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“I Tried a Bidet and I’ll Never Use Toilet Paper Again”

A bidet has been a pleasant alternative to using toilet paper, which has been in low supply everywhere due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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What the 12 Smoggiest Cities Look Like After Coronavirus Quarantine

With economies shuttered and one-third of the global population under lockdown, the world's most notoriously polluted cities are finding a...


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How Much Has My Quarantine Helped the Environment?

From canceled commutes to what you eat for dinner, your new daily habits could be having a big positive impact...


15 Simple Ways to Help Endangered Animals Without Leaving Your Home

Endangered Species Day is May 15—but you can help animals all year round, even while practicing social distancing.


Climate Change vs. Global Warming: What’s the Difference?

The terms are similar, but they are technically not synonymous.

50 Powerful Photos That Prove the Earth Still Needs Our Help

From the coronavirus to the threat of extinction for certain species, the earth's rapidly changing climate presents many human-exacerbated challenges.