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Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment

Solution to Ocean’s Plastic Waste Problem ‘Starts With Product Design’

Posted by on July 14, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Solution to Ocean’s Plastic Waste Problem ‘Starts With Product Design’

Solving the problem of the growing amount of plastic in the ocean requires rethinking how we use and design plastic products

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Global Climate Movement Celebrates as Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Posted by on July 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Global Climate Movement Celebrates as Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Climate activists across the globe celebrated Thursday after the lower house of the Irish legislature passed a divestment bill with support from all parties, effectively ensuring that Ireland will become the first nation in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry.

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The US Senate Passes Legislation to Legalize Hemp

The US Senate Passes Legislation to Legalize Hemp

“I have heard from many Kentucky farmers who agree it’s time to remove the federal hurdles and give our state the opportunity to seize its full potential and once again become the national leader for hemp production. That is why I strongly advocated for this measure to be included in the Farm Bill,” McConnell said in a statement after the farm bill passed the Senate.

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Is This End of Milk? Why 52 Dairy Farms In New York Just Lost Their Wholesale Contracts

Posted by on July 7, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Is This End of Milk? Why 52 Dairy Farms In New York Just Lost Their Wholesale Contracts

As more and more people awaken to the benefits of a plant-based diet, due to ethical, health and environmental concerns, we are seeing a massive decline in the sales of dairy.

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EMF Remediation Tips From an EMF Expert

Posted by on July 2, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
EMF Remediation Tips From an EMF Expert

One of the most pernicious toxins we are exposed to isn’t something you can taste, see, hear or feel; it’s invisible electromagnetic fields (EMF) from electrical wiring and wireless technologies such as your cellphone and Wi-Fi. A number of EMF remediation strategies are reviewed in this article by Dr. Mercola based on his interview with Alasdair Philips on EMF Remediation Tips.

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Disastrous BP Oil Spill ‘Flattened’ Microbe Biodiversity in Gulf

Posted by on June 30, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Disastrous BP Oil Spill ‘Flattened’ Microbe Biodiversity in Gulf

A new study of microorganisms in shipwreck sediment found the BP spill could still have a profound impact on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico.

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How To Suck Carbon Dioxide From The Sky For Fuels and More

Posted by on June 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
How To Suck Carbon Dioxide From The Sky For Fuels and More

Someday, the gasoline you buy might trace its heritage to carbon dioxide pulled straight out of the sky rather than from oil pumped out of the ground. By removing emitted carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and turning it into fresh fuels, engineers at a Canadian firm have demonstrated a scalable and cost-effective way to make deep cuts in the carbon footprint of transportation with minimal disruption to existing vehicles.

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EU Urged to Go Further to Save Trash-Filled Waters With New Proposed Plastics Ban

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
EU Urged to Go Further to Save Trash-Filled Waters With New Proposed Plastics Ban

In a move welcomed by conservationists, the executive arm of the European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a ban on 10 common single-use plastics that, together with fishing gear, account for about 70 percent of marine litter across Europe.

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California to Become First US State to Mandate Solar on New Homes

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
California to Become First US State to Mandate Solar on New Homes

If the new California initiative passes, which is expected, solar installations on new homes will dramatically increase. Said Bob Raymer, technical director for the California Building Industry Association: “California is about to take a quantum leap in energy standards. No other state in the nation mandates solar, and we are about to take that leap.”

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Norway to Become First Country to Only Allow Electric Ships Into Their Fjords

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Norway to Become First Country to Only Allow Electric Ships Into Their Fjords

Norway’s parliament adopted a resolution that would require all vessels, ships, and liners entering their world heritage fjords to produce zero carbon emissions. The ban is set to be enforced “as soon as technically possible,” but will go into full effect in 2026. This is a major step for Norway, which receives hundreds of thousands of tourists visiting the country’s 1,160 fjords every year. Officials believe the resolution will not only benefit the environment, but support the health of the tourists and local communities.

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6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World — A Short and Powerful Presentation

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World — A Short and Powerful Presentation

If someone found a way to assure a clean environment and the restoration of the biosphere, surely you’d know about it, right? In not, you’re in luck. Watch this incredible TED video with pioneering mycologist Paul Stamets, whose presentation should be spread far and wide.

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Affordable ‘Plant Pod’ Grows More Lettuce In One Room Than A Half-Acre Plot

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Affordable ‘Plant Pod’ Grows More Lettuce In One Room Than A Half-Acre Plot

The Plant Pod micro-gardening system is capable of growing more lettuce in a 10-foot room than on a half-acre of farmland. This is possible, thanks to hydroponic technology.

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In ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,’ EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Posted by on April 29, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
In ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,’ EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an “ecological armageddon,” European regulators on Friday approved a “groundbreaking” and “historic” ban on the widely-used class of pesticides—an announcement met with immediate applause by campaigners.

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A Giant Crowdfunded Machine Is About to Begin Cleaning up the Pacific Garbage Patch

Posted by on April 25, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
A Giant Crowdfunded Machine Is About to Begin Cleaning up the Pacific Garbage Patch

Using a device designed by 23-year-old inventor Boyan Slat, who dropped out of an aerospace engineering program in college to focus on developing technology to clean up the world’s oceans, the Ocean Cleanup company will actually employ plastic pipes to suck up much of the plastic waste.

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100% Renewable Energy is Within Our Reach

Posted by on April 23, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
100% Renewable Energy is Within Our Reach

America’s twisted politics may slow the transition to renewables, but other countries are now pushing the pace. In July of 2017, for instance, the Chinese announced that Qinghai Province—a territory the size of Texas—had gone a week relying on 100% renewable energy, a test of grid reliability designed to show that the country could continue its record-breaking pace of wind and solar installation.

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