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
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.
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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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.”
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.
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.
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
Been thinking of going solar? Clearly most people who have switched are pretty happy about it.
A Panama village is “recycle” plastic bottles by using them as the inner, insulated structure of eco-homes.
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.
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).
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.
Clearly the company called “Plastic Whales” lives and breathes the concept of recycling. Check out their fascinating story!