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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

Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

Posted by on June 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

With the original intention of conducting full health and environmental impact assessments before continuing with all unconventional oil and gas extraction — including fracking — Scotland implemented a temporary halt to all such procedures in January 2015. Now it’s permanent.

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By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

Environmentalists – including entrepreneur Elon Musk – are optimistic that the country, which sells approximately 150,000 cars per year, will follow through with the plan.

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This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Posted by on June 3, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 15 Comments
This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Interested in tiny homes? Check out the Wikkelhouse – it’s a whole new breed!

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MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

Mershin’s ultimate goal is for consumers to be able to purchase a cheap plastic bag that comes pre-filled with the necessary chemicals and “one sheet of cartoon instructions, with no words.”

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Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

Planes are widely used to fight wildfires, drop relief material in times of calamities, fly, as well as bomb people, but the idea of repairing what we destroyed with planes is our best weapon against deforestation.

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Ex-NASA Engineer to Plant One Billion Trees a Year Using Drones (Providing a Serious Boost to the Planet’s Forests)

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 9 Comments
Ex-NASA Engineer to Plant One Billion Trees a Year Using Drones (Providing a Serious Boost to the Planet’s Forests)

BioCarbon Engineering wants to use drones for good, using the technology to seed up to one billion trees a year, all without having to set foot on the ground.

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Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Time and time again, we’ve seen big industrial polluters emit toxic pollution that poisons the people and ecosystems nearby. And time and time again, we’ve seen these polluters walk away from the bill, leaving taxpayers to fund the cleanup and communities to live with the contamination. That’s not right. But there’s good news. In a groundbreaking Earthjustice victory following nearly eight years of litigation, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to get moving on rules that will break this cycle

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Solar is Growing Massively by Referrals: Here Are the 10 Most “Contagious” Solar Cities in the U.S.

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 4 Comments
Solar is Growing Massively by Referrals: Here Are the 10 Most “Contagious” Solar Cities in the U.S.

Been thinking of going solar? Clearly most people who have switched are pretty happy about it.

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This eco-village in Panama will be constructed from recycled plastic bottles

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
This eco-village in Panama will be constructed from recycled plastic bottles

A Panama village is “recycle” plastic bottles by using them as the inner, insulated structure of eco-homes.

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Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Know what would be really different? If you’re sitting around with friends enjoying dinner, and suddenly you start eating your knife and fork. Of course you can’t eat silver or plastic, but edible utensils do exist, and you might have seen them recently on Facebook.

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Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Posted by on April 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 17 Comments
Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Yearly, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the world’s oceans, and experts estimate there is 165 million tons of it is in our oceans right now. Every minute of every day, we dump one garbage truck’s worth of plastic into the ocean. That’s projected to increase to 4 per minute by 2050, says a report released recently by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF).

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5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Things have changed. This is not your mama’s solar. It’s time to let go of some of the false ideas you may hold about solar energy so you can embrace this growing form of sustainable energy.

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10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

Our eco-system isn’t just responsible for our physical sustenance and survival, in fact it is as an essential element in my spiritual journey of self-knowledge, health and wholeness.

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Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

The Canadian Government is covering up the decline in BC wild salmon due to fish viruses introduced by fish farms contaminating and destroying the wild fish. These are also in fish food being served to consumers as tested by government agencies.

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Innovative Dutch Company Fishes for Plastic and Turns It Into Boats to Fish for More Plastic

Posted by on April 5, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Innovative Dutch Company Fishes for Plastic and Turns It Into Boats to Fish for More Plastic

Clearly the company called “Plastic Whales” lives and breathes the concept of recycling. Check out their fascinating story!

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