'The Green Amendment' Will Change The Environmental Movement As We Know It

'The Green Amendment' Will Change The Environmental Movement As We Know It

The environmental movement is growing as people are starting to wake up and realize our planet is in real peril.
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Reading, reading, reading, it’s something we certainly do a lot of. Whether it’s for school or for leisure, reading is essential for our growth as individuals and a society. As an avid reader myself, new books are always on my watch list and I am especially excited to tell you about the newest edition on my radar. It’s available for pre-order now on Amazon and officially releases November 14, "The Green Amendment" is a must have!

If you are looking for a career or have a passion for environmental protection, this book will open up a whole new world of possibilities and inspirations for you.

"The Green Amendment" is a book written by Maya van Rossum, The Delaware Riverkeeper. van Rossum is the head of her non-profit organization, The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, which focuses on protecting the Delaware River, its watershed, and the nearly 17 million people who rely on the river for a healthy environment. van Rossum and other activists have been relying on federal and state legislation to fight the eminent threat to our environment that has been upon us for generations, but sadly these laws still accommodate polluters and big corporations over the health of the common person.

But through her years of activism and legal work, van Rossum has opened a whole new door on how to secure a healthy environment for future generations to come. We can literally bypass these other legislations by implementing Constitutional Environmental Rights. van Rossum spurred this movement by finally winning a legal victory that gave the people of Pennsylvania a constitutional right to clean air, safe drinking water, and a healthy environment. Essentially putting these rights on par with free speech. van Rossum has then since brought the idea to the state of New York where it is currently in committee. Only a handful of other states in the U.S. contain this kind of environmental protection.



So why is this book so essential? The environmental movement is growing as people are starting to wake up and realize our planet is in real peril. And not just that, people are literally being poisoned by the water and air around them from the damage these corporations are inflicting. As much as we want to work with our government and hope they have our best intentions at heart, many politicians have become entrenched in the world of big business and care more about the green in their wallet than the green on the planet. By learning how we can implement this kind of right into the constitution of each state, we are giving power back to the people. We are able to protect our environment not only through words but through actual legal capabilities. For too long environmental rights have fallen to the back burner and too often we forget it is this very planet that provides our very life.

"The Green Amendment" is the first of this groundbreaking work that is going to be done to protect our environment for future generations to come. Through this book, we hope that millions of people will be inspired to fight for their right to clean air, safe drinking water, and a healthy environment. And with the work van Rossum is doing, there is no doubt that one day every single state in the U.S. will have Constitutional Environmental Rights.

Order The Green Amendment here!

And to learn more about Maya van Rossum and her amazing organization,check out the Delaware Riverkeeper Network.

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30 Bee Puns To Get You Through The Day

These puns are as sweet as honey.
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There are few things in life that make me happier (and/or make me want to bury my face in my hands and groan loudly) than a well timed pun. This goes double if the pun involves some my favorite insects — bees. There's nothing quite as satisfying as uttering a bee pun when no one expects it, so here is a list of the top 30 bee puns around!

Use these puns to make your grandparents laugh, impress your date, spice up your Tinder profile, make friends with a beekeeper, break the ice at your new job or make everyone in the general vicinity wish they hadn't invited you to come hang out with them. You won't bee-lieve how many of these puns you'll be pollen for! You'll bee-come an instant hit at parties! You'll bee sure to thank me later.

1. "When a bee is in your hand, what's in your eye? Beauty. Because beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder."

2. "Bee puns really sting.

3. "Who's a bee's favorite singer? Bee-yoncé."

4. "What's a happy bumblebee's blood type? Bee positive!"


5. "Bee puns aren't that great. I don't get what all the buzz is about."

6. "Wasp are you talking about?"


7. "Naughty bee children really need to beehive."

8. "What kind of bees drop things? Fumble bees!"

9. "A bee's favorite haircut is a buzz cut!"

10. "What do you call a bee that's a sore loser? A cry bay-bee!"


11. "What's a bee's favorite flower? Bee-gonias!"

12. "Why do bees get married? Because they found their honey!"


13. "That bee is talking too quietly, it must be a mumble-bee!"

14. "Bee children take the school buzz to get to school."

15. "A bee's favorite sport is rug-bee."

16. "The bees went on strike because they wanted more honey and less working flowers."


17. "On the first day of class, bee students are given a sylla-buzz."

18. "What did one bee say to the other when they landed on the same flower? Buzz off."

19. "Who's a bee's favorite painter? Pablo Bee-casso!"

20. "A bee styles their hair with a honeycomb."

21. "When a bee writes a sonnet, they're waxing poetic."

22. "The worker bee decided to take a vacation to Stingapore last year."

23. "A bee that's been put under a spell has been bee-witched!"

24. "Say, these bee puns aren't too shab-bee."

25. "That pretentious wasp is just plain snob-bee!"

26. "Why did the bee want to use the phone? To say hi to their honey."

27. "A bee's favorite novel is the Great Gats-bee."


28. "What's a bee's favorite Spice Girls song? Wanna-bee!"

29. "What do bees like with their sushi? Wasa-bee!"

30. "Remember, bee puns are good for your health, they give you a dose of Vitamin Bee!"

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5 Of The Cutest Animals To Look At When You're Having A Bad Day

I promise, this will make you feel better.

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Everyone has bad days. Everyone does different things to turn around those bad days. The one, sure way to put yourself in a better mood when you're having the worst day (or when you just want to be even happier than you already are) is to look at cute animals. Heres my top five animals to look at to cheer me up, but we'll let you decide

1. Otters

Did you know they hold hands with each other while sleeping to keep themselves from drifting apart in the ocean? How cute is that?! Otters are so adorable and what's even better is they hold on to their little babies while sleeping. They're super playful as well, which always helps.

2. Giraffes

Okay so this one isn't what people initially think of as cute animals, however, I bet you can't look at baby giraffes without letting out a big "awwww"! Giraffes are so lanky and the babies are so adorable learning to walk and run around. I promise googling this one won't disappoint.

3. Elephants

Let me tell you a few things: it's been said that elephants look at humans like humans look at puppies. They think we're adorable and goofy and I think that's one reason to love them. They also throw tantrums when unhappy with their parents - and that is also super cute. They are big goofy babies and will make everyone happy.

4. Puppies

You're just cold-hearted if videos and photos of cute puppies don't put you in a better mood. This one should need no explanation, however, if it really does - puppies are always the cutest. Puppies are always goofy, whether they're going up against a lemon, cuddling a baby, or not catching things. Doesn't matter, if it includes a pup, it's adorbs.

5. Red Panda

Another unexpected one, but once you know about them, you can't not love them. Red pandas are some of the most playful and silliest animals. They're so goofy and the videos of them interacting with humans are the best. If you're having a bad day, this will definitely turn it around. They're too cute! Red Panda

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