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Who Is the Best Movie President?
On Presidents Day, Ringer staffers gave their nominations for the best commander in chief to grace the silver screen It’s Presidents Day, so we asked Ringer staffers to write about their favorite movie presidents. Before you get started: Martin Sheen’s Jed Bartlet from The West Wing was a television president, so that’s why he doesn’t […]more
America has a recycling problem. Here’s how to solve it.
Last year, America’s recycling system broke down. Ostensibly, China did the breaking. For years, China was home base for most of the world’s recycling, importing two-thirds of global plastic waste in 2016. Over the last 30 years, America and other countries have shipped more than 10 million metric tons of plastic to China. That came […]more
Climate change could make corals go it alone
Climate change is bad news for coral reefs around the world, with high ocean temperatures causing widespread bleaching events that weaken and kill corals. However, new research from The University of Texas at Austin has found that corals with a solitary streak — preferring to live alone instead of in reef communities — could fare […]more
Did someone kill the Shasta Pack, California’s mysterious wolf family?
Nearly four years ago in the forests of California’s rugged northeast corner, two black and brown wolves had a litter of five pups in the shadow of Mount Shasta. They became known as the Shasta Pack – the first known gray wolves to have offspring on California soil in nearly a century. The pups, shown […]more
Rosewood to Reopen Hawaii’s Kona Village Resort
Shuttered in 2011 after sustaining heavy damage from a tsunami, Kona Village Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii will reopen under Rosewood Hotels and Resorts. Located on the Kona Coast, the iconic Hawaiian retreat was best known for its free-standing, palm thatch roof hales. The 81-acre property was first developed in the early 1906s […]more
Happy birthday, Ala Moana! Hawaii’s biggest shopping mall celebrates 60 years
Ala Moana Center will hold a two-month celebration as it commemorates the shopping mall’s 60th anniversary. The 60-day celebration kicks off in July. Festivities include anniversary-themed events, special offers, gift with purchase promotions and 60th anniversary products. Ala Moana first opened its doors on Aug. 13, 1959. “As we commemorate this significant milestone, we’d like […]more
Why Should You Care About Plastic Pollution?
Plastic is an ever-growing problem on the environment. Humans have produced 9.1 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 when mass production started. That is enough to cover Hyde Park in a layer of waste 216km (about 134miles) deep. Or, to put it another way, that’s the weight of 1.2 billion African Elephants or 90,000 Eiffel […]more
How to plan an eco-friendly wedding like Princess Eugenie
The Princess made efforts to eliminate waste at her wedding With so many things to consider while wedding planning, the environmental impact of your choices may not even enter your mind. But let’s face it, as wonderful as weddings are, they can be incredibly wasteful affairs when you factor in the amount of food waste, […]more
Children And The Environment: Why It’s Important To Teach Them Young
Creating worldwide change isn’t done with just one person; it has to involve everyone. In order to involve more people in the efforts to help the environment, it’s important to get younger generations involved in the effort. By fostering a concern for the environment and sustainable habits early, parents can raise children who will be […]more
DON’T SAVE THE PLANET FOR THE PLANET. DO IT FOR THE BEER
WHAT BEER WANTS to know is, why do you hate America? How can you just sit in front of the game on Super Bowl Sunday, ice cold domestic lager close to hand, and not consider the future of that great institution? No, not the Super Bowl—the beer. Beer is America. Americans drank 2.9 billion cases […]more