Environment

Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

Written by on July 7, 2016 in Environment, Uncategorized, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

An article by Omar Cherif exploring a collection of unique natural wonders from around the globe.

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WATCH: Pianist’s Poignant Concert On Arctic Ice Calls For Protected Sanctuary

Written by on July 1, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
WATCH: Pianist’s Poignant Concert On Arctic Ice Calls For Protected Sanctuary

This moving performance was done to raise awareness about this week’s OSPAR Commission gathering in Tenerife, Spain, where international delegates are meeting to decide on a proposal to safeguard 10 percent (226,150 square kilometers) of the Arctic. It may seem like the common sense thing to do, but according to Greenpeace, Denmark, Iceland and Norway are three countries that are attempting to block this proposal.

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

Written 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

Written 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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Demanding Ban on Deadly Pesticides, Advocates Drop Millions of Dead Bees on EPA Doorstep

Written by on June 23, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Demanding Ban on Deadly Pesticides, Advocates Drop Millions of Dead Bees on EPA Doorstep

The arrival of the truck full of dead bees at EPA headquarters heralds a rally in which environmental groups, beekeepers, organic food advocates and others will “deliver over 4 million signatures urging an immediate ban on bee-killing pesticides” to the agency.

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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

Written 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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Experts Warn Climate Change is ‘Changing the Contours’ of World’s Oceans

Written by on June 21, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Experts Warn Climate Change is ‘Changing the Contours’ of World’s Oceans

A study that found up to 80 tons of microplastic waste entering the sea every year from use of these cosmetics in the UK alone. Just imagine the kind of waste USA and China produce and contribute to the ocean’s waste problem.

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Protect Your Home, Yourself, & Your Family: 22 Natural Ways to Repel Insects

Written by on June 20, 2016 in Environment, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living, Wildlife with 6 Comments
Protect Your Home, Yourself, & Your Family: 22 Natural Ways to Repel Insects

From eucalyptus oil to white vinegar and more, there are lots of ways you can repel insects without putting toxins in your home or on your body. Try these.

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37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

Written by on June 19, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 30 Comments
37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

Dave Schuit, a honey-producer in Elmwood, Canada, said that his farm lost 37 million bees almost immediately after a nearby farm began planting GMO corn and spraying neonics on their crops.

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

Written 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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Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections

Written by on June 16, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 3 Comments
Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections

Despite the abundance of scientific studies documenting the rapid and dangerous decline of pollinator populations, state and federal lawmakers have yet to pass any meaningful protections for bees. The reason, according to the findings of a new investigation, is that pesticide giants such as Bayer, Monsanto, and Syngenta have deployed an aggressive lobbying campaign to dilute and suppress attempts to regulate their multi-billion dollar industry—with great success.

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

Written 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

Written 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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Watch the Stunning Beauty Of Monarch Butterflies Filling The Sky (Video)

Written by on June 13, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 3 Comments
Watch the Stunning Beauty Of Monarch Butterflies Filling The Sky (Video)

Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible — and increasingly threatened — creatures.

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