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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

Buddhist Singing Bowls Inspire New Tandem Solar Cell Design

Buddhist Singing Bowls Inspire New Tandem Solar Cell Design

The shape of a centuries-old Buddhist singing bowl has inspired a Canberra scientist to re-think the way that solar cells are designed to maximize their efficiency.

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How the Big Greens Contain and Dissolve Resistance

Posted by on September 7, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
How the Big Greens Contain and Dissolve Resistance

The global elite is desperate to maintain power and control in the face of inevitable, rapidly-approaching economic collapse. They will continue to deploy one of their biggest tools to quell dissent to these conditions: big “green” NGOs.

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More Communities Opting to ‘Go Local’ with Greener Power Supply

Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
More Communities Opting to ‘Go Local’ with Greener Power Supply

Reporting from Sonoma County, California on Tuesday, LA Times reporter Evan Halperhighlights this growing trend known as Community Choice Aggregation. Established by law in six states thus far, including California, CCA allows communities to pool their energy load and then direct the purchase of their energy supply while working in partnership with existing utilities, who then deliver the power.

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Could Grazing Livestock Save the World?

Posted by on August 21, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Could Grazing Livestock Save the World?

Recent criticism of the theory that grazing livestock can reverse climate change ignores evidence that it’s already experiencing success

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155K Homes">World’s First Man-Made Tidal Lagoon Could Power >155K Homes

Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 155K Homes">0 Comments
155K Homes"> World’s First Man-Made Tidal Lagoon Could Power >155K Homes

Renewable UK says wave and tidal energy could produce around 20 percent of the UK’s current electricity needs. Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay would be the world’s first man-made energy-generating lagoon and could power over 155,000 homes.

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Whatever Happened to Wave Power?

Posted by on August 10, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Whatever Happened to Wave Power?

Wave energy is where wind energy was three decades ago. Some research occurred after the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s, but since then government and commercial research and development into wave power has paled compared to wind and solar energy.

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Yes, We Can Achieve Regenerative Agriculture

Posted by on August 7, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Yes, We Can Achieve Regenerative Agriculture

While agriculture is the foundation of civilization and of any stable economy, it is also, when poorly practiced, the most destructive industry—even more so than coal mining. Restoring ecological function, in part through regenerative agriculture, is the only way we will survive.

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Could the Eco-Friendly Binishell Be Set for a Revival?

Posted by on August 4, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Could the Eco-Friendly Binishell Be Set for a Revival?

In the 1960s, as they are now, Binishells were championed for their relatively quick construction time and low environmental impact. A new generation is looking to revive the Binishell method, with a view to providing low-cost housing solutions around the world.

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The Original Geo-Engineers: How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow

Posted by on July 31, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Original Geo-Engineers: How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow

The struggle between boomers and conservationists in the American West is intensifying as heat-parched, beetle-gnawed forests ignite in annual epic firestorms, reservoirs dry up, and Rocky Mountain snow is ever more stained with blowing desert dust.

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Indigenous Community Evicts Fracking Crew from its Territories

Posted by on July 29, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Indigenous Community Evicts Fracking Crew from its Territories

Get out of the urban centres, get out of the Indian reservations. Learn how to live… to be free… to be self-sufficient rather than dependent on a system that’s there to make you sick and make you die. Come out and learn how to live and be indigenous.

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Foster Gamble: No Fracking Way!

Foster Gamble: No Fracking Way!

Foster Gamble offers a thoughtful a review of conflicting opinions, pros and cons on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) – drilling and then blasting fissures in rocks thousands of meters under the earth – and what actions we can take to stop it.

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Supermarket to be Powered Entirely by Its Own Food WASTE

Posted by on July 24, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Supermarket to be Powered Entirely by Its Own Food WASTE

Every day supermarkets throw out tons of food that has spoiled before it could be purchased. British grocery chain Sainsbury’s is about to start using that unsellable food to power one of its stores.

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Solar Decathlon: Sustainable Urban Housing Design

Solar Decathlon: Sustainable Urban Housing Design

A solar decathlon competition took place in Paris last weekend. Take a look at the inspiring prototype winners for sustainable housing!

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New Water-Based Organic Battery: Cheap, Rechargeable and Eco-Friendly

New Water-Based Organic Battery: Cheap, Rechargeable and Eco-Friendly

A team of scientists at USC is working on an alternative in the form of a water-based organic battery that is not only cheaper and more environmentally friendly, but also holds the potential for scaling up for use in wind and solar power plants as a means to store large amounts of energy.

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Hydrogen Breakthrough Could Be a Game-Changer For The Future Of Car Fuels

Posted by on June 26, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Hydrogen Breakthrough Could Be a Game-Changer For The Future Of Car Fuels

UK researchers today announced what they believe to be a game changer in the use of hydrogen as a “green” fuel.

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