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Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

There are many ways to bring sustainability into your life without breaking your budget — in fact, it can even help you save money. From breaking bad habits around the house to making upgrades in your home, you can live guilt-free and keep your newly saved dollar bills.

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Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Posted by on October 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 14 Comments
Are We Recycling Too Much of Our Trash?

Is it conceivable that society can recycle too much?

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How We Can Make the World A Better Place For All By 2030

Posted by on October 16, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
How We Can Make the World A Better Place For All By 2030

On this Ted Talk video, social progress expert Michael Green invites us to imagine how we can end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years.

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A Great Need For Climate Consciousness

Posted by on September 19, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 4 Comments
A Great Need For Climate Consciousness

Clearly we need a global reordering of priorities, away from short-term economic gain and towards long-term sustainability.

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Third U.S. City Goes 100% Renewable

Posted by on September 8, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Third U.S. City Goes 100%  Renewable

The city’s “100 percent” goal is just one component of its larger strategy to reduce both operational and community-wide greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2004 levels by 2020 and 80 percent below 2004 levels by 2050.

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Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require Revolutionary Political, Economic and Social Shifts

Posted by on August 7, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 25 Comments
Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require Revolutionary Political, Economic and Social Shifts

The amount of humans on Earth is growing—projections point to an extra 2.5 billion people by 2020. But tangled within the problem of more hungry mouths is environmental degradation, social injustice and humans pushing toward the very boundaries of the planet when it comes to resources such as food, water and energy, according to Ehrlich and Harte.

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Study: When Human Consumption Slows, Planet Earth Can Heal

Posted by on July 23, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Study: When Human Consumption Slows, Planet Earth Can Heal

What the researchers found was that 71 percent of the rise in carbon emissions from 1997 to 2007 was due to “economic growth.” Alternately, “83 percent of the decrease during 2007-2009 was due to decreased consumption and changes in the production structure of the U.S. economy,” with just 17 percent related to changes in the type of fuels used.

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“Smart” Villages Incorporate High-Tech and Sustainable Agriculture

Posted by on June 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 5 Comments
“Smart” Villages Incorporate High-Tech and Sustainable Agriculture

Utilizing high-tech construction to create ecological ‘smart-villages,’ many rural families can expect to increase their monthly income 3-fold while living in an integrated, sustainable farm system that includes a communal farming operation of aquaponics, grain-fields watered from the fish tanks with ‘high-cost’ plants, trees, and special technology in ‘autopots’ that reduce the need for pesticides and fertilizers.

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Going Rogue: 15 Ways to Detach From the System

Posted by on April 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
Going Rogue: 15 Ways to Detach From the System

Being dependent on our own capabilities and resources helped create a strong, plentiful country for so long. That said, the existing country as it is now is entirely different than when it began.

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Plant These 7 Essential Crops For Ultimate Self-Reliance

Posted by on April 12, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
Plant These 7 Essential Crops For Ultimate Self-Reliance

If you have the space, growing your own food is one of the best ways to survive a SHTF scenario.

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11 Clever Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
11 Clever Ways to Conserve Water at Home

California drought or no California drought, we should all treat our water as the precious resource that it is.

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10 Simple Hacks for a Successful Vegetable Garden

Posted by on March 29, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
10 Simple Hacks for a Successful Vegetable Garden

These 10 quick tips can help you save time, increase your growing space, and reduce costs for your vegetable garden.

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36 Amazing Facts About Water

Posted by on March 20, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
36 Amazing Facts About Water

Here are 36 facts that we bet you didn’t know about water.

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New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Posted by on December 7, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Not even unlimited clean energy is an automatic magic bullet that will completely solve the crisis our world is currently facing. We still must learn to treat the Earth with respect and reverence, and only take what we need.

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Small Wages, Huge Pollution: New Report Exposes Walmart’s Coal-Saturated Climate Destruction

Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
Small Wages, Huge Pollution: New Report Exposes Walmart’s Coal-Saturated Climate Destruction

Undermining claims of ‘leadership in sustainability,’ new report reveals mega-retailers heavy dependence on coal-fired electricity

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