Who Knew? Helium is running out!

While on a hunt for ecofriendly balloons, we learned that helium is a limited resource. Who knew? And if you already did, gold star for you! Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe. However, it is so light and incapable of bonding with other elements that it escapes from the earth's atmosphere. Thus, the only usable form of helium requires excavating it from radiocative decay. Unlike hydorcarbon fuels, helium is non-renewable and within the next 7 years it will be a gas of the past. Unless, of course we start recycling it. A day where we recycle helium, now that's a green planet!

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