desire for bigger houses, more and bigger cars, higher levels of debt, and lifestyles devoted to the accumulation of non-essential goods. #EarthDayEveryday

*Article from here via @natgeo


Plasticberg.

Plasticberg.

Some 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flows into the oceans every year from coastal regions.hat is the equivalent to five grocery bags of plastic trash for every foot of coastline around the globe. - National Geographic

#EverydayEarthDay.01

#EverydayEarthDay.01

The best way to reduce, reuse and recycle is to stop buying stuff you don't need. Rule of thumb for sustainable lifestyle, Stop Buying! Reminder for myself too. ;) #EverydayEarthDay #Refuse #stopbuying #savetheplanet #EarthDay

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

In 2018, Halloween candy sales are expected to be $2.6 billion, that’s 300,000 tons of candy full of sugar.

*article here from @vox

Dear Trump Supporters

Dear Trump Supporters

Obama to Trump Supporters : Why are you so mad? Read article from @vanityfai *Article link

Vote with love, we can win this game!

Vote with love, we can win this game!

Welcome Brothers and Sisters!

Welcome Brothers and Sisters!

Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth." - 1 John 3:18

That same student gunman

That same student gunman

Bullying was a factor in 2/3 of the 37 school shootings reviewed by the US Secret Service.

Student Gunman

Student Gunman

Student gunman dies after Maryland school shooting; two other students injured. Nationally, nearly 1,300 children (17 years old and younger) die from gunshot wounds each year.

Gun Fire Drill

Gun Fire Drill

In the age of school shootings, Lockdown is the new fire drill -NYtimes

Numb Numb

Numb Numb

School shooting (two 15 yr old students killed, 18 more injured) in Kentucky was nation’s 11th of Year. It was Jan. 23, 2018. - NYtimes

Gender Bias Glasses

Gender Bias Glasses

Women earn the majority of bachelors degrees but only a fraction of computer science degrees even though testing data show that girls and boys around the world perform at comparable levels in math and science. 

Gender Equality

Gender Equality

Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender. - Wikipedia

Migration Time

Migration Time

In 6 months, Pres. Trump has tweeted 991 times, spent 40 days at Trump golf properties and passed 0 pieces of major legislation. -CNN push alert.

Make America White Again

Make America White Again

Most Americans considered Trump's 'shithole' comments towards Haiti & African countries racist - The Washington Post

AWOL

AWOL

Neonicotinoids are among the most widely used insecticides in the world. They’re known to mess with the pollinators’ brains, affecting their ability to learn and remember. *Watch Vanishing of the Bees documentary.

Be Right Back Soon

Be Right Back Soon

There are approximately 25-30 million real Christmas Trees sold in the U.S. every year with a market value of $1 billion. Once cherished in a warm home, now left naked outside in the cold. 

In My Humble Opinion

In My Humble Opinion

Air pollution model predicts 6.6 million deaths by 2050 based on a business-as-usual emission scenario unless stric emission controls are introduced. 

MLK concert

MLK concert

Black men account for an estimated 6.5% of the U.S. population, however, they make up 40.2% of the U.S. prison population. *Watch 13th Documentary.

Tribute to MLK

Tribute to MLK

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
"I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

I do.

I do.

In 2016, couples spent average $6,163 on diamond ring and $35,329 on wedding ceremony according to a survey by The Knot. 

Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral

A temperature increase of only 2°C would put all coral reefs at risk of dying due to coral bleaching.

Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral

The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away in 2016 after a long illness. It was 25 million years old.

Refugees Welcome!

Refugees Welcome!

Turkey remains the largest host of refugees globally. Pakistan is second. Among the top ten host nations only one is a high-income country: Germany.

Refugees Welcome!

Refugees Welcome!

By the end of 2016, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displacedworldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations.

Refugees Welcome!

Refugees Welcome!

More than half the refugees around the globe are under the age of 18, even though children make up 31 percent of the world’s population.

Polar Wander Bear

Polar Wander Bear

Loss of Arctic sea ice owing to climate change is the primary threat to polar bears throughout their range. Findings support the potential for large declines in polar bear numbers.

Artic Lost Penguin

Artic Lost Penguin

Temperatures in the Arctic are rising at least twice as fast as the global average and sea ice cover is diminishing by nearly four per cent per decade.

THE EARTH IS HOT

THE EARTH IS HOT

Global sea level rose about 8 inches in the last century. The rate in the last two decades, however, is nearly double that of the last century.

Trump Card

Trump Card

2016. We made a joker a king. To win this game, we need love, lots of love.

I wish

I wish

Drone attempts to kill 41 men resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people, as of 24 November, 2016.

I wish

I wish

Pentagon spends more on war than all 50 States combined spend on health, education, welfare, and safety. 

I wish

I wish

200 Americans go to emergency rooms every day with gunshot wounds.

The Fact

The Fact

American children under age 15 were nine times more likely to die of a gun accident than children in other advanced wealthy countries.