Category: Life

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Short Film Exposes Humanity’s Impact on Our Planet

Despite knowing the damage that plastic waste causes to the environment, global plastic production and use aren’t slowing down. In fact, roughly 1 million plastic bottles are produced every minute. A new short film, titled “Humanity’s Impact,” attempts to make a statement about the negative impact on plastic production and aims to contribute to positive social change around waste and recycling.

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Are There Elves in Iceland? Half of the Country Thinks So!

Do you believe in elves? According to a report published by National Geographic in 2017, over 50 percent of Icelanders do! Considering the country’s mystical landscape, with its lava fields and mist-covered peaks, not to mention the Northern Lights, it’s not hard to understand why the Icelandic people would assume creatures like elves are present. What many visitors are surprised to see, though, is the extent of Icelanders’ beliefs.

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Greenpeace Trolls Boris Johnson in Hilarious New Campaign

The global organization Greenpeace recently launched a new campaign trolling British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The campaign includes a satirical animated video, titled “Wasteminster: A Downing Street Disaster.” This video aims to make a statement about the negative impact the U.K. government’s lack of action has had on the environment. It is Greenpeace’s latest attempt to pressure the British government into creating new policies around recycling and environmental support.

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UK Memorial Wall Honors Lives Lost During Pandemic

For more than a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging the world. In the UK, a special memorial has been created to acknowledge the victims of COVID-19 and honor those who lost their lives during the pandemic. In London, England, a large wall stretches nearly 164 feet (50 meters) and faces the River Thames. Now officially known as the National COVID Memorial Wall, it is covered with hand-drawn red hearts.