The act and idea of giving can be thought of in a variety of ways. You give a gift to someone when it’s their birthday. Or you make a donation to your religious organization. Or you spend a few hours every Saturday at the local animal shelter. Being a giver in your community is different for different people. However, have you ever thought about giving back to the environment you live in? Developing a lifestyle of being environmentally conscious can be a gift not only to yourself and your neighbors, but for generations to come. [Read more…]
In 2000, the United Nations came together to establish the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) designed to address social issues across the globe. The eight established categories included addressing extreme poverty and hunger, universal primary education, premature death in children, maternal health, diseases, environmental sustainability, and global partnerships for continued development. These ambitious goals were created for both developed and currently developing countries.