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Brave Men Save Whale’s Life After Cutting Ropes She Was Trapped In. WATCH Her Breathtaking Response!

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Brave Men Save Whale’s Life After Cutting Ropes She Was Trapped In. WATCH Her Breathtaking Response!

James Moskito and other brave volunteers work to free a drowning humpback whale entangled in crab nets near the Farallon Islands. Facing a massive, frightened animal, shark infested water, and freezing temperatures, the team of heroes work for 5 hours to free the animal. Upon the final cut, the whale returns over and over again to gently nudge each diver. Watch this incredible video footage.

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Eco-Friendly House Was Built Using Sand Bags And Glass Bottles

Posted by on April 12, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Eco-Friendly House Was Built Using Sand Bags And Glass Bottles

The home provides 450 square foot of space and is made almost entirely out of materials that have been recycled whenever possible. This new building is round, which provides great stability for the structure.

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Ingenious Solar Panel Creates Energy Plus 2-5 Liters of Clean Water (from Air) Every Day

Posted by on April 11, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Ingenious Solar Panel Creates Energy Plus 2-5 Liters of Clean Water (from Air) Every Day

Interested in ways that we could create not just more energy but more drinkable water? Check out this smart invention!

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Colombian Town Votes NO to $35 Billion Gold Mine – Here’s Their Awesome Reason Why

Posted by on April 10, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Colombian Town Votes NO to $35 Billion Gold Mine – Here’s Their Awesome Reason Why

The small town of Cajamarca in Colombia’s Tolima province is leading the charge in putting the planet before profit – by choosing clean water and green mountains over a massive $35 billion gold mine project.

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Key Report: Hundreds of Native Bee Species Buzzing Toward Extinction

Posted by on April 8, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Key Report: Hundreds of Native Bee Species Buzzing Toward Extinction

The recent report indicates that more than half bee species with sufficient data are declining.

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Over 80 Percent of Global Wastewater Is Released Into the Environment Untreated

Posted by on April 6, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Over 80 Percent of Global Wastewater Is Released Into the Environment Untreated

Did you know that in some countries 95% of all wastewater is run back into the environment untreated? Read this and be informed!

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Scientists Boost Solar Storage Capacity 3000 Percent by Imitating Nature (Using Fractals)

Posted by on April 5, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Scientists Boost Solar Storage Capacity 3000 Percent by Imitating Nature (Using Fractals)

The sun is our best energy source, but storing solar energy has always been a challenge. Fractals may be the solution. Read about them here.

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Farmed Salmon Industry Causing Global Sea Lice Crisis

Posted by on April 4, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Farmed Salmon Industry Causing Global Sea Lice Crisis

The crowded conditions in pens used for raising farmed salmon can provide an ideal breeding ground for sea lice. In fish farms, the parasites are increasing resistance to chemicals and antibiotics. There has been a 10-fold increase in the use of some chemicals in the past 18 months.

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World’s Largest Geoengineering Study Triggers Major Controversy

Posted by on April 3, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
World’s Largest Geoengineering Study Triggers Major Controversy

If you think we should heed the phrase, “Don’t mess with Mother Nature” then you NEED to read this!

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New Zealand River Is The First In The World To Receive The Same Rights As Humans

Posted by on April 3, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
New Zealand River Is The First In The World To Receive The Same Rights As Humans

The Whanganui, which is New Zealand’s third-longest river and the first river in the world to be granted the status, flows approximately 321 km from the Hawkes Bay area in the northern region of the country, down to the Tasman Sea. Known as Te Awa Tupua to the indigenous Maori people, the river’s battle to gain these new rights has been long ongoing, according to recent reports.

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Pre-fab Eco-Home Spins Around at the Push of a Button to Let In Sunlight

Posted by on April 2, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 22 Comments
Pre-fab Eco-Home Spins Around at the Push of a Button to Let In Sunlight

This sustainable home incorporates a number of unusually futuristic features, especially for a home carved out of organic wood and designed to fit snugly with the surrounding forested environment.

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Trump Is Being Sued For Catering to Big Coal at the Expense of Taxpayers

Posted by on March 31, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Trump Is Being Sued For Catering to Big Coal at the Expense of Taxpayers

Do you think our public land should be allowed to be used for coal mining? If not, read this and be informed!

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How this Japanese Town Produces Zero-Waste Is Nothing Short of Revolutionary

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
How this Japanese Town Produces Zero-Waste Is Nothing Short of Revolutionary

By 2020, Kamikatsu aims to become the country’s first ‘zero-waste’ community by eliminating the use of landfills and incinerators. Here’s how they’re doing it…

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New Solar Briefcase Could Be a Valuable Off-Grid Accessory

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Solar Briefcase Could Be a Valuable Off-Grid Accessory

Now your briefcase can give you power for things like your phone or laptop. Read about the new Phoenix solar briefcase.

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Plan Bee: One Student’s Brilliant Scheme To Address Declining Bee Populations

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Plan Bee: One Student’s Brilliant Scheme To Address Declining Bee Populations

Anna’s “Plan Bee” is not only to aid agriculture with, but also raise awareness about the importance of bee preservation: “Plan Bee is a self-sustainable drone that stimulates the growth of plants by cross-pollination. With this we are further educating the importance of bees not just from a backyard but the agricultural system as a whole.”

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