Environment

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

Written 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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Barack Obama Warns Americans “To Be Prepared For A Disaster”

Written by on June 5, 2016 in Environment, Preparedness with 45 Comments
Barack Obama Warns Americans “To Be Prepared For A Disaster”

Unlike Venezuela, it looks like we still have a little bit more time to prepare for what is ahead. Some people will relax and use this time to party, but those that are wise will work diligently and will do what they can to get ready for the potentially challenging times that are approaching.

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

Written 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]

Written 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”

Written 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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6 Prepper Laws You Should Never Break

Written by on May 29, 2016 in Environment, Preparedness with 1 Comment
6 Prepper Laws You Should Never Break

Becoming fully prepared is an ongoing process and will undoubtedly require a lot of effort on your part, but starting here will make sure you can survive most situations.

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New Study Says Geoengineering the Climate Not a Solution to Climate Change

Written by on May 27, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 4 Comments
New Study Says Geoengineering the Climate Not a Solution to Climate Change

Regardless of where you stand, geoengineering has been a controversial topic in recent years, both as a subject of conspiracy research and environmental concerns. One of the reasons the topic is so controversial is because of the possible risks.

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India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Farming with 39 Comments
India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Indian farmers are committing suicide as an unprecedented heat wave hits the country.

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10 Magical Places on Earth That Have Been Saved By Endangered Species

Written by on May 22, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 4 Comments
10 Magical Places on Earth That Have Been Saved By Endangered Species

From sea otters to cave bats, endangered creatures have stolen our hearts and caused us to fight for their habits. Here are 10 beautiful places that have been preserved because certain animals call them home.

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Here’s Why Deep Sea Life Looks So Strange & How They Survive

Written by on May 20, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Here’s Why Deep Sea Life Looks So Strange & How They Survive

In the deepest depths it is pitch-dark, the water is freezing cold and the pressure is pulverising. Yet animals somehow sea creatures somehow survive in this most extreme environment. Here’s why…

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This Eco-Conscious County Said ‘No’ to Nestle and Won in a ‘Landslide Victory’

Written by on May 20, 2016 in Environment with 9 Comments
This Eco-Conscious County Said ‘No’ to Nestle and Won in a ‘Landslide Victory’

Despite the fact that a Nestle water bottling plant would have created jobs in Hood River County, citizens overwhelming voted to not give Nestle Corporation the go ahead – a BIG eco-victory!

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Massachusetts Court Sides with Teenagers in ‘Historic’ Climate Victory

Written by on May 18, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
Massachusetts Court Sides with Teenagers in ‘Historic’ Climate Victory

The unanimous decision from the state’s highest court reverses a lower court ruling and requires the state Department of Environmental Protection issue regulations “that address multiple sources of categories of sources of greenhouse gas emissions…”

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Here’s an Emergency Supply List Based On The Things They’ve Run Out Of In Venezuela

Written by on May 17, 2016 in Environment, Preparedness with 6 Comments
Here’s an Emergency Supply List Based On The Things They’ve Run Out Of In Venezuela

Every day, there is more dire news out of Venezuela. Thousands have turned to looting in order to feed their families. Long lines, empty stores, and hospitals without electricity are the norm instead of an unusual occurrence. The time to prepare is now, well before our situation potentially devolves into something similar.

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Here’s What’s Destroying the Rain Forest and What YOU Can Do About It

Written by on May 17, 2016 in Environment with 14 Comments
Here’s What’s Destroying the Rain Forest and What YOU Can Do About It

In recent years, Brazil’s total export value of beef increased dramatically, from $1.9 million to $1.9 billion. It has the largest commercial cattle herd of approximately 180 – 190 million head. The government of Brazil offers loans of billions of dollars to support the expansion of its beef industry, and the U.S., alone, consumes more than 200 million pounds of beef every year. We really have to ask ourselves, is a summer beef Bar-B-Que, a trip to McDonald’s, or Kobe Steak House really worth this shocking devastation to one of the world’s most precious resources?

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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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