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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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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World’s Water Supply Running Dry; How You Can Help Conserve Water

Written by on March 20, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 49 Comments
World’s Water Supply Running Dry; How You Can Help Conserve Water

New data from NASA claims that a third of the world’s water reservoirs are running low, and numerous causes, including climate change, are being implicated.

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Scientists Cannot Explain Why Humpback Whales Are Displaying This Strange Behavior

Written by on March 20, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Scientists Cannot Explain Why Humpback Whales Are Displaying This Strange Behavior

Reports state that the majority of the sighted whales seem to be young, which points to the fact that a congregation of whales usually indicates that a particular part of the ocean is especially productive, together with the presence of a dense concentration of prey.

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Nearly Extinct Vaquita (Porpoises) and Rare Totoaba (Fish) Found Dead – Here’s the Probable

Written by on March 17, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Nearly Extinct Vaquita (Porpoises) and Rare Totoaba (Fish) Found Dead – Here’s the Probable

More dead marine life has been found in the gulf of California. Read about the almost extinct Vaquita (only 30 left)!

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Scientists Say About 90% of Sperm Is Now Damaged and Swims Poorly from Chemical Exposure

Written by on March 15, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Scientists Say About 90% of Sperm Is Now Damaged and Swims Poorly from Chemical Exposure

Are we on the brink of a male fertility crisis? The stats are scary! Read this.

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Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

Written by on March 15, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

As can be seen in this video, one of the whales decided to give the kayakers a piggyback ride. Watch the incredible footage.

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Environmental Activists Carve Big Message Into Trump’s California Golf Course

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Environmental Activists Carve Big Message Into Trump’s California Golf Course

Do you know the sly message that environmental activists carved into President Trump’s California golf course? See it here.

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IKEA Launches Sustainable DIY Indoor Garden

Written by on March 11, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
IKEA Launches Sustainable DIY Indoor Garden

IKEA continually proves itself to be one of the most environmentally-friendly companies on the planet. The Swedish home furnishings retailer introduced a hydroponic garden last year that allows you to grow fresh produce

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These 76 Women Scientists Are Changing the World (One Glacier at a Time)

Written by on March 10, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
These 76 Women Scientists Are Changing the World (One Glacier at a Time)

Women make up over 50% of the U.S. workforce, but only 24% of workers in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math (STEM). That’s why this record-breaking Antartic trip by 76 women scientists is so important. Read about it.

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Small Victory in Indonesia as Rainforests Returned to Indigenous Control

Written by on March 10, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Small Victory in Indonesia as Rainforests Returned to Indigenous Control

The wanton destruction of the ‘lungs of the earth,’ our rainforests, will either end when they’ve all been cut and sold off, or when we return to a sane policy of proper stewardship of these lands. This small victory is a sign that progress can be made.

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