Environment

Simple Steps To Make Compost At Home

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 1 Comment
Simple Steps To Make Compost At Home

Any organic matter will eventually break down, but composting increases the breakdown speed. Here’s how to create a DIY compost.

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6 Homemade Herbicides That Kill the Weeds Without Killing the Earth

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Environment with 10 Comments
6 Homemade Herbicides That Kill the Weeds Without Killing the Earth

You don’t have to turn to toxic herbicides to kill your weeds. Here are a half a dozen ways to kill your weeks in an eco-friendly way.

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The Forgotten Island Destroyed by the Gulf Oil Spill

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Forgotten Island Destroyed by the Gulf Oil Spill

Cat Island was actually one of the 4 largest rookeries in Louisiana for brown pelicans, snowy egrets, roseate spoonbills, listeners and a variety of other shorebirds, so now its just a fragile remnant of what it was.

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Don’t Forget About the 2017 Dirty Dozen List: Most Pesticide-Tainted Produce

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming with 0 Comments
Don’t Forget About the 2017 Dirty Dozen List: Most Pesticide-Tainted Produce

Every year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out a list of the 12 types of produce that contain the most pesticides.

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GMO “Super Wheat” to be Grown in the UK Despite Fears

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
GMO “Super Wheat” to be Grown in the UK Despite Fears

The British government has approved the planting of a new experimental crop of genetically modified “super wheat” despite fears that it could contaminate other crops and despite opposition from about 30 environmental groups

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Pesticides Known to Kill Bees Found in U.S. Drinking Water

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Pesticides Known to Kill Bees Found in U.S. Drinking Water

On April 5, a team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Iowa reported that they had discovered neo-nicotinoids, a class of pesticides, in treated drinking water.

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This Is What It Will Look Like When New Orleans, New York City, and Mar-A-Lago Disappear Under Rising Seas

Posted by on April 28, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
This Is What It Will Look Like When New Orleans, New York City, and Mar-A-Lago Disappear Under Rising Seas

The new report, “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic,” found that previous estimates of sea level rise didn’t account enough for the fast pace of melting ice in the Arctic and Greenland. Climate Central created 3D visualizations of what U.S. cities will look like in NOAA’s most extreme scenario.

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Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Help Solve The Globe Waste Crisis

Posted by on April 26, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Help Solve The Globe Waste Crisis

Researchers discovered that the wax worm has a compound in their digestive systems that is capable of breaking down and digesting plastic.

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The Mystery of Antartica’s Blood Falls Finally Solved

Posted by on April 26, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
The Mystery of Antartica’s Blood Falls Finally Solved

New research by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks sheds insight into the process of what makes Antartica’s Blood Falls turn bloody red.

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Facts and History About Earth Day

Posted by on April 22, 2017 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Facts and History About Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution.

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Will Environmental Devastation Occur When Genetically Engineered Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 25 Comments
Will Environmental Devastation Occur When Genetically Engineered Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

The FDA exists to ensure that the food and drugs we consume are safe for humans, but does not typically evaluate the environmental impacts of putting new types of engineered foods (like G.E. salmon) into the ecosystem.

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Evidence of Free Energy in the Space All Around Us

Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Earth & Space, Eco-Friendly, Sci-Tech with 17 Comments
Evidence of Free Energy in the Space All Around Us

Everything in the entire universe, everything that you and I perceive to be solid matter, is actually not matter at all. All the space around us is pure energy which we will call vacuum energy. Not only that, but this vacuum energy is infinitely dense.

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Toxic Pesticides Found in Drinking Water, Plus More Alarming Pesticide News

Posted by on April 19, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Toxic Pesticides Found in Drinking Water, Plus More Alarming Pesticide News

Is your water safe? It’s very difficult to filter out pesticides. Read this and be informed.

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World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

The new “Saudi Vision 2030” aims at reducing the big oil producer’s reliance on oil. Yes, you heard that right – read this.

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This Teen Is On A Mission To Plant 150 Trees For Every Person On Earth

Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
This Teen Is On A Mission To Plant 150 Trees For Every Person On Earth

Finkbeiner eventually launched a website, hired a full-time employee, and founded Plant for the Planet. The movement gained momentum, resulting in Finkbeiner speaking to the UN and to the European Parliament. Not long after, Plant for the Planet received stewardship of the United Nations’ (UN) Billion Tree Campaign. Together, the two organizations have planted over 14 billion trees in over 130 countries. Best of all, the now 19-year-old is just getting started.

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