Environment

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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An Oasis For Bees And People Alike: How One Man Is Growing Food For Both (For Free)

Posted by on March 28, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
An Oasis For Bees And People Alike: How One Man Is Growing Food For Both (For Free)

That’s why David Young decided to create Capstone Community Gardens & Orchard, a volunteer-run non-profit that has converted over 30 blighted and abandoned lots into gardens and orchards for the community. Young started his organization, Capstone Community Gardens & Orchard, shortly after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, when he saw that there were many without food and no resources to access fresh food in the area. With a crumbling infrastructure that wasn’t likely to be fixed anytime soon, companies didn’t want to rebuild many stores, making it even more difficult for the already-poor district to find the food they need to thrive.

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Electrifying Images Of Wi-Fi Signals Show Invisible World Of EMF Bombardment

Posted by on March 27, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Electrifying Images Of Wi-Fi Signals Show Invisible World Of EMF Bombardment

The “Digital Ethereal” project provides a fascinating visualization of the movement of Wi-Fi signals. The strength of the Wi-Fi’s movement is depicted in a series of colors. It is possible that the constant bombardment of EMF frequencies which results from nearly ceaseless interaction with Wi-Fi frequencies is adversely affecting the populations’ health. However, the science is sparse on this topic and, therefore, controversial.

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Circular Runways Could Cut Airline Fuel Consumption and Reduce Noise, But Will They Take Off?

Posted by on March 27, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Circular Runways Could Cut Airline Fuel Consumption and Reduce Noise, But Will They Take Off?

If round runways can actually save fuel and reduce noise, will people accept them? Read this.

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A Modern Day Johnny Appleseed: One Man’s Life Mission To Restore Forests In Brazil

Posted by on March 27, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
A Modern Day Johnny Appleseed: One Man’s Life Mission To Restore Forests In Brazil

Antonio Vincente has made forest restoration his life work and legacy. Now nearly 85 years old, Vincente has spent the last 40 years planting over 50,000 trees on his 31 hectare patch of land in the Serra da Mantiqueira mountain range of São Paulo, Brazil. He expresses his mission for future sustainability: “I didn’t do it for money, I did it because when I die, what’s here will remain for everyone…”

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Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Developed An Ingenious Solution To Help Them

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Developed An Ingenious Solution To Help Them

Frend named his koala water stations Blinky Drinkers. 10 of these water stations were set up at different ground and tree levels, along with surveillance equipment, back in April 2016 in an area that contained sizeable populations of koalas. After examining the recorded footage of the drinking koalas, the researchers were shocked at the findings…

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These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Want to know the US cities that are leading the way in committing to renewable energy? Read this.

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Solar Bike Path Creates More Energy Than Expected and Is Being Expanded

Posted by on March 22, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Bike Path Creates More Energy Than Expected and Is Being Expanded

The Dutch have a lot of good ideas. And since they ride a lot of bikes, a solar bike path seems like a good one. Check out this interesting source of energy.

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Scientists Sound the Alarm: CO2 Levels Race Past Point of No Return

Posted by on March 21, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Scientists Sound the Alarm: CO2 Levels Race Past Point of No Return

Peter Tans, the lead scientist at NOAA says, “The rate of CO2 growth over the last decade is 100 to 200 times faster than what the Earth experienced during the transition from the last Ice Age.” Read more about this…

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