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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

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DISCOVERY: Luminescent “Windows” Could Transform Light Into Power

Written by on August 8, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
DISCOVERY: Luminescent “Windows” Could Transform Light Into Power

Engineers from Rice University in Houston developed a novel method of generating power through the use of glowing “windows” that redirect light to the solar cells lining their edges. The windows, known as luminescent solar concentrates (LSCs), are composed of a conjugated polymer sandwiched between two acrylic panels. #LightPower #SolarPower

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Solar System Monitoring Software: Sunny Portal

Written by on August 1, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar System Monitoring Software: Sunny Portal

Already installed a solar power system at home? Then, consider getting solar system monitoring software to ensure its performance. Read more about it here.

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Brits Turn Off Their Electric as the Environment Takes Priority Post-Pandemic

Written by on July 26, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Brits Turn Off Their Electric as the Environment Takes Priority Post-Pandemic

More than half of British women are trying to use less energy in the house. This includes turning off dormant lights and turning off electrical appliances when not in use.

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‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’: Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling

Written by on July 19, 2021 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’: Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling

Greenland announced a halt on new oil and gas exploration, citing climate and other environmental impacts. “Great news!” responded the Center for International Environmental Law. #RenewableEnergy #oildrilling

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California Is Planning Floating Wind Farms Offshore To Boost Its Power Supply – Here’s How They Work

Written by on July 15, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
California Is Planning Floating Wind Farms Offshore To Boost Its Power Supply – Here’s How They Work

In California, where drought has put pressure on the hydropower supply, the state is planning to develop the nation’s first floating offshore wind farms.

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South Korean Toilet Turns Poo Into Green Energy and Pays Its Users Digital Cash

Written by on July 13, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
South Korean Toilet Turns Poo Into Green Energy and Pays Its Users Digital Cash

The BeeVi toilet not only saves resources and generates clean energy, but also rewards students by dumping digital currency into their wallets. #ecofriendly #BeeVitoilet

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Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Written by on June 18, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Record Heat and Flimsy Power Grid Across US Illustrates Urgent Need for Green Infrastructure

Texas’ grid shutting down in both cold and heat,” said one Democratic lawmaker, “underscores the facts we need to invest in clean and renewable energy infrastructure. Immediately. #heatwave #gogreen

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‘Fossil Fuel Exit Strategy’ Shows Transition to Renewable Future Totally Doable

Written by on June 11, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Fossil Fuel Exit Strategy’ Shows Transition to Renewable Future Totally Doable

Ditching fossil fuels in favor of renewable energy in order to keep warming below the 1.5ºC threshold is both “necessary and technically feasible.” #RenewableEnergy #FossilFuelExit

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‘Keystone XL Is Dead!’: After 10-Year Battle, Climate Movement Victory Is Complete

Written by on June 10, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Keystone XL Is Dead!’: After 10-Year Battle, Climate Movement Victory Is Complete

The company behind the transnational tar sands pipeline known as the Keystone XL Pipeline has officially pulled the plug on its plans on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

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7 Things I Learned by Collaborating with Indigenous Wisdom Keepers

Written by on June 9, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
7 Things I Learned by Collaborating with Indigenous Wisdom Keepers

Natasha Deganello Giraudie discusses her seven lessons that I learned and was reminded of through the experience of co-directing the film with Michael “Pom” Preston of the Winnemem Wintu tribe of Mount Shasta, California. #onewordsawalmen

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As Wood Prices Surge 400%, Hemp Homes are Cheaper, More Efficient, and CO2 Negative

Written by on May 31, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
As Wood Prices Surge 400%, Hemp Homes are Cheaper, More Efficient, and CO2 Negative

As experts see no end in sight to the skyrocketing prices of lumber, this is shining a new light on the world of industrial hemp construction materials. #hemphomes

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Do Marine Protected Areas Work?

Written by on May 27, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Do Marine Protected Areas Work?

MPAs aim to protect marine life, such as the Hawksbill turtle, which is critically endangered. Watered-down management plans limit the effectiveness of MPAs. #MarineLife

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Humanity Must Embark on ‘New Relationship With the Natural World,’ Says Jane Goodall

Written by on May 24, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Humanity Must Embark on ‘New Relationship With the Natural World,’ Says Jane Goodall

Renowned conservationist and primatologist Jane Goodall has stressed the need for humanity to seize the coronavirus pandemic as a turning point to forge “a new relationship with the natural world.” #janegoodall

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Top 5 Benefits of Switching to Green Electric Cars

Written by on May 21, 2021 in Eco-Friendly with 0 Comments
Top 5 Benefits of Switching to Green Electric Cars

The future of driving is electric. Here are some of the many benefits of switching to a green electric car.

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Fuel For the Future: Chemist Develops Ammonia Fuel Cells that “Bottle” Sunshine and Wind

Fuel For the Future: Chemist Develops Ammonia Fuel Cells that “Bottle” Sunshine and Wind

Ammonia may become the foundation of the future of sustainable energy. If scientists harness this renewable bounty, ammonia could become the most dominant form of renewable and transportable energy in the future. #ammonia #RenewableEnergy

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