Environment

Another Beached Whale Found Dead with Plastic and Fish Nets In Its Stomach

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Another Beached Whale Found Dead with Plastic and Fish Nets In Its Stomach

Among the contents of the dead whale’s stomach were plastic products, fish hooks, rope and steel wires. This is just one more stunning example of why humans need to curb unsustainable habits and cut down on single-use materials, especially plastic.

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Another Pipeline Nightmare? Speak Up Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline Now!

Posted by on December 18, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Another Pipeline Nightmare? Speak Up Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline Now!

If you supported protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline, you’ll want to support the fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline in West Virginia. Read this and get involved NOW!

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‘Smog Vacuum’ In China That Turns Pollution Into Jewelry Is Actually Working

Posted by on December 16, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Smog Vacuum’ In China That Turns Pollution Into Jewelry Is Actually Working

Earlier this year, Studio Roosegaarde installed a smog-sucking vacuum tower in Beijing, a Chinese city renowned for its air pollution. The Smog Free Tower works to combat air pollution by sucking 75% of PM10 and PM2.5 particles from the air. It runs on a small amount of electricity and is powered by wind energy.

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Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

The world has also seen solar energy continue to gain momentum as just last month, the Tesla company announced that they will begin selling solar roof panels in 2017 that will likely be more cost effective than a “regular roof.” Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said of the announcement: “It’s looking quite promising that a solar roof will actually cost less than a normal roof before you even take in the value of electricity into account.”

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Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

You may be able to use solar – even if you don’t own your home – with this new “plug-and-play” solar technology.

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Leaked Memo Outlines Trumps Eco-UNFriendly Energy Agenda

Posted by on December 7, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
Leaked Memo Outlines Trumps Eco-UNFriendly Energy Agenda

BLEAK (at least for Mother Earth) – that’s the way it looks with this leaked memo about the Trump administration energy priorities. Read the list now.

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Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 2 Comments
Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

New publication by Grain and La Via Campesina documents nefarious ways new laws criminalize seed sharing and the growing peasant movement resisting them.

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Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Elephants are renowned for their stellar memory, but perhaps gorillas should be also able to boast the same. Eleven years after UK conservationist Damian Aspinall reintroduced a pair of Western lowland gorillas into the wild, he and his daughter, Tansy, met with them again in Gabon, West Africa.

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Canada’s Environmental Agency Boldly Bans Dangerous But Popular Pesticide

Posted by on December 1, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Canada’s Environmental Agency Boldly Bans Dangerous But Popular Pesticide

If you want some hope that despite Trumps election, some countries are still getting greener, look north to Canada. They just banned a dangerous pesticide, despite big industry and strong lobbying.

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These Sacred Sioux Sites Have Been Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Sacred Sioux Sites Have Been Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Sacred sites have been bulldozed, protestors have been hosed down. History is being made (in an unfavorable way) at Standing Rock.

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Sweden Is Recycling So Much Trash, It’s Running Out

Posted by on November 20, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Sweden Is Recycling So Much Trash, It’s Running Out

Sweden has transformed the way they get rid of their waste to such an extent that only 1 per cent of it ends up in landfill sites, and they have even found a way to transform the remaining polluting gas into biofuel.

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The Stats Are In: THIS Is the Biggest Environmental Hazard You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by on November 18, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Stats Are In: THIS Is the Biggest Environmental Hazard You’ve Never Heard Of

Could washing your clothes be dangerous for the environment? A new study says, “Yes!”

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Grow Your Own Food Throughout the Year with the Cost and Energy Efficient Micro-Climate System [Video]

Posted by on November 18, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Grow Your Own Food Throughout the Year with the Cost and Energy Efficient Micro-Climate System [Video]

As the population keeps on increasing, so too will humans have to keep searching for food, water and other basic necessities of life. The Greenhouse of the Future may have the solution to our problem.

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Adidas To Make 1 Million Pairs Of Sneakers From Recycled Ocean Plastic By 2017

Posted by on November 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Adidas To Make 1 Million Pairs Of Sneakers From Recycled Ocean Plastic By 2017

This shoe is the first in the world to be made from recycled ocean plastic. All debris will be obtained from a string of 1,000 coral islands off India’s western coast. According to Adidas, its collaboration with Parley for the Oceans is the “beginning of the end of ocean plastic.” One would hope so, as plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on the environment.

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What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Find out which bird species are most likely to eat our garbage.

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