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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

Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Posted by on July 12, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Clean energy proponents say wave energy technology has enormous potential to provide zero emissions electricity to Australians.

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Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 6 Comments
Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

“Sustainable Architecture meets the needs of its occupants, at anytime, anywhere, without jeopardizing the welfare and development of future generations. It involves honest commitment to human development and social stability, using architectural strategies to optimize resources and materials, promoting renewable energy, minimizing waste and emissions, maintenance, functionality and the price of the buildings and improving the quality of life of its occupants.” – Luis de Garrido (architect who designed the Eye of Horus Eco-House).

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First Self-Driving, 3D-Printed Smart Bus Hits the Streets of Washington, DC

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
First Self-Driving, 3D-Printed Smart Bus Hits the Streets of Washington, DC

Olli, created by Arizona-based Local Motors, officially hit the streets of the nation’s capital Thursday. Using an app similar to Uber or Lyft, ride-seekers can order the bus to pick them up and drop them off at their destinations of choice.

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Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Posted by on June 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Environmentalists would be happy to know too that milestones for using renewable energy sources is also happening elsewhere in the world, including Germany and Denmark.

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The Demise of Rainwater

The Demise of Rainwater

Biochemical reactions take place (or, for that matter, do not take place…) at a specific temperature and pH. If the system or environment for that reaction is disturbed with respect to the acidity and temperature, then the reaction itself is interfered with.

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Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

As humans continue to create more than 100 million metric tons of polyethylene a year, scientists and environmentalists alike are scrambling to find a way to reverse the detrimental environmental effects of plastic waste.

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India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

If India can develop a 100% solar-powered airport, what is stopping the USA or any other country for that matter from doing this?!

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Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Posted by on June 15, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Big banks are still funding extreme fossil fuels. Read this and be informed!

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The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Los Angeles has long been seen as one of the country’s most modern cities. But now, as our collective dependence on power has been found guilty of damaging our water, air, and climate, the city is taking steps to be part of the new future: a clean energy future.

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Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

Posted by on June 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

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.

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By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

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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This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Posted by on June 3, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 15 Comments
This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Interested in tiny homes? Check out the Wikkelhouse – it’s a whole new breed!

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MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

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.”

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Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

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.

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Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

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

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